How to unlock a bathroom / bedroom door that has a privacy door handle set installed. Have you ever been in that situation where you have accidently locked yourself out of your bathroom or bedroom, or your toddler has accidently locked themselves in the bathroom / bedroom and you can't get them out! The first thing to do is not panic! Don't call the locksmith and don't reach for the closest sledge hammer and commence smashing the door in. it really is easy to open the door when you know how.I...
In this video Henry shows you how to finish all the exterior trim on the shed. This video includes lot of tips to make the finish carpentry in this video easy and accurate.
Here's a fast easy way to remove and disconnect your Shark Bite quick connect fitting, without a special tool to do it. We'll show you a awesome little trick using an adjustable wrench. This will work an all different size Shark Bite fittings.
How to use Teflon tape for plumbing applications. I know it sounds simple but there are a few tricks to applying the Teflon tape. Teflon tape is also known as PTFE Tape.
The fascia boards and soffit material installation is very important. This is the finishing part of the shed. Henry shows you how to do this in great detail and get perfect results. In this video he shows you how to use his exclusive jig to make it easy to install long trim without any help!
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace a baseboard heating cover. Steps:
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?
Range hoods are a necessity in any kitchen. A properly installed range hood will vent hot air and cooking odors outside as well as help keep kitchen surfaces free of grease. The trickiest part of installing a range hood is determining how to run the ventilation ducts. Depending on the location of your range, you will need to decide if it is easier to vent through an outside wall versus up through the roof. Use this tutorial if you determine that venting through an outside wall is the best route.
Have a new door that needs installed? Well, first thing you're going to have to do is remove the old one! Check out this home improvement video tutorial on how to completely remove an interior door in your home.
Using ladders (Rakes) to build your gable overhangs on the shed is one of the fastest and easiest ways to do this. Henry shows you how to layout, build and install the ladders on our shed.
Using joints spacers to lay bricks makes things a lot easier and perfect. You'll get that perfect 3/8" mortar joint every time. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to lay bricks with joint spacers.
This video tutorial shows you how to build a retaining wall system with another wall inside it at a 90 degree angle. This video is a must-watch for eveyone in the construction business.
This video, from Superior Building Supplies, demonstrates the proper technique for cutting the inside corners of crown molding. The presenter suggests downloading several diagrams from the Superior Building Supplies website. These diagrams show the correct position of the miter for several different cuts. When using a miter saw think of the fence as the ceiling and the table as the wall. Cuts for inside corners will always be made using 45 degree angles on your miter saw. Using these techniqu...
Mark Donovan of shows how to Fix a leaky frost free sillcock or outdoor faucet. Oftentimes, the washer is loose, but other repairs are just as simple. Watch this video home repair tutorial and learn how to fix a leaky outdoor faucet.
Is a squeaky door in your house bringing you down, and making the house seem haunted? Well, it's a simple solution to fix. As Phillips Woodworking shows us, it's merely a matter of greasing the hinges. Once you get some WD-40 and apply it correctly, your door will make no more noises.
This video will explain how to adjust the carburetor idle on your snowblower equipped with a Tecumseh engine.
Rick Steinau with Ask the Exterminator demonstrates how to prevent yellow jackets from nesting in your home's walls. In mid to late summer yellow jacket populations increase. Yellow jackets can find spaces in the veneer or in cracks in bricks or siding. You can hear scratching noises in your walls as the wasps move. Observe wasp activity late in the day when they return to their nest for the night. Treat reachable holes with pesticide dust and a bellows. Leave the hole open to let the wasps f...
If you knock down a wall, planning to extend an existing tile floor, you'll face a real problem trying to keep the tiles straight. In this tutorial, Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates how you keep your lines straight when laying tile. It's not complicated or expensive. All you need is some chalk and a bit of string.
This how-to video from Lowe's demonstrates how to replace a damaged screen. The tools required are fiberglass screen, spline, tape measure, spline roller, screwdriver, and utility knife. He shows the different options in screen material, and suggests taking pieces of your old screen and spline along to match it. He removes the old spline and screen, lays the replacement screen over the frame and trims it. He uses a spline roller to roll the new spline into the groove and attach the screen. Th...
In this video Bob Schmidt shows you a simple tip that will help you from dulling drill-bits during the drilling of hard ceramic or porcelain tile.
This video shows the viewer how to caulk a bathroom floor – this is where some type of sealant is used to fill the joint between the surface of the floor and the side of the bath. The first stage is to select a suitable sealant, the video recommends a sealant that can be painted as it is useful if you every need to redecorate. Squeeze a liberal amount of sealant into the crack. Then using a dampened finger press the sealant into the corner whilst simultaneously scraping the excess away. Final...
Bob Schmidt from Home Remodel Workshop demonstrates how to frame a wall 16 inches on center. His tutorial is especially helpful, so pay attention to his tips, tricks, and specific techniques.
I have just finished making this 20 minute detailed video that shows you exactly how to build two different sized underwater viewers. One is 12" x 3" and the other is 24" x 4", but you can make them any size you like. These are ideal for gold prospecting, fishing (seeing what the fish are up to) and just for fun—kids love them. IMPORTANT NOTE:
Our expert, Ben Ingham, actually shows you a step-by-step process of how to build your own walkout basement all on your own. Why hire an expensive contractor that knows exactly what he’s doing when you can easily figure it out yourself through trial and error? Ben shows you all the materials you will need and the tools you will need for them.
This video will show you how to bleed trapped air from a baseboard heater. If your baseboard heat is cold with the heat turned on, this might work for you.
Watch this instructional video on how to coat detail work around boxes and pipes with joint compound. Spackling drywall is a delicate art, but anyone can create a perfectly smooth surface with a metal putty knife and a fresh bucket of spackle. Learn how to lay dow thin coats of putty around details and box shapes to avoid heavy sanding in the second stage of prepping a room for painting.
Looking to make a vacuum pump or air compressor? Why not make one in the comfort of your own home? In this video, learn how to convert a domestic refrigerator compressor into a vacuum pump or air compressor.
This video will show you how to insulate an exterior door or window frame using Great Stuff expanding foam insulation. Easy to use, works great for sealing out the elements.
Introducing the Bagger 288, built by Krupps in Germany. Weighing in at 45,000 tons, this bad boy is the biggest moving machine on the planet.
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates a simple way to cut a circle out of the center of a piece of ceramic tile, for use with some plumbing pipe.
Ask the Builder host, Tim Carter, demonstrates how to drill holes for PVC plumbing pipe fittings so that you don't waste valuable time in your home enlarging a mis-drilled hole.
Thinking about renovating your bathroom? It's a lot easier than you might think to remodel your bathroom. Find out how to build your own water-tight concrete base for a shower with this tutorial from the DIY network. Watch this how to video and you can build the concrete base to the shower in your bathroom in no time.
After you have installed the roof trusses, you need to trim the overhangs to prepare for timber fascia boards. Watch this video tutorial for a demonstration on how to mark out truss overhangs for cutting in preparation for fascia.
In this home repair video Bob Schmidt shows you how to take care of a rattling door, a common door problem.
Let the Home Depot show you exactly what it takes to hang a storm door and the tools needed for this relatively easy task. Go step-by-step for adding this door to a brick-molded opening. For more, or to get started on your own storm door installation project, watch this DIY video tutorial.
Watch as a seasoned professional demonstrates how to use the Polaris 180 Pool Cleaner, including how to install the rebuild kit and each component, in this free online video about home pool maintenance.
It's enough to drive you crazy, that little squeak every time you open the door or the cupboard but it's so simple to fix in really no time at all. Watch this video tutorial for help with fixing noisy or squeaky doors and window hinges. Repair squeaky door hinges.
In this video Bob Schmidt shows you an option available for venting 1/2 baths and water closets during your bathroom renovation/improvement.
In this video Bob Schmidt shows you some procedures for removing, saving and replacing mouldings on your home remodel projects.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to reshingle a roof. Steps: