Water Filter Tutorial

News : Scary Presidential panel report on avoiding cancer

This Presidential Panel Report is full of scary information, but is a must-read. The relevant things you should be aware of: Eat organic. Filter water. Avoid plastic food containers with BPA. And avoid microwaving with them.  Via BoingBoing.

How To : Prepare an overnight backpack

In this video, we learn how to prepare a pack for 2 days and 1 night of hiking. Each person has different needs, so change according to your preferences. Something important is to pack something to sleep on, which would be a hammock and blanket. Also, pack a Bible if you are r ...more

How To : Cycle a fish tank

Getting a fish? The first thing you'll need to learn in order to keep it alive, is how to prepare your aquarium and its water. Ensure a healthy, balanced environment in your aquarium by following this simple process. You Will Need: • A fish tank • A filter • Hardy fish • ...more

How To : Clean a fish tank

Keep your fish healthy and your fish tank clean with these simple steps. You Will Need * A large plastic cup * A large bowl * A scooping net * A sink * An algae scrubber * Clean gravel (optional) Step 1 Use a large plastic cup to remove water from the tank to a large bowl. Sc ...more

How To : Filter vegetable oil to make biodiesel

In this video, Tom Carpenter explains how to filter vegetable oil into bio-diesel at home. After collecting a large amount of waste vegetable oil, place 30 gallons of it into a modified (by removing the top heating element) water heater. Use a pump and hose to circulate the li ...more

How To : Make great coffee

Tired of making less than stellar java in your drip maker? Getting great coffee at home is simple with the right ingredients! Watch this video to learn how to make great coffee. You Will Need * Fresh beans * Grinder * Cold water * Coffeemaker * Milk * Flavored syrup * Liqueu ...more

How To : Make an awesome cup of coffee for cheap

Kelly Sutton shows How to make awsome coffee for five bucks. Coffee only needs two ingrediants to be good, purified water, and good coffee. Get a cup, coffee holder, and coffee filters. Grind your coffee right before you make your cup for the best flavor. Fold the filter and p ...more

How To : Make cold brew coffee

Making cold brew coffee can be done simply with only a jar, water, a coffee filter, and ground up coffee. Though it seems like it would be more complex, the procedure to making cold brew coffee can be easily achieved in just a couple basic steps. The steps do not require too m ...more

HowTo : Brew Your Own Bathtub Gin (Well, Sorta)

Here's another slightly under-the-table D.I.Y. project for you (though much less gritty than today's earlier example). Not Martha demonstrates how to make your own sorta-gin: "I made gin! Well, sort of. I infused vodka in the hopes of making gin. I used the recipe I found at ...more

How To : Make an onion relish

This is a very interesting instructional video on how to make an onion relish. This is a very good food. Take white or red onion. Now peel off the outer layers of the onion. Now cut the onion into small pieces. You can cut the onion with a straight knife to get uniform sized p ...more

How To : Make bourbon and branch

Bourbon is America's contribution to the whiskey family, and this isn't so much a drink as it is a tradition. Take bourbon, and ideally, dilute it with water from whatever branch of the local tributary was used to make the bourbon. If you don't have access to that, then use wh ...more

How To : Make a whiskey sour cocktail

This video describes how to make a whiskey sour cocktail. First take the following ingredients Bourbon Whiskey, Lemon Juice, Gomme Syrup, Cocktail Glass, Strainer, and Shaker. Now take Cocktail glass with full of "Ice cubes", and stir it well and using "strainer" filter the wa ...more

How To : Clean and maintain a fish tank

Fish are among the most popular of all domestic pets. From the humble goldfish to the most complicated and beautiful aquatic micro-environments, they offer owners years of pleasure and serene viewing. Moreover, they are relatively easy to care for; however, like many pets, the ...more

How To : Prepare A Cup Of Tea

Fill half a cup with water or slightly more than half a cup since some water will evaporate on boiling. Pour this water in a steel vessel. Put the vessel on the stove or the gas range. If you like strong tea, then put 2 teaspoons of tea leaves or powder in the water. If you li ...more

How To : Improve acne by drinking water

In this tutorial, we learn how to improve acne by drinking water. Water is great to hydrate the body and it flushes the toxins out of the body. This will make your skin far less dry and it will keep your skin glowing. You can also eat the right foods to help keep your skin loo ...more

How To : Apply liquid foundation evenly using charged water

Even, natural-looking foundation that covers up redness and flaws but doesn't look caked on or fake is the desired basis of any makeup look. But it just so happens that the rudimentary skill of applying foundation evenly is one of the hardest for most women to master. So if y ...more

How To : Brew coffee with a French press

In this video from sethd85 we learn how to brew coffee with a French press. For this you need coffee beans, a French press, something boil water in, and water (filtered preferred), and a coffee grinder. First boil water. Now use 2 tablespoons of coffee beans and grind them up ...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 : Maintain a swimming pool with Lowe's

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

How To : Make kefir ginger ale

In this video, we learn how to make homemade Kefir Ginger Ale. First, you will need a 2 qt jar of filtered water and add in 1/4 c of honey into it. Mix this together until it's combined and the water is a yellow color. Now add in milk kefir grains that have been soaked in ging ...more

How To : Build a proper drip irrigation system

This video illustrate us how to build a drip irrigation system. Here are the following steps: 1. To build a drip irrigation system you need a pipe, hydro cyclone, screen filter, Pressure building pump and micro filter.step 2: Connect the pipe to the water source and let it pas ...more

How To : Use a French press coffee maker

This video shows how to use a French press coffee maker. We need 8 0'clock coffee regular or course grind, teaspoon measure long handled spoon, Pyrex measuring cup, the French press coffee maker and a cup to drink from. Heat to boiling just enough filtered water to fill the Fr ...more

How To : Clean a furnace filter

One of the biggest and most important appliances in a home is the furnace. It's the one source of heat that can't be unkept. Changing the filters, or cleaning the filters, on a regular basis is key to making sure your furnace is pumping out the heat properly. Keep your furnace ...more

How To : Remove mineral deposits in your water

Now matter what kind of filter or other advanced water system you have, mineral deposits can still lurk in your water. This is an issue because it can lead to clogged aerators and messes with your water heater. In order to fix this problem, check out the tutorial above for ste ...more

How To : Maintain a filter

Did you just set up your fish tank? Have you installed a filter in your aquarium, but don't know how to maintain and clean your tank? Good tank maintenance will keep your aquarium healthy for years to come. This video only covers one part of cleaning your tank. However, a clos ...more

How To : Cook perfect broccoli

In this video, we learn how to cook perfect broccoli. When making broccoli, you want something that is not mushy but not hard and bright green. First, you will need to cut the florets so they are all the same size. From here, boil some water with lots of salt in it. After this ...more

How To : Make potassium nitrate for black powder

In this video, we learn how to make potassium nitrate for black powder. First, purchase some Pottasche. After this, mix equal parts of the pottasche with ammonium nitrate. These will combine together, then set the glass on top of the measuring device and the mixture will start ...more

How To : Make Coffee Filter Butterflies & Flowers

Learn to make beautiful coffee filter butterflies and flowers by watching this video by Kim Janocko. The following materials are required to make them: Coffee filters Paper plates Non-washable markers A spray bottle of water Pipe cleaners A clothes pin Video: . Begin by placi ...more

How To : Make seltzer water

Sick of spending your hard earned money on the bourgeois bubbly water? Why spend extra money on bottled seltzer when you can make it at home? Plus, by using fewer plastic bottles, you can reduce your carbon footprint. You Will Need: • Water • A seltzer bottle • And a soda ...more

How To : Make crystal clear ice cubes

Want a perfectly clear ice cube for your beverages? While it doesn't change much besides the look, it can impress your house guests. Make crystal clear ice cubes with these simple steps. Step 1: Fill a pot Fill a pot with filtered water. Place it on the stove and turn the h ...more

How To : Use solar thermal microgeneration

Solar Thermal Microgeneration may be used to reduce your hot water bill, fossil fuel use, and lower your carbon footprint. For water heating, water is collected from solar panels. It is used to heat the water, as it filters through the water heater. Some areas require all new ...more

How To : Close a swimming pool with Lowe's

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

How To : Dust-proof your home

Some homes are more prone to dust than others and just dusting doesn't always work. Arm yourself with these proven strategies in the battle to banish dust from your home. You Will Need: • A mattress and pillow covers • A vacuum cleaner • A damp mop • Product to spray rags ...more

Ekokook : The Kitchen of the Future

ZERO WASTE. Yes, You read that right. This kitchen of the future aims to have zero waste. Ekokook the kitchen concept out of design company Faltazi gives us hope for a greener future. How is this possible you ask when in most homes 85 or 90 percent of a family's trash is gener ...more

How To : Prepare a survival kit

This video shows you how to make a survival kit: i.e. which things to gather together to make a survival kit. This one fits in the palm of your hand. For this kit, you will need the following: a small cloth bag. It can be used to filter sediment out of water. It can also be us ...more

How To : Make "weed" butter

In this tutorial, we learn how to make "weed" butter. To make this, you will need: 3 c water, 1/2 lb butter, and 24 grams of bud. First, you will need to pour your water into a pan and boil it over high heat. Then, add the butter in with the boil and melt the butter all the wa ...more

How To : Clean a coffee machine

In this tutorial, we learn how to clean a coffee machine. First, get the filter out of the machine. After this, run hot water through the coffee machine and let it drain out. Clean off all the instruments that are on the machine to get it completely clean. Then, you will want ...more

How To : Make boric acid from borax

This is a video tutorial in the Education category where you are going to learn how to make boric acid from borax. For this experiment you will need borax (disodium tetra borate) and conc. hydrochloric acid. Take 25 ml of hydrochloric acid and dilute it with 75 ml of water. Ne ...more

How To : Extract sodium to make sodium metal

In this video, we learn how to extract sodium to make sodium metal. First place soup can in a pot of water and place the sodium mixture into the can. Place a cap on top and leave it on while the can is cooling off. It should create a tight seal until you will be able to open i ...more

How To : Bring more life into your photos using Photoshop

Clicks are made on "Image",then "Adjustments", followed by "Brightness/Contrast" ; contrast is set to 30 and brightness is set to 60 to add more light to the picture. "Adjustment", "Variations" are clicked in that order and both yellow and red are increased. "Filter", "Render" ...more

How To : Apply a drip irrigation system to your garden

Drip irrigation systems in your garden are centered around a long length of pressure compensating drip tubing. The tubing will also need a pressure regulator and a "Y filter" to keep it clear of impurities. When laying the tubing down in your garden, be sure to keep the kinks ...more

How To : Make a perfect cup of coffee

This video shows you in 6 simple steps how to make a perfect cup of coffee. You should buy whole coffee beans that you keep in an airtight container. You will need a coffee grinder. You can find them in kitchen stores. You should run the water you use through a filter before m ...more

How To : Make a Cappuccino with an Espresso Maker

Cappuccinos are Italian beverages that are made up of espresso, steamed milk and frothed milk. An authentic cappuccino tastes delicious—the warm, tasty beverage will melt you away. Now, let's learn how to make it. Supplies (2 servings) Espresso maker (around 30 dollars) Fine ...more

How To : Make Chia Fresca

This is a tutorial video to show you how easy it is to use Chia seeds - here a refreshing drink made of Chia seeds, filtered water and some lemon. This is a great refreshing sumemr drink.

The Sun King : Using Your First Off-Camera Light

Difficulty Level: If you have eyes, you can do this. Ambient light is often called available, natural or existing light. Lots of professional photographers have quotes on lights, but this is my favorite: "I only shoot available light. Any damn light that’s available." I wish ...more

News : Bake Without Butter, Sugar, Eggs...

See how to bake without butter, sugar, eggs, dairy milk and more. If you think it’s impossible to bake without butter without losing flavor and texture, then keep on reading. Even if you already substitute butter in your cakes and cookies, there may be some things in this art ...more

How To : Make a reflection in water using Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to make a reflection in water using Photoshop. First, open the image in Photoshop. Select the crop tool and select the whole photo. Click and drag the lower part down. Select the rectangular marquee tool and select the picture. Click on ...more

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