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How To : Add a door In an exterior brick wall

If you've got a brick house and are looking to install a door in the brick, this how to will get you there. Be prepared, it's a big job and you'll need to be comfortable wielding several power tools. Are you ready to take the challenge? Here are the tools you'll need: a 4ft l ...more

How To : Build the fake door wall roommate prank

2 roommates play a prank on another roommate that is away, they build a wall over the door to his room. This is a long and arduous process that involves lots of sheet rock, spackle and tools. You essentially need to cover his doorway building a false wall that blends in with t ...more

How To : Install patio doors in a brick wall

If you've got a brick wall and you're thinking of installing a door, you may have thought you were out of luck. Not so! This helpful how-to walks you through the steps so you can see how it's done. First off, know that this is not a simple task, so be prepared to wield a brick ...more

How To : Patch a door knob hole in a wall

Learn how to patch a door knob hole or other small hole in drywall. One way is by installing a bumper or of course just patch it! Patch a door knob hole in a wall. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Build a stylish bar cabinet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to build a stained-glass bar cabinet. Steps: 1. Cut the cabinet's 1x preprimed pine sides to the length of the glass door. The ends and shelves should be 1½ inches smaller than the window's width. (You can also have the wood c ...more

How To : Draw a house like an architect's blueprint

Design your dream home! Starting from the basic idea of a house, this series of videos shows you how to draw the layout of a house as if you were an architect. Draw walls, windows, doors and large furniture to make sure you've gotten all your details correct. Part 1 of 6 - How ...more

How To : Dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance

OK, are you looking to jump in your time machine and dance the Achy Breaky Heart line dance. Well, this how to video will prep you for your trip to the past. Get you comfortable shoes, gather up your friends who are eager to dance this country classic, and start heart breaking ...more

How To : Repair holes in plasterboard walls

Plaster walls, although popular homebuilding materials, are notoriously easy to damage. Door handles, elbows and moving furniture are all great at putting holes in plasterboard walls, holes which, thankfully, only take an hour or so to patch up. Stumped as to how to do it? Wat ...more

How To : Hang Curtains Without Making Holes in the Wall

For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple. Look no further than 3M Command hooks. Yes, ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Install a flat jamb door

Learn how to nail a door into a wall. You have to first insert shims to make sure the door is flush and level with the wall. Install a flat jamb door. Click through to watch this video on homedepot.com

How To : Clean a toaster oven

Cleaning a toaster can be tricky if you've never done it before, but this appliance only requires a little bit of your time to keep it clean, safe, and functional. You Will Need: • Sponge • Mild soap or detergent solution • Cloth • Glass cleaner • Degreaser (optional) • ...more

How To : Paint door and window trim

Painting a room can be an easy and quick way to add some character to any room. When painting a room, many people tend to paint the trim another color. This tutorial will show you how to properly paint the trim and make sure your painted walls are untouched. Good luck and enjoy!

How To : Identify bearing and non-bearing walls

If you are planning on removing a wall or adding a door in your home it is important that you be able to identify walls in your home that are bearing the weight of other parts above them or around them. Learn clues to help identify bearing walls in various parts of your house. ...more

How To : Draw a complex room

Miandza teaches you how to draw a complex room. You will start with two rectangles, one smaller than the other. Also draw 3 perspective lines - one horizontal and two diagonal, meeting in the middle. After that, start creating objects and pieces of furniture. Also add walls, d ...more

How To : Knock out a wall

Many homeowners wish that their master bedrooms were larger or perhaps their dining room and living room were one. You can often create larger living spaces in your home by removing non-weight bearing walls. It is always tempting to just start knocking things down but demolish ...more

How To : Draw a neighborhood using an imaginary box

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a neighborhood using an imaginary box. First, draw a straight line and then the boxes should go around it. Continue to draw additional boxes around the line, then fill them in with the outline and further details. Draw in the roof, walls, ...more

News : Drop Through Floor

Subject enters a typical office where someone familiar is sitting behind a desk across from the door. Everything in the room is fixed to the floor or walls and the person behind the desk is secretly strapped into the desk chair. As the subject approaches the desk to sit down i ...more

How To : Adjust & repair sliding patio doors

Do you have a stubborn sliding door? Does it stick or get off track often? Learn how to fix your sliding door problem with help from this video which teaches how to repair and adjust a sliding patio door for smooth operation. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement master. Eve ...more

How To : 10 Amazing Uses for Dental Floss

Sturdier than sewing thread and far less cumbersome than metal wire, dental floss has an amazing multitude of practical uses that can be used for baking, cooking, interior decorating, and more. The sturdy and thin material that helps you get gunk out of your teeth can be used ...more

How To : Make your man propose with feng shui

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your man propose with feng shui. Having a room with the proper arrangements, it can help your man propose. Your focus room should be in the far right hand corner by the front door facing in. First of all, don't have a bed shoved up agains ...more

How To : Entice more opportunities with feng shui at home

In this video we learn how to entice more opportunities with feng shui at home. First, find your focus room with an energy map to find the career area. This room is from the front door walking in. Use water, because this is the element for positive career changes. Put a painti ...more

News : Tiny Apartment Shapeshifts into 24 Different Rooms

Space is tight (not to mention expensive) in Hong Kong. What's the solution? Architect Gary Chang has come up with an ingenious design: a small, 344 sq. ft. "accordion" apartment that can transform into 24 different rooms, simply by employing the use of sliding panels and wall ...more

How To : Open a door without a lockpick

In this tutorial, the instructor shows us how to open up a door with a screwdriver. For this to work you will need a locked door and a screw driver. You first will need to take the screw driver and push it under the two latches on the side of the door on the lock. Keep pulling ...more

How To : Make a cheap compost roller

This video explains how to make an inexpensive compost roller. The video begins with a composed pile shown covered with a tarp to keep rain away from. The materials needed for this project consists of 3" barrel nuts(2), 3" hinges(3) and machine screws(3pk) from a local Wall-Ma ...more

How To : Use Dap Foam sealant and 3.0 Weather seal caulk

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to seal gaps in houses using DAP foam sealant DAP 3.0 Weather seal caulk. The DAP products are designed to meet the tough standards demanded for professional window & door installations while effectively sealing large cracks, gaps and ...more

How To : Attract more business with feng shui

Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to attract more business with feng shui. To attract more business you need helpful people to hire you or to spread the word about your goods and services. The travel of information is also important in business. Your house ...more

How To : Make room for love with feng shui at home

Elizabeth Chamberlain, with Space Lift, demonstrates how to make room for love with feng shui at home. First, find your focus room with your energy map by laying the energy map on top of your floor plan. The love area is the far right corner from the front door, facing in. If ...more

How To : Install a sliding patio door

To install a sliding patio or deck door, first decide a practical, aesthetically logical and structurally sound location for the entranceway. Do not locate a patio door closer than 4 feet from any corner, otherwise the solid-wood sheathing or metal bracing at the corners could ...more

How To : Do the "Lookin' Out My Back Door" line dance

The line dance is a dance with repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines, all facing the same direction, and executing the steps at the same time. Line dancing's popularity grew out of the 1970's, when the country-western dance continued ...more

Minecraft : Her Crushed Dreams

What happens when a person who has never played a building sandbox game tries it for the first time? Reality happens. The harsh reality of human nature. You would think playing with friends in a creation game would be utopia, but in truth it's more like being stuck with people ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

How To : Reduce your risk of allergies

Learn how to reduce your risk of allergies. Transform your home into a sanctuary for your eyes, nose, and throat by reducing the risk of allergies. You Will Need * A broom * A dust pan * A wet rag or duster * Cleaning products * Plastic covers for furniture * A vacuum with ...more

How To : Get rid of mice

If you see a mouse in your house, don’t kid yourself—his entire extended family has moved in with him. Reclaim your home, once and for all. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to get rid of mice. You Will Need * Snap traps or glue boards * Peanut butter and/or choco ...more

How To : Survive an earthquake

Feeling unprepared for the next earthquake? In this tutorial, learn what to do and what not to do to survive "the big one". You'll be surprised to learn that hiding in a doorway is a myth! You Will Need: • A safe place • Sturdy shoes • A fire extinguisher • A flashlight ...more

How To : Choose and place a fire extinguisher

Bob and Leslie of the Washington Township Fire Department demonstrate how to choose the right fire extinguisher for your home. Fire extinguishers come in a large range of sizes so be sure to choose one that you can easily handle. If it’s too heavy you won’t be able to use it p ...more

How To : Prime your walls and get them ready for painting

Before you start a paint job you will need to prime the surface of the wall. Priming is necessary if the wall is a dark color or stained or bumpy at all. Once you've decided to prime and paint, check out this tutorial for advice on how to go about it. You Will Need • Dropclot ...more

How To : Install laminate flooring in your home

Laminate flooring is easy to clean and is a great way to spruce up a room. With yourlist of items in hand and a little bit of elbow grease you can have new floors in no time. Don't forget: measure twice, cut one. Sidestep expensive labor costs by installing your own laminate ...more

How To : Set-up a home office with an extra room

Starting to work at home? With more and more people trying to make a solid living at home, it's important to know the best way to set up a home office – even if you don't have a spare room. Learn how to set-up a solid work environment with tips from this video on how to create ...more

How to Walkthrough Darksiders : The Hollows - Griever

You need to give the Griever's heart to Samuel in this level in the Xbox 360 game Darksiders, The Hollows - Griever. The Beholder door will lead you to a long tunnel where a massive creature called the Torture Coil likes to nab helpless souls who pass by with its giant tentacl ...more

How To : Draw a landscape scenery

This video is a free drawing lesson on how to draw landscape scenery. • Draw a baseline or a horizontal line in the middle of the paper. • Across the baseline draw slope of 2 hills along the river bed and mark a line showing uplifted area on the upper portion of the paper abov ...more

How To : Deal with cockroaches

These hearty bugs are here simply to elicit screams and revulsion – or so it seems. Apparently they can survive nuclear waste, but that doesn't mean they impossible to get rid of. Deal with them pronto with this video on how to get rid of those pesky bugs. You Will Need: • D ...more

Walkthrough Left 4 Dead 2 : C1, Dead Center - Streets

Prepare to delve into the world of L4D2 and check out the gameplay for Campaign 1: Dead Center - Streets. Stock up and open the safe house door. You should see a bunch of infected milling about here. Kill them and make your way straight up the hill past the port-o-potties. Tur ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Tomb 2

Il Duomo's Secret: Super simple. The entrance is on the north end of the Basilica Santa Maria del Fiore. It's on street level, and really anyone could open it but only you're smart enough. In the first hall, wall run up the throne-looking object to the left of the main door a ...more

How To : Feng Shui your workspace

Lure luck your way at your workplace by arranging things according to the ancient Chinese design philosophy known as feng shui. De-clutter your desk and workspace, which is the most important thing you can do to balance the _chi_—or energy—in your office. Repair or get rid of ...more

How To : Get tips for embellishing henna tattoo designs

Learn how to make henna embellished designs for wall hangings and door hangings to decorate your home with expert henna design tips in this free arts and crafts video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Get tips for embellishing henna tattoo designs. Get tips for embellishing henna ...more

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