Are you aware of your water usage? Are you really doing all you can to conserve water, our most precious resource? Here are some simple ways you may not have thought of and some facts about the amount of water wasted on a daily basis in America.
How to unblock a toilet EASILY & WITHOUT a PLUNGER! That's right, without a plunger! How to unclog a toilet has never been easier. A blocked toilet is without doubt a major inconvenience, but don't call the plumber just yet. Save yourself a truck load of cash and give this method a go.
We've all been there - that moment of slow motion horror you experience as your beloved iPhone tumbles into the toilet. Both AT&T and AppleCare won't cover water damage to your iPhone, so you may think you are out of luck, but.. This tutorial will show you how to fool the Apple store's Genius Bar into replacing your phone. This is not one of those videos that tells you to stick your phone in a bucket of rice or sand and wait for days in the hopes it dries out. This two part tutorial will show...
This video presentation is a tutorial of how to make a baking soda and vinegar rocket. Materials involved include a water bottle, vinegar, baking soda, toilet paper, and knife. First step is to use the knife to gouge a hole in the cap of the bottle. It should not be too large, and should be placed in the center of the cap. Once the hole is made, the cap is to be removed, and the bottle is to be filled partially to half-way with vinegar. After the vinegar is added, the baking soda is then laid...
In this video, user mudvayne200 teaches you how to make a Sid Wilson from Slipknot mask. You will need a roll of toilet paper, a newspaper, water, a balloon and scissors. You will want to fill up the balloon and then cut strips of newspaper. Put water on the strips of paper and place them on top of the balloon. Do this a few times to have a few layers. Once it's dry, you can cut it in half and cut holes for the eyes and mouth. You can also add a layer of toilet paper and let it dry. Color it ...
Find out how mouthwash can multitask for you. Use that mouthwash for more than bad breath. Uses include: clean cuts and burns, tone your face, make your own hand sanitizer, banish dandruff, extend flower life, sanitize your toilet, neutralize smelly hands, and prevent underarm odor.
In this video, we learn how to make a basic bong. You will need: toilet roll, empty plastic bottle, toilet paper, bonghead, and a garden hose. After you have these together, grab the plastic bottle and put heat to it using a lighter until there is a hole on the side of it. After this, stick the hose through the hole while it's still hot, then place the toilet paper roll over the top of the bottle. Now you will need to fill the bottle with water, and you will be able to use it as a bong or use...
This Home & Garden video shows you how to replace a running old style fill valve toilet with something more modern. Shut the supply line to the toilet and flush to remove the water from the tank. Then remove the supply line. Now take a wrench and loosen the plastic nut of the old fill valve located under the tank. Then lift the old valve and keep it aside. Take a 'flow master', which is a new type fill valve, place it in the same spot and hand tighten the nut under the tank to hold the flow m...
ClickHelps demonstrates how to treat hemorrhoids with home remedies. Hemorrhoids are swelling and inflammation of the veins in the rectum or anus. First, sit in a bathtub full of three or four inches of warm water. Keep your knees raised. The warm water will soothe the pain while increasing the blood flow to the area. And increased blood flow will help shrink swollen veins. Repeat this technique several times a day. Keep the anal dry and clean while avoiding using harsh toilet paper. Gently w...
If you've just done a beer run for a party and come back with a bunch of beer that isn't cold, forget the bathtub, toilet tank, freezer or whatever method you use to quick-chill your brews and try this super easy fix instead.
Tightly wrap saran wrap around the bowl of the toilet so that no folds are visible, and then lower the toilet seat. The next user will find their human waste not entering the toilet. See it in action here.
Grey water is the used water from your dish washer, washing machine, shower, but not your toilet. This grey water can be recycled to irrigate your home, without wasting clean water. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to choose a grey water system for you home.
This episode of Real World Green shows us how to identify and fix a leaky, water-wasting toilet.
We'd never tell you not to recycle plastic water bottles, but there are other ways to reduce and reuse these commonly consumed products. And when we say "other ways," we mean ways that you've never even thought about.
W.H. Auden wrote, “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” Indeed, the average American home uses 140 to 170 gallons of water every day. Cut that in half with some water-saving tips.
We really dislike toilets that flush slowly. You have to wait an eternity for all the water to go down, and then it slowly muddles on to an annoyingly weak flush that doesn't make all the er, stuff, go down. Toilets weaken with age, making the flush weak, but there is a way to fix a slow toilet.
Having trouble with your toilet continually running? Here's a video to help you with that troublesome toilet. 1. Check the flapper valve if it is already worn out. This can be done by pulling the siphon end and running your fingers around the valve. 2. If you can feel grit and lime scale, then, it needs to be cleaned. However, if it feels distorted or damaged, it needs to be replaced. 3. Check the chain or the wire link connecting the arm lever to the rubber flapper valve. It may be too short...
It's easier than you'd think to prevent hemorrhoids. With a little exercise, attention to diet, and a change in habits, you can become hemorrhoid-free.
Try out this science experiment... watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a simple rocket with film canisters. This is purely educational, and demonstrates the reaction of an Alka-Seltzer tablet, toilet paper, and water. If you don't have Alka-Seltzer, you can substitute it with baking soda, then substitute the water with vinegar.
Have a need for drama? Sick of doing kitchen prep and having no one appreciate just how much work you're doing? Then take a tip from a few seriously lazy cooks and peel a few pounds of potatoes in less than sixty seconds using a power hose, a bucket, a drill, and a cheap toilet bowl brush.
Hard water deposits suck, but have no fear, this video is here! This video is filled with some great home remedies, mostly involving white vinegar and lemons as a main ingredient. Clean off the sink, the dish washer, toilet and more!
This is a timelapse of a salt crystal garden growing on a toilet paper roll. You need salt, water, food coloring, ammonia and a dish with a pourous stiff object.
Learn how to perfect your craps game while in prison. This video demonstrates how to make dice from toilet paper, water and a ball point pen - a common form of entertainment in prison.
Toilet paper isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you want a hot meal, but when you're camping or out in the field (i.e. military training), a little TP is the difference between cold tuna and luxury.
Life stinks. Literally. Daily living leads to lots of lingering smells. Household odors from cooking, kids, pets, bathrooms, and guests can accumulate. Get rid of them with some simple remedies.
In this plumbing repair video, you will learn how to install a new toilet complete from wax ring to water hook up. This is for plumbing in a typical home.
Prank a toilet by rigging it to squirt water on anyone who flushes it. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
A hungry tick is a determined little bugger—it wants to find its way into your skin if it’s the last thing it does. Here’s how to make sure it is the last thing it does.
Phil and Charlie explain how its done in space. Each Space Shuttle has a toilet that can be used by both men and women. Designed to be as much as possible like those on Earth, the units use flowing air instead of water to move waste through the system.
Void into the hat. Measure the amount of urine and record it in the voided volume column on your record sheet.
The archenemies of cell phones— puddles, toilets, swimming pools— can cause serious damage to your gadgets. And if your mobile phone has taken the dive, don't panic— there's hope for recovery.
If you are having trouble with a leaky john, check out this helpful tutorial. In this video, you will receive step by step instructions for how to clean the mating surfaces on a toilet flapper valve to prevent unwanted water leaking from the tank into the bowl. So, if you are having this problem, you will have it fixed in no time with this video.
In this video, Julie teaches viewers how to toilet train their cats. This is, to clarify, training to use a human toilet. First, you will have to get your cat acquainted with toilet seats. Take a toilet seat (that is clean) and tape it securely to the top of your cat's litter box. Once your cat is used to that, buy a sitz bath (or a similar-sized container) that will fit under the toilet seat but above the toilet bowl. Fill it with cat litter and wait until your cat is comfortable with using ...
About ten years ago, Western research figured out that green tea was a nutritional powerhouse. After all, in Asian countries where green tea is consumed throughout the day, cancer rates tend to be much lower, although there are probably other factors contributing to that fact, like less processed food and red meat in the standard Asian diet.
Let's take a minute and talk about something you're doing wrong — using the restroom. Many view the subject as improper or even taboo, but why? Thanks to your upbringing, you've assumed you know the basics... But you don't. Avoiding discussion on the subject has led many of us to unwittingly interact incorrectly during our private time with our old friend, Jon.
Gatorade: its popular red flavor can stain the whitest fabric, and its sweet taste is oddly refreshing after breaking a sweat. If you've ever participated in a sport, you probably spent halftime at games and practice breaks chugging the stuff. Though it made its name as a sports drink, Gatorade is also a well-known hangover helper—but its beneficial and interesting uses don't end there. The brightly colored drink can do so much more than just hydrate you.
This quick video demonstrates the classic experiment of making a paperclip, or multiple paperclips, float on water.
In this how-to video, you will learn how use set up a studio table for watercolor. First, make a water blotter out of toilet paper and tissue folded in half. Fold the towel into the paper. The gator board and paper should be in front of you, with the sketch at the left side. If you are right handed, everything should be on the right side. This allows for ease of painting. The kleenex and trash can should be on the right as well. If you are left handed, everything should be on the left. This p...
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 make fake pee! Does it look real? You will need syrup, water, a bottle, dye and soap. Prank your friends with fake pee. Squirt in your toilet or elsewhere.. get creative. Gross! Learn how to make fake pee. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!