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How To: Install the moisture barrier over concrete subfloor

This video describes the process of installing a moisture barrier over a concrete subfloor. The presenter is using 6 mil thick poly barrier. The barrier comes in rolls about twenty-four inches wide. When rolling out the moisture barrier you want to go from wall to wall and cover the entire floor. For optimal moisture control you will want to overlap the poly barrier by at least six inches. The barrier plastic does not need to be taped or secured to the floor at all, it simply lays on top of t...

How To: Purify Urine for Drinking with an Emergency Solar Still

It’s called Urophagia—the art of consuming urine. There could be any number of reasons for having the desire to drink your own urine (or somebody else’s). There’s the so-called term “urine therapy,” which uses human urine as an alternative medicine. In urine therapy, or uropathy, it’s used therapeutically for various health, healing, and cosmetic purposes. There’s also those people who drink urine as sexual stimulation, where they want to share every part of each other. And then there’s the o...

How To: Prevent dry skin by avoiding very hot water

In this video, we learn to prevent dry skin by avoiding very hot water. Make sure when you take a bath or shower, you don't use very hot water. Use warm water, which will keep moisture in your skin. Hot water will reduce the moisture from your skin, which will make your skin itchy if you have a rash. Also, if you take a bath, make sure you don't add in any oil and that you use only warm water. When you are done with your shower or bath, pat yourself dry and apply moisture right away so you do...

How To: Clean laminate floors safely

The basic idea of cleaning laminate floors is to use a dry or damp mop or cleaner for cleaning spills and as little moisture as possible. Laminate floors are resistant products and are made to last, but they also are sensible to moisture and thus it can produce damage. Also very important for defending against stains like tomato sauce and red wine is to be vigilant and clean them immediately. The longer a stain like that sits, the longer it is the probability of being permanent, so the best a...

How To: Make beer can chicken on the grill

To add flavor and moisture to your chicken, beer can chicken can allow you to cook a whole chicken on the grill. This tutorial outlines how you can do it to get moist, flavorful chicken. It also ensures that your meat cooks evenly. To begin, combine 1 teaspoon of sugar and salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons of paprika, 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder, and 1/2 a teaspoon of cayenne powder. Stir these ingredients together. Next, rinse your chick...

How To: Cook the perfect prime rib

Cook the perfect prime rib by mathematically calculating a precise cooking and resting time. In this video tutorial, a bone-in prime rib is seasoned with the secret ingredient parve and is cooked to a medium-rare pink with the perfect rare moisture.

How To: Make a hospital bed while it is occupied

In this video, we learn how to make a hospital bed while it's occupied. First, take the top blanket off then take the linens off and make sure the patient is lying on their side. After this, roll the linens towards the patient, then replace new ones where the old linens were originally at. After this, put down a moisture sheet and place it under the clean sheet. Now, put the side table up and roll the patient over and let them know there will be a bump in the middle. Now, move to the other si...

How To: Stabilize your boat fuel & oil and fog out your engine

Eddie from the Long Island Boaters Club shows in four easy steps how to prepare the engine of your boat for the winter. He discusses the three items needed for proper preparation and makes product suggestions. Then he takes us through the procedure. He starts by pouring an additive to the oil tank and a stabilizer to the fuel tank. Eddie shows us how to attach a hose to the water jacket to flush salt water. He runs the engine for ten minutes. At the end of that period, he demonstrates how to ...

How To: Finally get rid of your acne

This video shows a way to finally get rid of your acne. Cleaning the skin is the first thing to do. Use Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser at night only without moisture. During the day wash with water and use Day Oil-Free Neutrogena Advance Solutions to moisturize. Exfoliate only one to two times per week with St Ives Apricot Scrub to prevent acne scars from getting dark. For under the makeup treatment use Clean and Clear Advantage or Rare Minerals Blemish Therapy. A good makeup to use is made by...

How To: Make ground-plantable paper pots for seedlings

This video demonstrates how to fold a newspaper seedling container using a simple origami method. This is a free idea that incorporates recycling. Not only do these paper containers stand up well to moisture, they also will break down in the soil if you place it directly into your garden. Begin by using one half sheet of black and white newspaper. Lay it out length wise and fold it in half from top to bottom. Then fold it left to right. Next turn the paper so it is horizontal with the open si...

How To: Plant garlic in your garden for a plentiful harvest

David Epstein provides tips and shows garlic lovers how to plant garlic in their very own garden. It is best to grow garlic in the fall season from the months of September to November when the temperatures are cooler. Some people grow garlic in the spring, but it’s been found that growing garlic in the fall time will give a better crop. To begin, gather some plantable garlic bulbs making sure that you find ones that are either organic or from a seed catalog. At all cost, avoid conventional ...

How To: Use micro-misters for drip irrigation systems

Micro misters allow for low volume of water over a wide area. They give good moisture coverage. Systems can be pulled up, changed and made into what you need it to be. Keep potted plants separate from other plants. They should have their own system. There is a system to encourage growth of root systems of various plants. Shrubs get two emitters in case one clogs up, the plant still has moisture. Having the water at the base of the plant limits weed growth. There is a temporary system to get t...

How To: Cook braised lamb shanks

Lamb shanks are very easy to cook. Take 6 lamb shanks and put them in a bowl. Put some olive oil, salt, pepper, rosemary, and thyme on them. Make sure you coat every shank with the seasoning as you turn the shank in the bowl several times. Put them in the oven for 30 minutes at 450 degrees. While the lamb shanks are cooking. Use a saucepan on medium to medium-high setting and heat 2 tablespoons of butter in it. Put some diced celery, carrots, and onions into the pan and saute them in the butt...

How To: Fertilize your fall lawn

John White from Southwest Yard and Garden teaches viewers how to fertilize and care for their fall lawn. Fertilization is recommended at 1 pound per month. As you reach September and October, reduce your nitrogen to 1/4 a pound and as October comes around reduce this even further to about half a pound. You will need turf fertilizer and on this package there will be three numbers in the order representing nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. In late fall you will want to use a fertilizer with ...

How To: Prevent chapped lips, dry skin, and a flaky nose in the winter

Still using the same lightweight, oil-free lotion during the winter as you did last summer? Then are you really surprised to hear that your flaky, dry winter skin is coming from your incorrect moisturization habits? The shift from warmer, more humid days to dry and cold immediately saps your skin of moisture, meaning you have to update your beauty routine to stay moisturized.

How To: Prevent dry and itchy winter skin with tips

Still using the same lightweight, oil-free lotion during the winter as you did last summer? Then it's obvious where your flaky, dry winter skin is coming from. The shift from warmer, more humid days to dry and cold immediately saps your skin of moisture, meaning you have to update your beauty routine to stay moisturized.

How To: Make a homemade sugaring paste to remove hair

Unlike typical waxing, which strips your skin of vital moisture, causing inflammed and dry, itchy skin as well as ingrown hairs, sugaring is a slightly more gentle way of removing hair. Because of the fact that it's all natural, made generally of sugar, water, and lemon juice, it irritates skin less because there are no artificial ingredients and harsh chemicals.

How To: Create a Lauren Conrad girl next door makeup look

Former "Hills" hottie Lauren Conrad is the type of girl you'd bring home to your parents. With girl next door wholesome looks, a can-do attitude, and charming demeanor, Conrad has undoubtedly been the most successful "Hills" star, garnering a book deal and a Kohl's clothing line as a result of her sensibilities.

How To: Apply Adriana Lima dewy makeup for all skin types

If you've ever flipped through a Victoria Secret's catalog, you probably have noticed the uber gorgeous Brazilian model, Adriana Lima and her smoldering good looks. In this video presented by Fashion face TV, learn how to apply Adriana Lima dewy makeup for all skin types! Products used in this tutorial to achieve this look, include:

How To: Identify willow tree damage caused by a borer

Weeping willows, globe willows, corkscrew willow, cotton wood are all prone to bores than other diseases. They grow in fertile soil with lots of moisture. Never treat tree chemical. Prune as necessary, take out dead diseased limbs, water and fertilize regular. This ensures the tree lasts longer and that the tree is less attractive to insects. Where tomatoes are concerned to avoid sunburn ensure that they are slightly covered with the folding of the plant. High salt level of water or chemicals...

How To: Make speedy sloppy joes with the Food Network

This video describes the procedure of making "sloppy joes." It is recommended to use ground turkey because of the texture and even the health factor of the meat. He uses pork and beef and adds a little bit of oil to a pan and browns the meat. He uses both of those meats for the texture of the fat and flavor. He lets the meat get brown and then adds the vegetables. He says to save the fat from the meat to cook the vegetables in. He adds red onion and green peppers so the colors are bright and ...

How to Make Indian food: Okra

This video demonstrates how to prepare a vegetarian crispy Okra dish. For this you will need Okra, green chili, dried red chili, cumin, salt, and canola oil. Wash and dry the Okra before cutting it to thin slices as shown. Add the Okra to a large pan with canola oil, followed by the salt, cumin seed, and red chili. Cover it and leave it on the stove for about 20 minutes. After 20 minutes open and stir it for a while to lose its moisture. Take it off the stove and serve it in a dish.

How To: Soothe dry lips

This video describes a way to get your lips much softer through various tips and tricks. From lipstick or lip balm made out of natural ingredients such as coconut oil or beeswax. Also shows a way to take Vaseline and using a soft bristle tooth brush stating to brush your lips for about two minutes to add moisture. Drinking water when cold and dry and ensuring that your lip balm has sunscreen as the sun can dry out your lips. This could help out quite a bit if you have dry lips or want to keep...

How To: Care for a lawn in drought conditions

Regardless of where you are, there will probably be a period when your lawn will turn brown and possibly go dormant when there is a drought. Contrary to popular belief, it is okay to use fertilizer on your lawn when there is a drought. Using a higher setting on your lawnmower will allow the grass blades to be longer, allowing them to retain more moisture. When you are finally able to water your lawn again, make sure to water it twice a day, hopefully in the early morning to avoid the heat of ...

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