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How To: Repair and seal an asphalt driveway

An asphalt driveway looks good when new but over time, wear and tear will show. This video by Lowes.com shows you how to clean, repair and reseal your driveway to maintain it and make it last. Before starting the job, check the weather for a few dry days. Tools and materials needed are listed highlighting safety equipment to be used and precautions to be taken. Weeds, stains and dirt are removed and a low pressure is used to rinse the driveway clean. Crack sealant is used to repair smaller cr...

How To: Patch and repair concrete

Concrete is one of mankind's greatest inventions. Very durable, it can also be aesthetically pleasing. Concrete is also often a major building material in and around homes. Over time, however, concrete can deteriorate. Patching and repairing concrete can be easy or difficult, depending on the project and the amount of deterioration. Most repair projects are fairly simple using some of the specially formulated patch and repair products available these days. Watch this DIY video tutorial for st...

How To: Repair damage around wall elements such as outlets

This Home and Garden video tutorial is going to show you how to repair damage around wall elements such as outlets. The video demonstrates how to repair a gap around a socket that was created due to a miscalculation on the part of the mason. The simplest way of repairing this would be to take the cover off, get a patch which is pre cut to the correct dimensions, peel it off, place it correctly over the opening in the wall and press it on. You could paint the area with matching color. Then put...

How To: Fix and repair a dripping faucet

James from J&C Home Repair explains how to fix a bathroom faucet. He shows how to turn off the water supply to the faucets and tells you exactly what tools you will need. He demonstrates how to remove the faucet handle and the valve using common household tools, and recommends taking the parts to the hardware store to make sure you get the correct replacement parts. This video shows that repairing a faucet is a simple job that anyone can do. You don't need to call a plumber for this!

How To: Repair sections of 4x8 wood home siding

Weather can really do some damage to the wood siding on your home. When your siding becomes worn and rotten due to the elements, it's time to break out the tools and install new wood. This instructional video walks you through the basic steps of repairing the wood siding on your home. Follow along with the tutorial and keep your home fortified.

How To: Do a knockdown repair

No, despite how it sounds, a knockdown repair doesn't involve repairing things that have been knocked down. A knockdown in this case refers to a knockdown wall texture. In this simple video tutorial, you'll learn how to repair a knockdown texture that's been damaged.

How To: Repair wood fences

Fear not, proud homeowner! In this do-it-yourself home improvement video series, learn how to repair and maintain your wooden fence, with tips on identifying problem areas and using safety equipment. Get step-by-step instructions for repairing loose gate hinges, replacing rotten wood and removing chipped paint.

How To: Repair motorcycle brakes

In this video series, our expert will show you how to replace, repair and maintain your motorcycle brakes. You will get step-by-step instructions on disassembling your wheel, and brake components, cleaning the brake caliper and master cylinder, repairing broken parts, and finally, reassembling your motorcycle when you are finished. Our experts instruction will give you the knowledge to fix and maintain your own motorcycle brakes, as well as enhance the general understanding of your motorcycle...

How To: Repair a blown subwoofer

OK, you've done it, you've blasted your DJ set just a little too loud and now your speakers are dust. Well, before you rush out and replace them, why not try repairing them on your own? That's right, with this how to video you can take the necessary steps and breath new life back into that fried speaker. You'll need a soldering iron, the appropriate gauge wire, and some time. This project isn't quick and it's not necessarily easy either, but you'll feel good when you've saved your speakers. B...

How To: Repair Cracks in Your Asphalt Driveway

Weather - there's no escaping it! Mother Nature can be hard on asphalt: if you live in an area where there are extreme weather changes from season to season then your asphalt will eventually become damaged. As the ground freezes and thaws there is movement that flexes the asphalt. Repeated flexing can cause weakness to occur. In many cases the first damage you will see will be cracks forming in your asphalt driveway.

How To: Repair a bike tire

The video starts out by showing how a bike rack is helpful in repairing your flat tire. Next it takes you through all of the steps, along with tips and instructions on what you need to do. don't forget to heed the "notes‚" throughout as they are important tips to enable you successfully repair your flat tire. In no time at all you will have fixed your bike's flat tire and once again be ready to hit the road.

How To: Repair a dash pad

In repairing the dash pad, once you remove the dash pad it rips the metal clip off, where it is connected to the car. You can do this by using a j-b weld solution. After you mix the j-b weld, apply it to the broken stub and place the metal clip, with the ripped plastic, correctly on top of the j-b weld. Then wait until it dries.

How To: Repair a garbage disposal

Is your disposal not working? Follow the few steps outlined in this video and perhaps you'll be able to avoid calling that service person out to your home. For step-by-step instructions on troubleshooting, and repairing, a faulty garbage disposal, watch this handy home how-to.

How To: Maintain and repair the sunroof of your car

Learn all the basics for maintaining and repairing the sunroof of your car. This video tutorial from the DIY Network will show you all about how to maintain and repair the sunroof of your car. If you've been having your sunroof open, then it starts raining, and you can't close the sunroof on your automotive, then get these maintenance tips, like lubricating and cleaning your vehicle's sunroof.

How To: Repair a leaky faucet in the bathroom sink

If you can't stand that dripping sound any longer, have a look at this tutorial. In this video, learn exactly how to repair a leaky faucet in your bathroom sink. By repairing the leak yourself, not only will you save the time and money of hiring a plumber, you will also help the environment by conserving water.

How To: Repair 'red ring of death' without towels or tricks

This video is about repairing 3 Red Lights of Death Rrod X-Clamp Fix of XBox 360.The video begins with a warning saying that people need to careful while handling electronics and to use a proper size screw driver for the purpose and take it apart. Remove the old thermal paste and make use of come use of common goo removal stuff to clean the CPU and GPU. Finish the cleaning with alcohol to get shine on them. Make use of #8 washers from home depot and you can use smaller washers too. Put one wa...

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