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How To: Loosen stuck nuts and bolts

Wear and tear can cause nuts and bolts to get stuck over time. A little bit of grease or lubricant will help de-freeze them from their place. Make sure to check for rust, or the problem will just keep re-occurring. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to loosen stuck nuts and bolts.

How To: Install lighting under kitchen cabinets with Lowe's

In this installment of the Lowe's home improvement series, host, Mike Kraft, one of Lowe's home improvement experts, demonstrates how to install lighting under your kitchen cabinets to make navigating your counter top easier. Mike lists all the necessary tools and materials you will need to complete this do-it-yourself at home project. You will learn tips and tricks for hanging the light fixtures, as well as how to run the wiring, so that the wires remain hidden from plain view.

How To: Build and install a retaining wall with Lowe's

In this installment of home improvement do-it-yourself videos, brought to you by Lowe's, host Mike Kraft, one of Lowe's home improvement experts, demonstrates a landscaping technique that shows you how to create a retaining wall with interlocking wall blocks, that features a raised planter bed. Mike gives you a list of all the tools and materials you will need to create the retaining wall, and offers some tips on creating curved lines when laying out the wall.

How To: Remove and replace a sink

Need to remove and replace a broken sink? Do it yourself with help from this home improvement tutorial hosted by Ron Hazleton. Learn how to disconnect the water and drain lines and garbage disposal, then how to remove and replace the sink basket, install a new faucet, and install & seal the sink rim.

How To: Replace/install a bathroom ventilation fan with Lowe's

With yet another great instructional video Lowe's home improvement expert, Mike Craft, hosts this do-it-yourself demonstration brought to you by home improvement retail outlet, Lowe's on how to replace or install a new bathroom ventilation fan. The video will give you all the information you need on how to complete this project at home, and without hiring a professional. Providing a detailed list of the tools, supplies, and tips you will need, Mike shows you how to complete this project and h...

How To: Repair concrete steps

Do you have broken concrete along the front of your house? No need to resort to repouring the concrete. In this video hosted by DIY home guru, learn how to repair, patch or restore broken, chipped or damaged concrete steps.

How To: Clean tile grout

Do you have grayed tile grout? Do you spend tons of money on clearners to only leave you displeased? In this video hosted by DIY home guru, Ron Hazleton, learn how to remove discolored, flaky or powdery grout & how to apply new grout and clean the faces of your tiles.

How To: Clean and wax a wood table

Not sure how to safely clean your wood table without ruining it? In this video tutorial, learn how to properly wipe off your table and how to protect it with a sealant called, Pastewax. This substance dries and does not attract dust making your table look shiny & new, like a piece out of a museum!

How To: Use AGGREGATE instead of SUBTOTAL in MS Excel 2010

New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 664th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how about how the new Excel 2010 AGGREGATE function that can calculate these 19 different functions depending on what number you put into the 1st argument of the AGGREGATE function. This is an improvement over the SUBTOTAL function wh...

How To: Use Excel databases for home improvement calculations

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 236th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create a database for keeping carpentry measurements as well as how to use a COUNTIF function formula for calculating how many lumber pieces you'll need to cut for your home improvement project.

How To: Replace and install a kitchen sink with Lowe's

In this do-it-yourself home improvement video, brought to you by Lowe's, home improvement expert, and host Mike Kraft will lead you through the process of replacing and installing a kitchen sink in your home. Mike lists all the tools and materials you will need to complete this project at home, as well as leads you through all the procedures, step by step, to get the job done right. He also provides some useful tips on how to do certain steps, eliminating the chances of creating an unnecessar...

How To: Remove stubborn masking tape

Do you have a piece of stubborn masking tape stuck somewhere and you just can't get it off? Does it stare at you in the face, begging you to have a nervous breakdown? Ron Hazleton is here to save your day. In this video, learn how to remove old unwanted masking or duct tape from walls, wallpapered surfaces, concrete (and more) using a hair dryer to warm & soften te adhesive.

How To: Perform gas-powered string trimmer (weed wacker) maintenance with Lowe's

A string trimmer is a handy tool, but you have to maintain it if you want it to work its best. Learn how to do maintenance on both a 2-cycle and 4-cycle gas-powered trimmer. Lowe's home improvement expert, Mike Kraft, gives helpful tips for string trimmer maintenance. Learn how to replace string, change the oil, clean the trimmer filter and more that will help keep your string trimmer working like new.

How To: Create Better Panoramas in Photoshop CS4's Photomerge

In the new Photoshop CS4, there are some minor improvements to the Photomerge function, including the new collage option. Jay Kinghorn goes over the different ways of bringing your images into photomerge, the layout options, and some quick tips for creating better quality panoramas in Photoshop CS4. The following how-to video walks you through the entire process.

How To: 5 Apartment Improvements You Can Do in an Hour

Presented by Apartments.com When looking for a new apartment, it's hard not to notice the improvements (on large and small scale) needed prior to moving in. While your landlord may be taking care of new carpeting, cleaning the central air vents, and fresh paint on the walls, there may be some additional improvements on your list that you can take care of on your own. Here are five quick improvements you can check off your list before the big move.

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