Cleaning and overhauling each bike company's pedals is different. This video focuses on how to overhaul, clean, and and replace the bearing on Crank Bros bicycle brakes. It features step-by-step instructions and a demonstration, allowing you to spend less money having your bike fixed at the shop!
Cleaning your pedals is an important part of regular bike maintenance, but annoyingly enough there is no one way to overhaul a pedal. Every bike maker builds their pedals differently. This video demonstrates how to disassemble, overhaul, and clean Shimano pedals so that they will be free-spinning and functional as the day that you got them.
Interested in renting a power washer to clean gunk from your deck or even have one on hand but want be sure you don't inadvertently damage your home? If so, this DIYer's guide is for you: with it, you'll learn how to use a power washer safely and effectively when cleaning a deck.
Nick from Greyscale Gorilla gives you a bunch of tips and tricks for cleaning up your bookmarks toolbar in Safari. These ideas are incredibly helpful for improving your workflow and productivity.
Planning a hunting trip sometime soon? Become a hardcore hunter by killing & cleaning your game out in the wild. In this two-part tutorial, learn how to clean (or butcher) a deer when camping outdoors.
Does your kitchen smell like a landfill? Try these simple steps to clean out the culprit. This video will show you how to safely clean a garbage disposal.
Despite your best efforts, do your paintbrushes always end up too stiff to reuse? Keep them forever with these cleaning tips. You will need water, a clean rag, a paintbrush comb, a clean container, liquid fabric softener, a rubber band, and a ruler. Watch this video interior design tutorial and learn how to clean latex paint off paintbrushes.
Do you have guests coming over on short notice? All you need is 10 minutes and a little direction, and you can have your house looking like a cleaning crew just walked out the door.
In this video, we learn how to clean brushes using Genesis cleaner for reborn dolls. First, dip the brush into the cleaning solution and allow the dye to drain off of the brush. After most of the paint is gone from the brush, dip it into water and continue to clean until the water running over it runs clear. Continue to repeat this process for all of the different brushes you have used. When finished, lay the brushes down on a flat and dry surface, then let dry overnight or until they are com...
In this video, we learn how to clean cup-soled shoes. You will want to start off by cleaning the outsides of the shoes with an old toothbrush. The soles will have a lot of dirt on them, so focus on these first. After this, start to clean out the sides of the shoes with a water bottle filled with soap and then after this, use a clean cloth to wipe the shoes down again. To finish this process, use an eraser to help take off any missed spots from the soles. Wear your shoes after this and they wi...
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean and repair gutters with Mike Kraft. Damaged gutters can mean leaking roofs with water dripping everywhere. To fix this, you will need: buckets, a shovel, gutter sealant, a trowel, wire hooks, garden hose, nozzle, and gloves. First, place your ladder up to your house so you can easily reach the gutters, being careful not to touch any electrical wires. Next, clean the debris out of the gutter with the trowel and place into a plastic bucket. When finished,...
The iPad is a great looking device, but its very easy to get sticky, gooey fingerprints all over it very easily. Everything on the iPad is done with touch, so it is inevitable that it will get dirty quite quickly.
Got a pair of dirty ballet slippers? Learn the best & most effective way to clean your shoes up to make them look new. When cleaning ballet slippers, you need to take into consideration what type of ballet slipper it is. Determine the best way to clean your ballet slippers with help from this video.
Cleaning gutters is really not that hard. Get out your ladder and position it so that you can reach the gutters. Start by removing all the big stuff such as twigs and bigger sticks that have gotten into the gutter. These bigger items can be removed with your hands. What is left can be pretty yucky? There is a mud like substance that is made up of water, decomposing leaves, newer leaves, and smaller sticks that you won't want to touch. So use a scoop made out of a mild container that is cut in...
Keep your grill clean for both health and taste reasons. When it builds up old crust it will give off a burned flavor and the blackened bits create carbon, a carcinogen. With a clean grate, you'll get those gorgeous charred cross marks -- the sign of a healthy grill.
This is a DIY cleaning video for NES Nintendo game cartridges. Using Brasso and alcohol seems to work to clean the connectors in the cartridges. It seems Brasso will turn black even if the connectors are clean. Base the results on the cleanliness of your connectors rather than the cleanliness of the rag. Games go from broken to working. Don't use a brillo or scour pad as it may strip the metal pins in the connector.
Learn how to clean a cassette player. Cassette players may be outdated, but if you've still got tapes, you're going to want to keep them in good condition.
With a little muscle and a powerful cleaner, even the filthiest oven can look new. Since it's best to let the cleaner sit overnight, try to start cleaning before bed.
Maybe one of the hardest jobs you can do around the house is cleaning the gutters. When cleaning the gutters by hand, you have to constantly keep moving the ladder to get to the various spots of the gutter which contain a mess. If not done properly, the gutters can get clogged, which will not help the appeal of your home. This video explains a simple and easy way to clean the hassle-prone gutters. The powerful leaf blower makes cleaning the gutters simple and easy. Just make sure to keep your...
Clean your basement like a champ. The hardest part of cleaning a basement is working around all that stuff you’ve stuck down there. This game plan will help. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean your basement.
Generally, we hate putting in extra effort to prepare a food (waiting four hours for a stew to finally marinate and for all the beef to soak in the garlic, onions, and spices we tossed in? Boring). But we're willing to make that extra effort when it comes to shrimp because we love our shrimp recipes.
Dry cleaning is an easy and convenient way to get your suits and dress clothes clean. Learn how your high end garments get cleaned from a dry cleaning specialist in this free dry cleaning video series.
Sometimes getting a stain on finished leather can mean the end of having a nice garment or piece of furniture, but not always.
A camera's lens can be plagued with dust particles over time, and without a proper cleaning, your photographs will need a digital manicure before they'll please the eye. If you don't want to turn to Photoshop, then a little lens maintenance will do your photos good. Cleaning a camera lens is as easy as using a a few strips of Scotch or Sellotape, which are cellulose-based, translucent tapes.
Leather seats are expensive. Keep them looking that way with a little cleaning and conditioning. You will need a hand-held vacuum (or one with an attachment nozzle), a bottle of leather cleaning solution, a soft, dry sponge, clean, dry cloths, a spray bottle of water, a bottle of leather conditioner with sunscreen, lemon juice, and cream of tartar. Watch this video car care tutorial and learn how to clean the leather seats in a car.
See how to remove dust and smudges by cleaning the digital image sensor on the Fuji S3 SLR camera. It's super simple and you just need some sensor swabs for cleaning that sensor.
The gross-out factor of cleaning a toilet cannot be underestimated—but the gross-out factor of not cleaning a toilet is even worse. Better clean the toilet.
Looking to give your kitchen a good cleaning this spring? Don't go out and spend a ton of money on sanitizing sprays and cleaning equipment. Cleaning and sanitizing your kitchen is easy, effective, and inexpensive, because everything you need is likely in your kitchen!
Learn how to clean green. Forget the industrial cleaners and acids: a few household basics are all you need to breathe fresh air into your home.
Wash your window blinds with a minimum of mess. Howcast presents you with tips on how to effectively clean your window blinds. Blinds can be tricky to clean, so pay attention.
This video tutorial is in the Food category which will show you how to clean a Coffee Machine Milk Frother on Katarina. Take a jug with about 400 ml of water and pour about 50 ml of the cleaning liquid in it. Mix it and put the frother pipe in the jug and turn on the frother as if you were frothing milk. Run the entire mixture through the frother and thereafter run some clear water through the frother to remove the remnants of the cleaning agent from inside the frother. Repeat this process af...
If you use Windex or any other window cleaning product, you may be exposing yourself, or others, to harmful chemicals. Many cleaning products that are sold in supermarkets, contain harmful chemicals that are not good and certainly not good for the environment.
Maria Cleaveland shows us how to clean a coffee maker in this tutorial. It's important to clean out your coffee maker because calcium and lime can build up throughout regular use. One option is to use a cleaner liquid that you brew just like coffee, but is cleaning solution. You will then run two water coffees after this to make sure all the solution is out. Vinegar and water also work to clean out the coffee maker in case you don't have the cleaning solution. If you do this regularly, your c...
If you have a hard time when it comes to cleaning the appliances in your home, you need to try and remind yourself. Cleaning them is an important step in making sure they last for a long time. One appliance that is always forgotten about is the dryer.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean the rear LCD on a camera. Begin by dry cleaning using Giottos Rocket Blower and nylon fine brush. Users will also need a isopropyl rubbing alcohol and microfiber cloth. Users may also need gloves to protect their hands from the alcohol. Begin by blowing off any dust and brush it with the brush. Now users will be wet cleaning using the isopropyl alcohol and microfiber cloth. Users are advised to clean weekly. This video will benefit those view...
You can clean your laptop or computer screen in under a minute with no problem. To clean your screen you will need some anti-static cleaning spray to clean the screen. This spray doesn't cost very much. Spray some of the cleaning spray onto the screen. Use a clean soft cloth to wipe the screen dry and get all the dirt and grim off of the computer screen. When you wipe it down make sure that you are very gentle. It doesn't take much pressure to get the screen clean.
This video shows a method of cleaning LP records using steam. He uses a Perfection steamer and a record cleaning machine with vacuums, along with a set of brushes, Disc Doctor cleaner, and laboratory grade water. He uses distilled water in the steamer. He turns the turntable on, applies the cleaner, spreads it with a brush, and applies the steam while the record turns. After the steaming is done, he continues rubbing it with the brush, and turns on a vacuum. Next he runs the steamer of the re...
Our host today shows us different types of methods for removing rust from your grill or pit. Regular cleaning is described in your manual and consists of removing rust, polishing chrome, and removing coal from the pit. With just supplies from around the house you can clean your chrome for little to nothing. He shows us how the basics of removing grills and what to check for to keep your grill cooking smoothly. In the end, your knowledge of grill cleaning should improve and you are now ready t...
We all worry so much about what the outside of our car or truck looks like, but what about the inside? Do you have layers of dust and grime on everything? Is the floor covered in dirt? In this automotive maintenance tutorial you will learn how to clean the interior of a vehicle using Wolfgang Interior Car Car cleaning products. You'd be surprised how much more there is to cleaning your interior than just shaking out the mats and vacuuming.
Are you worried about how your bathroom cleaning supplies are damaging the environment and your own air? Use these recipes to create non-toxic, homemade bathroom cleaners instead. Never mix homemade cleaners with commercial cleaners, because when mixed, they can produce toxic gases. Use the same safety precautions as you would with store bought cleaners- keep them out of reach of children and pets, and out of your eyes and mouth. Always work in a well-ventilated area. Store your cleaning ingr...