Manually stripping paint with a scraper is an intense, time-consuming project. But it doesn’t have to be if you use a pressure washer. A heavy-duty project like this requires a pressure washer with a rating of at least 2500 PSI. This Home & Gaden How-to video will show you how ...more
String on a Pressure Washer
When storing your pressure washer for more than 30 days, it is important to take preventative steps to protect the pump and other components from damage caused by the cold temperatures. This home and harden How-to video will show you how to protect and store you pressure washe ...more
Using a pressure washer to clean the outside of your home or driveway, is great and easy to use. But what happens when it becomes stuck and there's hardly any pressure? Well you're about to find out. In this next tutorial, you'll see how to fix a sticking Karcher pressure wash ...more
Stucco's textured surface collects a lot of dust and dirt. A pressure washer can blast away this unsightly buildup. Watch this Home & Garden How-to video to learn how to clean stucco on the outside of your home using a pressure washer. Pressure wash stucco around a house. Clic ...more
Cleaning the siding on the second story of your house used to be a difficult task. But pressure washers have made cleaning high up places easier than ever. No need to use use a scaffolding or ladder. Watch this Home & Garden how to video to learn how to use a pressure washer t ...more
Learn how to use a pressure washer for various cleaning purposes.
Outdoor furniture is made of a lot of different things: Wood, iron, aluminum, even plastic. Dust, dirt, mold, mildew and moss on your outdoor furniture can be cleaned off almost immediately with a pressure washer. Watch this how-to video and learn to use a pressure washer to c ...more
Nice weather means backyard barbecues. But grease and grime can accumulate pretty quickly in between cookouts. Cleaning your barbecue grill is a breeze with a pressure washer. Watch this how to video and learn how to properly wash your outdoor grill with a pressure washer. Cle ...more
Boats look great in the water, but take them out and you’ll often find build-ups of algae and other invasive aquatic species. A pressure washer can help keep your boat looking its best – in and out of the water. Watch this how-to video to learn how to clean your boat with a pr ...more
Pressure washing is the easiest, most effective way to remove grease, oil, dirt and salt that’s been ground into concrete driveways, walkways, and patios. Most of the time, a high-pressure wash is enough to clean concrete. Learn how to clean concrete areas with the use of a pr ...more
There isn’t an easier, faster way to clean garbage cans than pressure washing. With the help of this home and garden how-to video cleaning your garbage cans will be a cinch. Watch this video and put your pressure washer to good use. Clean garbage cans with a pressure washer. C ...more
Wood fences take a beating. They’re out in the weather 24/7, which can leave them faded, green, even mossy. But you can turn back the clock with a pressure washer. Watch this Home & Garden How-to video to learn how easy it is to clean wood fences with the use of a pressure was ...more
You know something is a real pain to clean if people would rather throw it away and buy new ones. Cleaning mini-blinds can be a tedious task when you have to other things to do around the house. This How-to video will show you how to use a pressure washer to clean mini-blinds. ...more
Brick is a popular choice of home builders for its rich, classic look. But dirt, grime, and even moss can cause discoloration over time. Luckily, pressure washing can restore brick to its former glory. Watch this Home & Garden How-to video to learn how easy it is to clean and ...more
Ask the Builder host, Tim Carter, walks you through how to use a pressure washer to clean moss, lichen, and algae off your roof without damaging the shingles of your home.
Watch as a seasoned professional demonstrates how to use a pressure washer, including how to prepare for the task, how to maintain your equipment, and how to clean various surfaces, in this free online video about home maintenance. Part 1 of 18 - How to Use a pressure washer. ...more
Pressure washers are a great way to clean a brick patio - if you do it right! The pressure washer can harm the surface you are cleaning or even yourself. The basic operation of the pressure washer is to take the low pressure from you garden hose and increase the pressure with ...more
Pressure washing alone is enough to clean most surfaces, but for stubborn stains or mold and mildew, the use of cleaning detergents can help make cleaning easier and more effective. Watch this how-to video to learn how easy it is to use cleaning detergents with your pressure w ...more
Just bought a brand new pressure washer and don't know how to use it? Watch this How-to video to learn the proper techniques for correct set up and operation of you pressure washer. Learn how to use it and keep your house clean all year round with you new washer. Set up a pres ...more
Everybody loves a pool or spa, at least until it's time to clean them. But it doesn't have to be a tough, dirty job, if you have a pressure washer. This how to video will show an easy way to use a pressure washer to clean almost any pool or spa. Clean pools and spas with a pre ...more
The many uses of a pressure washer that can be fun and save time on the harder cleaning jobs around the house. Always use safety glasses when using power tools. The pressure washer easily attaches to a garden hose and multiplies the water pressure. It is good for removing dirt ...more
A pressure washer is a fantastic tool, but if used incorrectly can cause many problems. Tim Carter of Ask the Builder demonstrates the basics about pressure washers and power washers so you get excellent results without hurting your home property or yourself.
In this series of videos you'll learn how to properly use and maintain a pressure washer. Expert Matthew Christian shows you various types of pressure washers, how to set up the machine for use, and offers some basic safety tips. Part 1 of 16 - How to Maintain a pressure washe ...more
A pressure washer is a great tool for home maintenance, but be careful which one you choose. This hot to video will show you how to choose the best pressure washer for the job.
We'll show you how to use an attachment for a power washer called a "Foamer" - you'll never hand wash a car or boat again! Video: . Step 1: Select a Safe Biodegradable Detergent There are many types of detergents out there - the key factor is to consult your users manual to m ...more
The worst can always happen. Even if you think you're absolutely prepared, you can somehow find yourself stranded in the middle of nowhere by yourself. It can happen. Without a map, without a compass, without a cell phone... without food and water. There are plenty of dange ...more
A pressure washer can help keep soffits and gutters clean and looking their best. Watch this Home & Garden how-to video to learn how easy it is to keep your soffits and gutters clean with a pressure washer. Don't let dirty gutters ruin the appearance of your home. Pressure was ...more
Mike Kraft tells us how to clean a concrete driveway in this video. The driveway can collect a lot of different stains, which can lead to deterioration. Pressure washing is the best way to clean a brick or concrete driveway. You will first need to place detergent onto the driv ...more
Over time, wood decks can become discolored by dirt, mildew, and rainwater. A cleaning with a pressure washer can restore your deck to its natural beauty. Watch this Home & Garden how-to video to learn how to clean a wood deck using a pressure wash. Pressure wash a wood deck. ...more
This video is led by Eddie from Long Island Boaters Club. As the boating season ends, Eddie explains, it is very important to clean and prepare your boat for storage for the winter. An important part of this process is to power wash the algae growth and barnacle debris that ca ...more
There is a lot of mystery and voodoo surrounding blues guitar these days. With the common opinion claiming that in order to play the blues you have to really feel the music and respond with your playing. While this is certainly the case when improvising, I would argue that a g ...more
You will Need! 1 box of detergent (should be at least 3/4 full) 1 foot of string Cutting tool and sharp object, such as screwdriver Setting Up! Empty out the box into another container. On the bottom of the box, make 3 cuts to make a flap, bend that flap up and down to ma ...more
I decided to make a quick banner for my RC plane. It was basically free, but you might need to get a few materials if you don't have them. My plane is a Hobbyzone Champ, which is a hardy but tiny plane, weighing only 1.3 ounces with the battery. My how-to is modeled after this ...more
This is the demo showing how to seal your deck. The first thing you should need to do is to wash the deck. Most people prefer to use a pressure washer for that. You should be careful while using a pressure washer. The components needed for this are Armor All E-Z Deck Wash. It’ ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to paint aluminum siding. Steps: 1. Rub siding with cloth to check for powdery paint pigment and mildew. 2. Cover ground and nearby shrubs with drop cloths. 3. Test old siding paint for lead using a lead test kit; if lead is p ...more
Back again with another in their great informational series for do it yourselves at home, Lowe's presents this video hosted by Mike Kraft demonstrating how to pressure wash your home's exterior siding. Mike describes in detail the tools, supplies, and steps you will need to ta ...more
To make an Airsoft grenade, you will need to following: PVC pipe, PVT, a pin, a bolt, a PVC coupling, glue, torch, wire, spring, washer, pressure switch, cloth, bungee cord, 1 inch PVC, and a nut. Place the PVC in the PVT. Cut a strip in the pipe, about 1 3/4 inches, place a ...more
Some people may not realize it, but getting your bike soakes in water can be a bad idea. Not only can it lead to rust, but certain parts and componenets can become damaged. This leads to you having to replace it sooner than later. In this next tutorial, you'll find out how to ...more
Ron Hazelton shows how to restore a weathered and worn deck. Twisted boards can be straightened using a notched 2x4 as a lever, then secured with 5 inch screws. Remove popped nails, and replace with longer thicker nails. Use a punch to countersink slightly high nails. Clean th ...more
There are many kinds of faucets, but chances are your leaky fixture is a compression faucet -- and it's a snap to fix. You will need an adjustable wrench, a screwdriver, a new washer, and a rag, string, wicking or plumber's putty. Watch this instructional video to learn how to ...more
Ok, shutterbug, you need to keep your camera from shaking, but there’s no tripod in sight. Relax--you can still get the perfect shot. Here a couple easy tricks to help you get a steady shot without a tripod. You will need: -a piece of string as tall as you -a beanbag -a quart ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to build a wave machine out of household items. You will need: 20 straws, 40 paper clips, 2 pieces of tape, and 1 washer to make this. First, you will need to pull out a long string of tape and lay it down with the sticky side up. After this, you ...more
Assuming that you're not a burglar-in-training, you may one day find yourself in a situation where you have to break into a home through a door chain lock. But what to do if you have no time to wait for a locksmith? All you need is some kind of string (dental floss, yarn, rib ...more
With this cool science trick by Mr. G, learn how to weigh something you can't even see! Using a stick, some string and two balloons, you can see in your very own home that air, invisible as it is, has weight. This is a good example to show atmospheric pressure.
This how-to video is about how to repair a leaky faucet. One of the most common problems with the faucet is the replacement of the rubber washer, which is located on the bottom of the valve unit. First, stop the water supply by turning off the stop valve at the bottom of the s ...more
You don't need to rent an expensive pressure washer to get your deck clean. Learn how to clean your deck without using a pressure washer with this tutorial. You can get a beautiful, shiny wood deck with the steps from this how to video.
In this DIY project on video, learn how to paint the roof eaves and fascia of your home. Our expert will show you everything you need to know to get the job done. Get tips on preparing the eaves with a pressure washer, scraping off old paint, caulking, spackle, priming, and mo ...more
In this DIY home improvement video series, learn how to pressure wash the exterior of your house—as well as the sidewalks, driveway and deck. Our expert will show you where to get a pressure washing machine, how to hook it up, what wands and tips to use, and how to start the p ...more
In this DIY project on video, learn how to paint the exterior of your home. Our expert will show you everything you need to know to get the job done. Get tips on preparing the wall with a pressure washer, scraping off old paint, caulking, spackle, priming, and more. Learn the ...more
A common problem for many guitarists is what I call the intermediate plateau. As a beginner, you improved rapidly. You got faster and more fluid almost on a daily basis. Then it stopped. However hard you practice, you don’t seem to get any better. The solution is simple and o ...more
Tired of static cling? You can make your very own dryer balls that will prevent your clothes from having static clean and it only takes some yarn and pantyhose. You can even make scented dryer balls using this method. Make a dryer ball that will eliminate static cling without ...more
Many people don't know what a roll over nozzle is or what it is used for. This simple video shows you what this inexpensive attachment is, what it's used for and how easy it is to attach to a pressure washer! Video: .
Learn how to chime on the ukulele! It's really easy! You can chime on the fifth fret on the bar. You don't actually put pressure on the strings. Watch the video to learn more.
How To : Make a Router Table Out of Your Tablesaw Drop Top With an Adjustable Solid Wood Fence, and Solid Wood Fence Plate
Materials 4 - 5" long bolts 4 matching nuts 8 heavy duty flat washers 4 to 6 - 2" taper head screws Longer bolts to mount the router base to a thicker surface. These must match the thread of the original bolts that came with the router. 1 hunk of wood - 1 1/2" thick x 4" wide ...more
Choose and buy a Guitar - A beginners guide to the Guitar. The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments there is, appealing to both the young and the not so young and spanning different musical genre's such as blues, pop, rock, classical and many more. So, Im gu ...more
In order to make furniture out of old cardboard boxes, you will need cardboard boxes, rods, nuts, and washers. Cut many pieces of cardboard in the shape of an L. When you have enough cut pieces to make a chair the size that you want, begin fastening the pieces together, by pu ...more
This video describes the process of cutting a beer bottle in half. First a piece of string is tied around a glass beer bottle to gauge the proper length that the string should be. Next, excess string is cut off and the tied string loop is slid up and off of the bottle. Next, t ...more
In this video Joseph Paul demonstrates how to play slide guitar. Slides come in either metal or glass, metal being preferable because it doesn‚Äôt break if you drop it. Slides are usually worn on the pinky finger but you can use any finger that is comfortable. Lay the slide f ...more
This video shows how to make a bale of pine straw using a one-man-baler, aka, a box baler. The two strings are pre-cut to around 90", having a 'eye' tied on one end. The 'eye' is slipped over the rod at top of baler and routed inside the baler and back out through the long slo ...more
People ask me all the time, "Nick, what are the best blinds for my home in terms of Wood vs. Faux Wood?" Well the answer to that question is not so cut and dry. However, I can help steer you in the right direction. In this post, we will examine the pros and cons of both wood a ...more