The heat can be oppressive, and air conditioning can be expensive. But you can build your own air conditioner for just $40, with a fan, styrofoam cooler and a length of quarter-inch copper tubing. Cool your home inexpensively with this mod!
Step by step instructions on how to make an air conditioner using parts that cost less than $40.
If the air conditioner in your car has stopped pumping cold air out, you probably have a refrigerant leak somewhere in the system. In this video you will learn how to find the leak in your A/C and fix it, keeping yourself cool and comfortable.
Wondering how to most effectively combine ice cubes and a simple USB-powered computer fan into a fully functioning air conditioning system? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack a coffee can and USB-powered fan into a simple, but effective, air conditioning unit. For detailed instructions on hacking together your own tin-can AC unit, watch this über-short how-to.
No AC? Before you die of heatstroke, try these cool tricks. Use spicy food and wrist bands.
One day, your car may break down and you won't be able to afford to hire a mechanic, so what do you do... you look on the web for some how-to vehicle repair videos and become your own car mechanic, that's what. You don't need any advanced training to perform repairs and simple maintenance on your automobile, but you may need a few tools. Invest in the basic tools and you'll be prepared for just about any car malfunction you can think of. These tutorials will help get you on your way, as long ...
In this series of diy car repair videos, our expert auto mechanic demonstrates the steps in repairing and maintaining the air conditioning system in your car.
If you're air-conditioner is acting a little funny, it's probably not just strain from excessive summertime usage. To prevent further damage or greater repairs, or even the purchase of a new A/C, regularly inspect an air-conditioner for any possible malfunctions. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to bench check a central air-conditioner blower motor.
If it's hot and you need some nice, cool air in your home maybe you should look into buying a window air conditioner. They're easy to set up and require very little time to install in your home. They weigh less than regular air conditioners and can be installed in other areas of your home. So check out this tutorial on how to install one in your home today. Enjoy!
A common problem on Jeep Liberty SUVs involves the passenger side carpet getting wet because of the air conditioner drain hose being plugged, where the condensation water is supposed to drain from. The drain hose sticks out about an inch inside the engine compartment, and is relatively easy to access. All you need to do is use a wire, at least six inches, to probe into it and release and buildup. You can also blow air into the hose. Watch and learn this simple A/C repair trick.
Check out this instructional home repair video that shows you a very simple way to clean the condensate drain on your air conditioner. If you follow these simple steps, it could save some money, not to mention the grief. If you have an A/C and have ever experienced a backed up condensate drain, you know what I mean. Avoid this inconvenience by watching this air conditioning tutorial video.
You know how mayo always makes everything taste better, and how the best, fattiest ones are also the creamiest? Well, mayo (in combination with avocado) has a similar effect on hair. Both mayo and avocados are rife with lipids which help to deep condition hair.
Refrigerant is the stuff that makes your A/C in your car so good at turning hot air to cold. Like almost any substance you fill part of your car with, it needs to be replaced and refilled every so often. Watch this video to learn how to bleed your air conditioning system before filling, then how to fill it with new refrigerant.
Air conditioning systems are cold and wet and make great breeding grounds for bacteria and mold, and adding a nasty odor to the air coming out of the vents.
More and more car parts are controlled by computers, and the results are not always what we hope they will be. They often break for what seems like no reason and are expensive to fix. In this video you'll learn how you can fix a broken air conditioning control system on your car with a $30 bypass switch that will be much more reliable than your computer was.
In this Beauty and Style video tutorial you will learn how to make homemade deep hair conditioners. Robert Steinken, hair stylist from Los Angeles presents this video. Take mayonnaise; depending on the length of your hair take half a cup to up to a cup. Take two eggs, add to the mayonnaise and mix them up well. If you want some more shine to our hair, add some olive oil. Olive oil is fantastic for hair conditioning. Mix well and apply it to your hair evenly. Then wrap up your hair. It keeps t...
Air conditioning comebacks are usually caused by an air conditioning system that needs to be flushed and cleaned. Watch this video to learn a handy little trick that will help ensure that you get all the debris out of your A/C every time you flush.
Commercial hair conditioners aren’t just expensive, they’re loaded with chemicals. Why don’t you whip up something more natural at home?
The Mazda 6 is a great little car, but if you like to work on your car yourself it can be a nightmare. It's bays were clearly not designed with ease of repair in mind. Watch this video to learn how to fix a broken air conditioning condenser in a Mazda 6, if you dare to try.
Everyone is looking for a way to reduce their energy bill when it comes to heating and central air conditioning. The key to a low bill is to make sure your house's system is running efficiently. Check or replace your filters, regularly clean vents and maintain your thermostat at a reasonable temperature.
Check out this instructional appliance video that shows you what a package air conditioner looks like, inside and out. This tutorial explains what exactly the package unit is composed of. Learn how the package air conditioning unit runs and everything else you needed to know about this type of air conditioner.
Macherie has an excellent method for conditioning hair. No matter what texture, deep conditioning is essential for healthy hair. Shampoo with hydrating/detangling shampoo. When drying focus on removing the excess moisture from your hair. Conditioner works best and penetrates hair that's not sopping wet. Using her fingers, she separates her hair, as she doesn't use a comb when its in this fragile state. Use approximately a quarter size amount of conditioner starting from the roots to the end. ...
Keep cool when driving around in the summer time. Learn how to change the air conditioning compressor in your 1996 Ford Explorer in this free auto repair video from a master mechanic..
Fans do a pretty good job of cooling you down in the summer but sometimes only an air conditioning can do the job right. In this tutorial, SuChin Pak and Daniel Sieberg demonstrate how to make a homemade air conditioning system with a fan, coil and ice water. Save the environment while staying cool in the summer with this DIY air conditioning.
Window and portable air conditioners use a lot of power to do their work. Make sure you're getting what you pay for by cleaning your air conditioner out periodically. The cleaning costs are negligible and can save you a lot of money. In this two-part tutorial series, you'll learn how to make your air conditioning units run as they should. Remember to be careful; air conditioners can be heavy. Get help if you need it and, of course, unplug the air conditioner before doing anything seen in this...
As the efficiency and capacitance of a capacitor can decrease over time, it's important to check them from time to time. Make sure your air-conditioner is running optimally, and prevent larger malfunctions or repairs. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to bench check a single capacitor and a dual capacitor.
Maintaining your air conditioning can take up some of your time, but once you get it done you an save a lot of money. This how to video demonstrates how to maintain your air conditioning unit for big energy savings. You wont only be saving your bank, but you will also be saving the environment.
This video will show you how to install an air conditioner into a window.
Hand made air conditioner made of a foam lunch box, 5 volt DC fan, 4 AAA rechargeable batteries, and some ice. This homemade AC can run on batteries and you can plug directly into any USB port.
If you're breaking a sweat in the summer heat, but not trying to break the bank, this dead simple trick will show you how to make your own air conditioner for under ten bucks.
Empea Berlin, a Germany-based company specializing in augmented, mixed, and virtual reality software, released a Facebook video a few months back showing off their experiments in smart home technology. Using a Raspberry Pi and a HoloLens unit, they were able to make a virtual remote control for an air conditioning unit. The remote is complete with various modes, temperature controls, timers, and other features. There have been no updates on this project since they first showed it off, but hop...
This video demonstrates how to change the air filter in your home air conditioner or heater. Changing your air filter will help keep your furnace or air conditioner working properly and more efficiently.
A home air conditioner is nearly as vital as the electricity that powers it. Learn how to replace a home air conditioning unit with tips from a professional HVAC technician in this free home improvement video series.
Watch for water dripping out of a tube in a place that it's never dripped before. There could be a reason for this. It's called the backup condensation line. This is your alert to unclog the primary drip line.
Jim Twamley teaches us how to perform RV air conditioning maintenance in this tutorial. It can be expensive to replace an air conditioner, cleaning it will help give it a longer life. First, remove the top of the unit by removing the screws from the front and back. After this, blow out the inside to make sure everything is nice and clean with air pressure. Next, clean the inside of the top of the unit with household cleaner and a clean rag. After this, replace the top to the unit and insert t...
A swamp fan is an air conditioning substitute that blows air over cool water to cool a room. If you live in an AC-free dorm room, house, or apartment, it's not too hard to build one yourself, and this video will show you how to do it.
Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check and charge car air conditioner properly.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a mini-split air conditioner. Steps:
This video is regarding air conditioner services. Leaks are a major cause of problems. Water and air can leak into the system. Water damage, rust and refrigerant leaking all make the unti ineffiecient. You should evaluate the unit regularly and also run it periodically to keep the system from working properly.The manual should provide a good amount of information that will help you ensure you are not doing anything to damage the system of repair it incorrectly. Service your vehicle's air cond...