Use Newspaper to Clean Windows!

Hi Everyone!

This is a neat money saving trick! I had actually forgotten about this myself for years.

At a point in my youth, I was riding around some city with my mom (I think it was San Antonio, TX) when we pulled up to a busy intersection and this guy almost jumped on […]

Replace Your Windshield Wiper Blades

Hi Everyone,

I found myself replacing a bunch of wiper blades the other day in our preparations for winter.

Over the years I have either done this for or taught many folks how to do this, so I thought ‘make a video’!

Here ya go, hopefully this is helpful!

Resources:

1) Previous ‘getting ready’ […]

How to Replace a Toilet Tank Valve

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I’ve been doing quite a few ‘pre-winter’ projects around the house  so you can expect a short stint of DIY, maintenance , repair type posts.

In this video I show you how to replace a worn out toilet tank valve, not the flapper valve, but rather the valve which controls the flow of […]

How To Replace a Kerosene Heater Wick

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Just in time for winter!

In this video I show you how to replace the wick on a standard barrel type convection kerosene heater. I actually own three of these now and love them, they are easy to care for and are great for backup!

Enjoy!

Common brands include; Kero Sun, Kero Heat, […]

Repair a screen door or window!

Hi everyone!

In this episode I show you my method for replacing the screen in a window or door (same concept). In the video the old screen I am working with is pretty messed up so I actually show you how to replace a portion of the frame as well. As always please feel free […]

Save a Water Logged Electronic Device

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Plop! Brand new electronic device; cell phone, mp3 player, e-reader, portable gaming system, whatever, goes in a puddle (or toilet). 🙁

I have had this happen to me a few times in the past and tried my best to dismantle the device, dry it out, wait patiently, then FAIL!  The issue is that […]

How to Patch an Inner Tube

Hi everyone!

In this video I show you how to patch an inner tube. This is the same process for any tire which uses a tube (bicycle, garden cart, stroller, tractor)

Check It out!

You want to make sure to:

1) Locate all of the holes! That is why submerging in water is a […]

Check and Correct Vehicle Tire Pressure

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I am actually pretty happy as I am writing this post. I have enough interest at this point that people are starting to ask to see certain things, and I am here to oblige!

In this episode I show you how to:

1) Figure out what your tire pressure should be.

2) Use […]

Check Your Cars Fluid Levels

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So I have received a lot of requests on some basic automotive maintenance skills videos.  We recently purchased a used Subaru Outback to replace our mini van and it was time to check the fluids, so here it is!

Just like a human, your car needs fluids to survive. If they get low, […]