This video will show you an easy way to siphon the water off of your swimming pool cover with a garden hose. You can also drain the water from your swimming pool using this method. Video: .
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This three-part video tutorial demonstrates how to acid wash and paint a swimming pool. In part 1, host Tim Casey shows you how to properly and safely acid wash your swimming pool to prepare for painting. Part 2 discusses the steps involved in repairing cracks in a pool wall, ...more
The proper steps to close your swimming pool. The temperature in your region will be the key deciding factor on whether to close your pool or not. If you are closing the pool there is certain equipment you will require. A pool brush, skimmer net, pool vacuum, water tests stri ...more
Spring is here and you are excited to use your in-ground swimming pool again. Problem is, you find your pool filled with green water after opening it. What do you do? Watch this two-part video tutorial to learn how to backwash your pool filter and clear up that swampy green po ...more
Swimming season is here! Learn how to treat the water in your swimming pool when opening it for the summer season in this pool care video from our swimming pool expert. Part 1 of 15 - How to Removing algae from a swimming pool. Removing algae from a swimming pool - Part 2 of 1 ...more
A water feature is a great way to add interest to your swimming pool. Watch this how to video as Danny Lipford talks with Jack as he installs a special water feature to your swimming pool.
Is your swimming pool a little cloudy? It may be cause by a number of things, and Lowe's has the answers to fixing this problem. Mike Kraft, Lowe's home improvement expert, shares his tips for clearing that cloudy swimming pool water in no time. Learn how to backwash pool filt ...more
Summer is just around the corner, so there's no better time than now to get everything ready to try and beat the heat. This is especially true for swimming pools. If you own a swimming pool, it's important to clean the filter every year to make sure there's no junk going in. S ...more
There are a lot of low cost options when you are building your swimming pool. In this how to video, Danny Lipford explores a few options for less expensive swimming pools.
Lowe's home improvement expert Mike Craft gives the low down on how to maintain your swimming pool. Pool maintenance is essential for keeping your pool like new and in tip-top condition. You will need some basic materials such as water test strips, chlorine tablets, algae-cide ...more
Sometimes, there might be a minor bug in Sims 3 which makes the water in a swimming pool look very dark - like seawater or lake water. You can easily fix this bug in the options menu and get clear water in your pool!
In this video, we learn how to find the volume of a swimming pool. To do this, you will first need to find the measurements of all the sides that are on the pool. After this, you will plug in the measurements that you found into the equation to find the volume. This equation i ...more
Swimming pools are a lot of fun, but occasionally you may have some problems with your water. If you're starting to see algae grow, you're going to need to get rid of it. Thankfully, Mike Kraft, Lowe's home improvement expert, has some tips for maintaining your pool and algae ...more
This video shows you how to inspect a pool for safety and proper maintenance.
If your swimming pool is green you're going to want to shock it firs,t to kill the algae in the pool. What usually happens next is that it turns white, and is very hard to filter out. I used flock made by Blue Shield to help clear our swimming pool up. The flock attaches itse ...more
This video will show you how to connect your above ground pool vacuum and hose to the sand filter on your swimming pool. Video: .
Learn how to winterize your swimming pool and prepare it for the winter months. Video: .
This video will show you how to test the Chlorine and PH levels of your swimming pool water with a test kit. Video: .
This video will explain to you, that you can use baking soda to maintain the PH level in your swimming pool, and will also help to keep the water crystal clear. Video: .
Skip Conversions = guerilla art + recycling + creative urban upcycling. My three favorites below (particularly the pool, which literally interprets the term "dumpster diving").
This video will show you an easy way to fix a crack in the plastic cover of your pool filter. This is a great tip that will keep the air from coming through the crack in your pool filter cover. Video: .
The day has finally arrived — Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Apart from minor upgrades, the two might not appear to be much different from last year's S8 and S8+, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. One feature that hasn't changed is the Galaxy's IP68 water-re ...more
They're finally here. Apple announced three new iPhone models at their "Gather Round" event in Cupertino, and they're all absolutely gorgeous phones. With bezel-less screens and polished titanium edges, the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR are truly marvels of engineering — but perha ...more
Planning the Trip Get lots of brochures Send for brochures of the places you will be visiting. Make a travel book with the brochures to get the grandchildren and their families excited. The best place to contact for these brochures are the Visitors Bureaus or the Chamber of ...more
As a former repair tech, I've heard the same reasons over and over as to why people opt not to purchase phone insurance. Some cite the cost—why pay extra every month for insurance when you're careful with your phone? Deductibles are expensive, so why not just spend that money ...more
With the upcoming Memorial Day weekend serving as the unofficial start of summer, Pepsi is turning to Instagram to help sell its soft drinks to quench the thirst of beachgoers and BBQers. This week, Pepsi kicked off its #Summergram (yes, with the hashtag symbol) campaign with ...more
MyFitnessPal adjusts your calorie goal for the day according to your activity level. The more active you tell the app you are, the more calories it tells you to consume — simple, right? Unfortunately, MFP doesn't tell you to consume fewer calories when you don't work out. Howe ...more
Whether you like to go swimming or jump in a hot shower with your Apple Watch on, the chance is pretty high that you'll get water inside its speaker. If you're a big runner, even sweat can get inside there. While there is no way to prevent water from getting inside your Apple ...more
With summer just ahead, you, or your children, may be looking forward to some pool time or the water park. When planning water-based fun this year, keep a heads-up for microbes. Between the germs on the bodies of swimmers and fecal material in the water, the clean looks of th ...more
Look no further than Flint, Michigan, to discover the serious consequences of contaminated drinking water. Around the world, water polluted by pathogens and toxins sickens people or cuts them off from safe drinking water. Looking for a solution, researchers created tiny, swimm ...more
Your smartphone stays with you everywhere you go, so it's only a matter of time before you spill coffee all over it or drop it on the ground. For some of you, it has already happened, perhaps even multiple times. That's why we thought it was important to find out which flagshi ...more
Throw a giant bob for apples challenge in a pool. Tie everyone's arms to their sides and dress them up like mermaids, tails, bikinis and all. Give them a giant scuba flipper. The balls are bull balls, fish guts or dead snakes. After a few runs, unleash a bunch of eels, octo ...more
New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-me ...more
Make your underwater dreams come true by turning yourself into a bona fide swimming mermaid. If mermaids did exist, you would be the perfect candidate to transform into the mythical creature. So check out this video tutorial form Little Orca to learn how to make your own merma ...more
This how-to video shows you how to open your above ground pool after it has sat there all winter. Make sure to remove water on top of the cover, any debris, and tubing securing the cover. Open your above ground pool and get it ready for summer. Check the skimmer, filter, and p ...more
This how-to video shows you how to open your in-ground pool after it has sat there all winter. Make sure to remove water on top of the cover, any debris, and tubing securing the cover. Open your in ground pool and get it ready for summer. Check the skimmer, filter, and pump be ...more
Get in shape and tone your body by getting in that pool for a swim! There's nothing better for your body than swimming and there are numerous techniques and avenues for the swimmer who wants to get in better shape. In this video, get expert tips and advice on how to get in sha ...more
Get bikini ready with a few tips from the experts. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine gives you a full-body workout centered around swimming exercises. Watch to learn how to dive into the pool to do the following exercise: egg beaters, stair star, water taxi, toe touch ...more
Hello all of you fellow pool shooters. This video tutorial is designed to help you look like a real pool shooter. There are no pool tricks here, but great and informative basic information on playing pool. This will help you become the accomplished billiards man you've always ...more
Getting regular cardiovascular exercise is extremely important to maintain good health but it can be difficult to find an exercise that isn't strenuous on the joints. Luckily aqua jogging is a great workout for any age. Aqua jogging is great for your cardiovascular system, an ...more
The resourceful fisherman of Holy Island (Lindisfarne, Northumberland, UK) are upcycling beautiful old fishing vessels into storage sheds. Flip it upside down, add a door, and the result is striking. Image credits: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. Previously, Transform Dirty D ...more
Check out how to fold an origami penguin with a design by Joost Langeveld. Then you can origami a swimming pool for it (just kidding!)
This how-to video is about how to simulate your own space vacation. To do this we need a basket ball, cup of water with food coloring and a pool ladder. When we are on the ground we can feel gravity and there is no gravity in the space, enter a swimming pool and use the pool ...more
Hey ladies! On your trip to Poland, learn how to ask those cute Polish guys out on date with a variety of phrases and questions taught in this video. A situational conversation lesson, learn how to say the following in the Polish language: "Shall we go to the swimming pool?", ...more
Save money on prom transportation by turning your parents’ station wagon into a one-of-a-kind limousine. Step 1: Attach the rope lights to the ceiling Attach the battery-operated rope lights to the inside edges of the car’s ceiling using clear packing tape. TIP: Tape the li ...more
About a quarter of a million homes sustain damage from broken pipes every winter. Here's how to avoid a similar fate. Watch this video to learn how to prevent pipes from freezing. You Will Need * A pipe insulator * Caulk Step 1. Attend to outdoor hoses Unhook, drain, and s ...more
Why waste your vacation dollars on pricey hotel rooms when there are cheaper – and sometimes free – alternatives? Watch this video to learn how to find cheap (or free) places to crash on vacation. You Will Need * Friends * Friends of friends * Hostels * Convents and monaster ...more
WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more
Learn how to get your body bikini ready. Try these proven methods to get an awesome bathing suit bod. You Will Need * Self-discipline * A place to swim * A pedometer * A natural bristle body brush * A Zen attitude Step 1. Flatten your tummy For washboard abs, start pedali ...more
A quick note before we get to any achievement talk. To get the 'Jaws' achievement in Battlefield 3, you'll need the Back to Karkand DLC. There are two ways to get it, though. Either you payed for it, or you got it for free because you pre-ordered the game. Okay, in order to g ...more
Bikini vs. The Wave I have always been a fan of the bikini, but it hasn't always loved me back. My private bits have often been left alone after even the most shallow dives into a pool. While swimming pools allow for re-adjustment or retrieval of your lost swimwear the ocean ...more
You have to wear a swimsuit at the beach or by the pool, but when you're out and about running errands or riding a bike along the pier, you should cover up those sexy gams and toned biceps in order to prevent sun damage. Be sun safe and chic all at once by learning how to mak ...more
Check out this instructional swimming video that demonstrates the proper techniques to practiceing the single arm drill. The single arm drill ensures that you are getting the rotation you need throughout your stroke. Push off the wall with both arms extended in front of you wi ...more
Everybody into the pool! Or the ocean! But not before you take measures to prevent your hair from getting fried. You Will Need * Leave-in hair conditioner with sunscreen * Club soda * A clarifying shampoo * A sulfate-free shampoo * A deep conditioner Step 1: Wet hair before s ...more
There are many things you have to do to prepare for installing a swimming pool. Follow along as we see what choices he makes when Danny Lipford installs a backyard swimming pool in his yard.
Find a friend’s pool in either late Spring or early Fall (need a cool night, but still want swimming to be an option). Unbeknownst to the friend, turn off the heater mid afternoon, allowing the water to cool during the evening. Overnight, fill the pool with Jell-O packets. An ...more
There are three parts to this (maybe it qualifies as tree pranks) the first would be stand next to the road as a plow goes by pushing a big snow pile into you. You will be amazed at how much fun it is and how far you will fly- and yes my stupid ass has done this. The second p ...more
You have four guys portraying the typical chicken fight game which is usually played in a swimming pool (example image attached). Only, this fight isn't inside a pool of water, but a pool of sewage or animal waste. Two guys are attached to stilts. Two other guys are placed on ...more
Learn how to warm up in the water in this free exercise video on swimming pool workouts and aqua fitness. Warm up in the water with aqua fitness - Part 1 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Warm up in the water with aqua fitness - Part 2 of 15. Click ...more
Swimming in the ocean requires a few unique considerations. Ocean swimming is more unpredictable than swimming in a pool or lake. Get expert tips and advice in this swimming video tutorial. Take Action: Stay in range of lifeguard station. Don't push your limits. Pay attentio ...more