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How To : Use your washing machine

To use your washing machine you will need washing powder and fabric softener. Load the washing into the machine making sure you've separated whites from colors. Choose a low heat for delicates and a high heat for badly stained clothes. Use your washing machine. Click through t ...more

How To : Install a washing machine pump

This home appliance tutorial details how to install a washing machine pump into a washing machine without one. The steps are roughly as follows: Plug in the pump connector. Replace the two retaining screws from underneath. Replace both pipes and spring washers. For a video wal ...more

How To : Fit a washing machine belt

Washing machine belts can snap, or work loose, over time and reduce the effectiveness or even break your machine. This home appliance tutorial will get your machine running again. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on replacing a washing machine belt, watch this DIY video ...more

How To : Do laundry in a washing machine

Here's a helpful house and apartment video tip to help you succeed in your home. Watch this tutorial to learn how to wash you clothes in a washing machine. Washing machines certainly take the hard work out of washing your clothes. To make sure they come out the same way they ...more

How To : Check a washing machine pump for blockages

Ultimate Handyman demonstrates how to check a washing machine pump for blockages. First, disconnect the washing machine from the electricity source and remove the pump. The water sucks through the inlet and is pumped out of the outlet. Check to make sure that the pump doesn't ...more

How To : Fix a leaky washing machine valve

Suffering because of a leaky washing machine valve? It may be easier to fix than you think so, before calling a plumber, watch this DIY instructional video from handyman Hub Kirkpatrick. For step-by-step instructions on repairing your own leaky washing machine valve, take a lo ...more

How To : Repair the agitator on a washing machine

If you're having a problem with the agitator on your washing machine, this video should be able to help. Many people may not realize it, but the agitator on a washing machine, is supposed to go back and forth and not just one way. This can easily be fixed by removing the agita ...more

How To : Clean a stain in your washing machine

This video shows how to clean a stained washing machine. Stains are typically caused by brown dirty water in the washing machine. Water is usually brown because it contains high levels of iron. The narrator demonstrates a product called CLR, which can be purchased at Home Depo ...more

How To : Wash clothes without power or a washing machine

This short video tutorial series on washing clothes without power. In an extended emergency, it might be difficult to wash clothes without electricity or out in nature. All you'll need is a little bit of soap, water, and some buckets. Watch this survival training video and lea ...more

How To : Replace the seal to a washing machine door

A leaky washing machine is a problem that should be addressed quickly. Any access water leaking out of your machine can cause your floor to be slick and possibly create a mess, especially if you have carpet. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace the seal to a washi ...more

How To : Replace your washing machine lid

Over time, the lids to a washing machine can become damaged and almost hard to use. This can be a problem especially when most lids are needed to start and stop the machine. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to replace the lid to a washing machine. It's pretty easy t ...more

How To : Troubleshoot your washing machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to troubleshoot your washing machine. First, unplug your machine before you do any handy work. Then, check for leaking around the bottom. Look around the door sill to check for wear and tear. Then, pull the machine out and check for a lose connec ...more

How To : Troubleshoot common washing machine problems

So your washing machine is on the blink? Dirty clothes piling up? You're embarrassed of your smalls and can't face the launderette? Watch this video tutorial to save your blushes and get your machine up and running again in no time... First things first always always always u ...more

How To : Remove a washing machine motor

Check out this tutorial for a step by step on how to remove a washing machine motor. This is especially important if you need to fix your machine. Although the Ultimate Handyman is demonstrating on a HotPoint machine, this fix can be applied to most models.

How To : Fit a new motor into your washing machine to fix it

Once you have removed your motor and are ready to replace it, you will need to learn how to fit it properly. In this clip, the Ultimate Handyman offers you advice and expertise on how to fit your new motor and get your washing machine up and running like new.

How To : Remove washing machine motor from the top of machine

Broken motor on your washing machine? Never fear: this video tutorial will show you what, precisely, it takes to fix it. For step-by-step instructions on the motor replacement process, take a look. Get your wachine machine working again with this how-to.

How To : Replace the controls to a Hotpoint washing machine

One of the most damaged parts of a washing machine can be the controls. This is an important part of the machine as it helps determine how much water is needed in the machine and how the clothes should be washed. This tutorial is going to show you how easy it can be to replace ...more

How To : Diagnose washing machine bearings

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fix and diagnose your appliance. These videos are for information purposes only. A qualified and proficient engineer should be employed to replace any faulty parts on your domestic appliance. Checking to see i ...more

How To : Get rid of any bad odor from a washing machine

Originally, washing machines are designed to get rid of any ugly looking stains or smells that occupy clothing. But if you begin to notice a nasty smell coming from your washing machine, then you have a problem on your hands. A nasty odor coming from your machine can lead to ...more

How To : Fix a tangled load on a top load washing machine

If you own a top load washing machine, you may have a problem with tangles. This can be an annoying thing that happens on a regular basis. But there is a way to help make sure that whatever you put in the washer will stay untangled. In this tutorial, you'll learn a handy step ...more

How To : Fix a washing machine or dryer that wobbles

If you have a washing machine or dryer that tends to wobble a lot, you can easily fix this problem using a couple different solutions. A wobbling machine can be a problem for people who live in an apartment and can result in damage to your machine or the surrounding area. In ...more

How To : Replace washing machine hoses & why

This video explains to the viewer the advantages of replacing washing machine hoses. As well as, rather more importantly, explaining how to complete the process. According to the creator the rubber hoses that are standard to most washing machines are subjected to high pressure ...more

How To : Repair a broken washing machine agitator

If you have a broken washer machine and the agitator isn't working properly, this tutorial is what you'll need. In the video, you'll see how an agitator works and the parts inside can easily be replaced. It's a project that can take about an hour or two to complete and will sa ...more

How To : Repair a wash machine lid switch

This Home and Garden video tutorial shows how to repair a wash machine lid switch. This video is on a GE Prodigy machine. Looking inside the machine under the switch, she finds that two wires are broken. Take a screwdriver and press down the clip of the switch from underneath. ...more

News : Finally! A Practical Use for Arcade Game Skills

Most kids who play video games will never become professional gamers. Those that do are part of a very select group— it's like being a professional actor or athlete. It's nice work if you can get it. For everyone else, the sad realization usually arrives sooner or later that t ...more

How To : Decide between a top or front load washer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn the differences between a top and front loading washing machine. This video will describe the good and bad factors of each one. The front loading washing machine is energy efficient, uses only 15-18 gallons of water and cleans more efficie ...more

How To : Fit and replace Creda carbon brushes

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to replace your Creda carbon brushes in your washing machine's motor. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your washing machine's Creda carbon motor brush. Please ...more

How To : Make acid wash jeans

Purchase the necessary equipment for this project. Pumice stones can be purchased at any beauty supply store. Chlorine can be purchased from any household supply store. Sodium bisulfite can usually be found at hobby stores. Obtaining the industrial washing machines for persona ...more

How To : Fit and replace Hotpoint carbon brushes

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace your Hotpoint carbon brushes in your washing machine's motor. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your Hotpoint carbon brushes. Please note tha ...more

How To : Build a Cool Fire Pit! Too Easy.

How to build an outdoor, homemade fire pit out of an old washing machine drum! It looks great and works fantastic. Fire pits are conventionally made from stone or bricks and as the name suggests, are made into a pit in the ground. The fire pit that l have just built is a littl ...more

How To : Use grey water to grow rice paddy

A simple reed system can clean washing machine and bath water enough to grow rice. What better place to do than the roof which in tropical India receives a lot of sunlight. Nutrition for the rice comes from a Ecosan unit on the roof again, which provides the urine for fertiliz ...more

How To : Bleach your jeans for a stylish faded look

In this tutorial, Tom Howard shows us how to bleach jeans the proper way. This is far better than just placing your clothes in the washing machine the normal way. To do this the correct way, put your water level low (for one item) in your washing machine. Now, make sure the te ...more

News : Here's How Much Damage Samsung's Galaxy S7 Can Take

We already know that Samsung's Galaxy S7 is one of the most versatile smartphones ever made, complete with edge-to-edge displays, water resistance, and a huge battery. But what's versatility without durability? How much punishment can the Galaxy S7 take? Let's play a game of S ...more

How To : Wash cloth diapers

Cloth diapers are a little bit more work than the disposable kind. No need to worry, with some regular laundry detergent and vinegar your baby will be happy as a clam in his clean and irritant free diapers. It’s a dirty job but someone’s got to do it! Keeping your baby’s diap ...more

How To : 10 Clever Ways to Cook Out Without a Grill

Whether it's the start, middle, or end of summer, it's prime-time grilling season. If you find yourself without a grill, however, it may seem as if half your summer plans of swimming by the pool while stuffing hot dogs in your face could be ruined. But have no fear as all is ...more

How To : Remove chewing gum off your clothing

Removing chewing gum from clothes can be quick and easy. Watch this HomeServe video tutorial for simple ways of getting chewing gum off clothing using a freezer, washing machine or kitchen knife.

How To : Get the mildew smell out of towels with vinegar

Towels get wet more regularly than any other type of cotton clothing, and mildew can easily get all over them and make them stink. Watch this video to learn how some vinegar and your washing machine can get that smell out of your towels.

How To : Keep your clothes looking brand new

Are your duds looking a little worse for wear? Here are some extra-effective ways to keep your clothes looking as good as the day you bought them. You won't want to buy new clothes as much if you can keep your old clothes looking brand spanking new. You Will Need * A washing ...more

How To : Use a grey water system

Grey water is the used water from your dish washer, washing machine, shower, but not your toilet. This grey water can be recycled to irrigate your home, without wasting clean water. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to choose a grey water system for you home.

How To : Dye your own clothes

Watch closet expert Barbra Horowitz demonstrate how easy it is to dye your own clothes at home. All you need is salt, powdered dye, and some clothing. You can actually dye clothing in your own washing machine with little to no effort. To clean up, just run an empty wash load w ...more

How To : Rescue clothes you've dyed in the wash

If you've dyed your clothes in the wash, re-wash the clothes immediately. Separate the whites and as a last resort add a cup of bleach to the washing machine. The dyed clothes should be back to there original whiteness. Rescue clothes you've dyed in the wash. Click through to ...more

How To : Remove Almost Any Stain Using Alcohol

There are countless methods and cleaners aimed at eliminating stubborn stains from everything to clothing, carpet, and furniture. But completely removing every last trace of a stain doesn't require an arsenal of chemical cleaners and repeated cycles in the washing machine. Mos ...more

How To : Say the names of antiques in French

Watch to learn how to say the names of the types of things you find in an antique store or at a flea market in French. un album de photo - photo album un appareil-photo - camera une armoire - suit of armor une balance - balance une boîte metallique - metal box une brosse - bru ...more

How To : Waterproof your thumbdrive

Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to waterproof you ...more

How To : Travel bed bug free

In this video, Jeff gives some tips to frequent travelers on how to avoid bringing bed bugs home with them. First, you should begin with inspections of a hotel room, making sure to bring a flashlight and looking carefully in the bed for any bugs. After a stay at a hotel, you s ...more

How To : Use the Yudu personal screen printer

CreativeXpress shares a video regarding the usage of the Yudu personal screen printer. Put the plastic foil over the design you want on your t-shirt and turn on the light on the printer. This will cause the design from the page to be transfered onto the foil. Then you simply p ...more

News : Build a Redneck roller coaster

Genius or retard?  Such an impossibly fine, fine line. Imagine if MacGyver got hit by a hillbilly stupid stick. Extremely amusing. And yes, washing machine parts are integral to this design!$%^&. Here's the tutorial: DIY%20a%20redneck%20roller-coaster. And here's the 'proof' ...more

How To : Conserve energy when doing laundry

Doing the laundry uses a lot of water and energy. Here’s how to wash your clothes with a clean conscience. This video will show you how to conserve energy when doing laundry. You Will Need * 1 Eco-friendly laundry detergent * 1 A laundry line * 1 An energy-efficient washing ...more

How To : Make a homemade tie dye shirt

In order to make a homemade tie dyed T-shirt, you will need the following: a 100% cotton T-shirt, large freezer bags, trash bags, and Tulip fashion dye. You will need a clean working area. Make sure that you are wearing clothes that you won't mind staining. Cover a surface wi ...more

How To : Wash bras and panties

The most used and most washed articles of clothing are undergarments. Underwear, specifically bras and panties, are in desperate need of attention after each and every use. They're not like a pair of jeans, wearing them twice in a row is not a good idea, nor clean. Shabby’s no ...more

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