Water Supply

How To : Fix a leaking water supply tube

Even a small leak from a water supply tube can cause significant water damage. Learn a few methods to fix a leaking water supply tube with this interactive video from Ace Hardware. Fix a leaking water supply tube. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Turn off your water supply

To turn off your water supply you need to locate the stop tap. It is usually under the kitchen sink. Follow the cold water pipe along and you will find it. Turn it off like a normal tap. Turn off your water supply. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Install a towel warmer with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a towel warmer. Steps: 1. Drain hot-water heating system; turn off water supply to the old radiator. 2. Use reciprocating saw to cut hot-water supply and return lines from old radiator; remove radiator. 3. Cut open ...more

How To : Measure toilet flush volume

This is a how-to video about measuring the toilet flush volume. This is a handy method to find out how much water is used for flushing your toilet. Here is the step by step technique to measure the water capacity of your toilet. 1)Turn of the water supply to the tank to the f ...more

How To : Replace a bathroom faucet with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace a bathroom faucet. Tools you will need are: faucet, adjustable wrenches, bucket, towel, safety sponges, pliers, and plumber's putty. First, turn off the water supply and turn off the faucet to remove any excess water. Next, use a wrenc ...more

How To : Save money & water with your toilet flush

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to save money & water with your toilet flush. The first step is to turn the water off. Then remove the lid of the tank, disconnect the bowl refill supply and make sure that the overflow pipe is open. ...more

How To : Repair a leaky faucet

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

How To : Uninstall a bathroom faucet

Learn how to remove a faucet and water supply tubes from your bathroom sink for replacement or repair with this interactive video from Ace Hardware. Uninstall a bathroom faucet. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Save water at home

Water saving isn't just eco-friendly, it's economical. Gardens, pretty as they are, can be a big drain on your water supply. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to save water at home.

How To : Teach a bearded dragon to drink from a water dish

Finally, a way to teach a bearded dragon how to drink from a water dish on their own so. While acclimating to a new habitat, a bearded dragon might not understand how to utilize the water supply. Watch this video pet training tutorial and learn how to teach a bearded dragon to ...more

How To : Fix a leaking tap

Watch this step-by-step guide to replacing a washing and fixing a dripping tap. First, turn off the water supply of the tap.

How To : Remove a washer from a tap to stop leakage

Female instructor demonstrates how to remove a washer from a tap to stop it from leaking. Using the tools listed in this video and turning off the water supply, one can fix their leaky faucet in any sink of the house. Watch video for best results. Remove a washer from a tap to ...more

How To : Run an ice maker supply line to a refrigerator

In this video, Karen Schmidt demonstrates how to hook up a water supply to a refrigerator where none exists. For this tutorial you will need the following tools and supplies: an ice maker supply line, a tube cutter, a snap-in fitting, a half-inch by quarter-inch compression va ...more

How To : Replace and install a toilet with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace and install a toilet with Lowe's. To get started, you will first need to turn off the water to your home, then take measurements around the toilet. Next, remove the top of the tank, then flush the toilet and remove excess water. After ...more

How To : Replace a faucet easily

Whether it's broken or just plain ugly, your old faucet can be replaced with a shiny new one in a flash. Learn how to replace a faucet without calling the handyman or the plumber. You Will Need * Tape measure * A new faucet * Safety glasses * A bucket * A crescent or basin w ...more

How To : Install a dishwasher

In this video, we learn how to install a dishwasher. First, take out your directions from the package and throw away the rest of the packaging. Also, discard your old dishwasher if you don't need it. Next, attach the PVC hose to the water supply, making sure it's turned off, t ...more

How To : Install a toilet with ease

First, apply wax to the toilet hole so it doesn't leak. Next install the supply line. Set the bolts on the flange and attach a wax ring onto the bottom of the toilet. Set the toilet over the bolts. Next, stick the gasket to the bottom of the tank and put the tank on the toilet ...more

News : Thousands of Gallons of Clean Water Wasted.

It was 5:30 AM when the bus I'm on passed by Gohotels when we noticed the road become like a huge river. I asked myself if it rained (Ondoy memories are still fresh) but everything was dry except the highway which was flooded with water almost knee deep. When we reached Boni A ...more

How To : Make your own eco-friendly laundry detergent

You may not realize it, but most of the laundry detergents that are being sold in supermarkets contain chemicals that can be bad for peopel, but more importantly bad for the water supply. People have begun to realize this and are starting to make their own household items from ...more

How To : Install a lawn irrigation system

In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a lawn irrigation system. You must have a digital controller with an AV program. This controls the zones at which the water comes on. These can save you a lot on water use. The controller controls the valve which accesses the ...more

How To : Replace a leaky water faucet

If your replacement faucet is not the right size, pick up a connector and fitting from the hardware store. You will also need wrenches. First turn off the water supply. Then, brace the pipe with a pipe wrench. Use another wrench as a lever and remove the faucet. Take a piece o ...more

How To : Fix and repair a dripping faucet

James from J&C Home Repair explains how to fix a bathroom faucet. He shows how to turn off the water supply to the faucets and tells you exactly what tools you will need. He demonstrates how to remove the faucet handle and the valve using common household tools, and recommends ...more

How To : Use a home composting bin with Lowe's

This is a tutorial on how to compost at home with a composting bin. First, you have to select an area for composting ensuring a location with plenty of sun and a water supply. You will need to divide your bin into two sections, one for the finished compost, the other for creat ...more

News : Doo-Doo-Doom Room

This is more of an endurance challenge than a prank. Everyone will be locked in a room and provided with water (possibly a room with a clear acrylic wall like a racket ball court and an air lock). The temperature will be kept at a balmy 85-100 degrees. Other than participants ...more

How To : Install a utility sink with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a utility sink. Steps: 1. Turn off water 2. Cut section from existing drain pipe and install a new Wye-fitting 3. Assemble PVC pipe and fittings for new drain/vent system 4. Glue drain/vent system to existing vent s ...more

How To : Install a toilet for your home

To install the new toilet you will need a putty knife, hacksaw, tape measure, adjustable wrench, level, sponge, and replacement wax seal. Before you begin removing the old toilet, turn off and disconnect the water supply to the toilet. Then flush the toilet to get the water ou ...more

How To : Fix a wobbly toilet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a wobbly toilet. Steps: 1 Turn off water to toilet by closing shut-off valve. 2 Flush toilet and hold down the lever to empty tank. 3 Sop up remaining water from tank and bowl with sponge or turkey baster. 4 Use adjusta ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : UTILIDOR

UTILIDOR n pl. -S an insulated system of pipes for use in arctic regions 59 points (9 points without the bingo) UTILIDOR is a portmanteau word for "utility" and "corridor" used to describe a large enclosed and insulated conduit built either above or below the ground surface ...more

How To : Survive hiking in the Appalachian mountains

In this survival video series, learn how to survive hiking in the Appalachian Mountains from hiking expert David Jackel. David will teach you how to survive hiking in the Appalachian Mountains with camping tips and survival techniques such as how to pack for a camping trip in ...more

How To : Protect Your Home from Mice for the Winter

Brought to you by Tomcat. Falling snow, warm fireplace, delicious hot cocoa, quiet reading time, mouse. Quick quiz - which one is not like the other? Nothing can ruin a perfectly cozy afternoon in your home like a pest on the loose. With dropping temperatures, you may have so ...more

How To : Make cheap and easy fake blood

If you're making a cheap horror movie, you're gonna need fake blood, and lots of it! In this video, you'll learn how to make a liter of fake blood. And the supplies are everyday household supplies, costing less than a dollar! Materials needed: Half a cup of chocolate powder ...more

How To : Water Evergreens in the fall

First of all, he explains that evergreens will have problems if you don't water them late enough into the season. He introduces Ken Mayer who compares two types of evergreens. He shows a tree which has lost its coloration and explains that that tree lost water over the winter. ...more

How To : Make a water drop electrostatic generator

Wanna make some lighting in your very own home? You can with this cool how-to video. Basically what you'll be creating is called a Kelvin's Thunderstorm, or, a water drop electrostatic generator. Check out the video to see what supplies you'll need to make this experiement work.

How To : Photograph water in motion or splashing for cheap

In this tutorial, learn how to photograph a real, moving water splash without using Photoshop. This video will show you exactly what to set your camera on, what supplies and lighting you will need and how to arrange your shot. This method creates a beautiful shot without expe ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Channel water and magma safely in Dwarf Fortress

Water and magma can both destroy even a sturdy dwarf fortress very quickly. This video is all about liquid safety, teaching you how to channel water and magma using u-tubes and other tools without flooding your fortress and killing your dwarves. Slaves of Arnok II: Dwarf Fort ...more

How To : Get permanent marker stains out of your carpet

To follow along with this video, you will need a few supplies: a spray bottle filled with lukewarm water, a couple of clean white blotting towels, and a product called Legacy of Clean. To remove the stain you begin by applying a few drops of Legacy of Clean onto the stain. Use ...more

How To : Create a home water fountain with Lowe's

Host Brenda Lo, from Lowe's Creative Ideas demonstrates, in this informational video, how to create an outdoor water fountain. Brenda details the entire process, listing the tools and supplies you will need to complete this great do-it-yourself project in just one afternoon wi ...more

How To : Patch a flat tire on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to patch a flat tire on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. ...more

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