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How To: Replace the Dryer's Idler Pulley

The dryer’s idler pulley provides tension to the dryer’s drum belt so the belt won’t slip when the drum is turning. It can become faulty over time due to increased friction. If your dryer is making a squeaking or squealing nose then the idler is probably faulty. Replacing this pulley is a simple project. Repair your noisy dryer with this step-by-step tutorial!

How To: Replace the cable rewind on a Dyson DC05 vacuum

If you're having a hard time with your cable rewind on a Dyson DC05 vacuum cleaner, this tutorial should help you out. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace the cable rewind using a few tools. It doesn't take that long to replace and will make things much easier when cleaning up around the house. So check out the tutorial above and enjoy!

How To: Replace an AEG fridge freezer door seal

Watch to learn how to replace an AEG fridge freezer door seal. You'll remove and replace the freezer door seal on an AEG fridge freezer. You will have a more efficient freezer and prevent energy loss if you replace a worn freezer door seal. One of many simple freezer maintenance tips that will help ensure you have the correct freezer temperature.

How To: Make an amazing lamp out of strings

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an amazing lamp. The materials required for this project are a balloon, wool string and liquid glue. Begin by blowing up the balloon and wind it with wool string. Wrap all around to cover the surface of the balloon. Then cover the entire balloon with some liquid glue and let it dry for 24 hours. Once it's dried, carefully let out the air of the balloon and remove it from the dried yarn string. Now add a light source. This video will benefit th...

How To: Remove and repair a Neff oven door

Watch to learn how to remove and repair a Neff oven door. You'll remove and replace parts on an oven door, as well as how to remove the oven door. This oven maintenance video demonstrates removal and replacement of the oven door outer glass, oven door inner glass, door hinges and door handle. Use a professional oven cleaner and ceramic scraper to remove burnt on stains from the oven inner door glass.

How To: Remove an Oven/Cooker Door

When cleaning your oven, you'll want to take your oven door off its hinges first to give you more room to maneuver. Plus, take the door off makes it easier to clean the door itself, especially the glass areas. The following video from Nathan Cox talks about how easy it is to remove an oven door off, and it's very similar from brand to brand.

How To: Repair the agitator on a washing machine

If you're having a problem with the agitator on your washing machine, this video should be able to help. Many people may not realize it, but the agitator on a washing machine, is supposed to go back and forth and not just one way. This can easily be fixed by removing the agitator and replacing a couple of pieces. Check out the tutorial above to see what you need to do in order to repair the agitator on a washing machine. Enjoy!

How To: Purge air from your fridge's water dispenser

If you've recently purchased a new fridge and have hooked up the line for the water dispenser, you need to get rid of any air before trying to drink water. Having excess air in the line can result in you getting more water than you may have wanted. It's easy to do and will make things easier when trying to get water. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Check a washing machine pump for blockages

Ultimate Handyman demonstrates how to check a washing machine pump for blockages. First, disconnect the washing machine from the electricity source and remove the pump. The water sucks through the inlet and is pumped out of the outlet. Check to make sure that the pump doesn't have any open circuits by attaching the leads to the multimeter. Remove the screws to look inside the pump. Remove any debris that may be clogging the propellor. Make sure the O-ring around the edge creates the seal and ...

How To: Replace your washing machine lid

Over time, the lids to a washing machine can become damaged and almost hard to use. This can be a problem especially when most lids are needed to start and stop the machine. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to replace the lid to a washing machine. It's pretty easy to do, will only take you a good hour to complete, and will result in a better looking and working machine. Enjoy!

How To: Fit a washing machine belt

Washing machine belts can snap, or work loose, over time and reduce the effectiveness or even break your machine. This home appliance tutorial will get your machine running again. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on replacing a washing machine belt, watch this DIY video tutorial.

How To: Replace a belt on a Kirby vacuum cleaner

Once in awhile, however, you will run into the issue of having to replace the belt on a Kirby or any other type of vacuum cleaner. Even the most experienced repairmen will admit that replacing the belt on the Kirby is one of the most difficult repairs they face. However this how to video will show you how to do make this vacuum belt repair yourself. Go through the step by step process of dismantling the powerhead and swapping out the belts on the roller brush.

How To: Replace the a Whirlpool oven lamp easily

Checking the status of your meal is a good idea, especially if you want to use less energy. Oven lamps make this easy, by offering a view of what's going on inside your appliance. But when the bulb goes out, then you have a little problem on your hands. Opening the oven door is easy, but you allow a great amount of heat to leave resulting in energy loss.

How To: Replace the HEPA filter on a Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner

Watch to learn how to replace the HEPA filter on a Dyson DC07 vacuum. This Dyson spare parts video we show how to remove and replace the Dyson DC07 Pre Motor Filter and Dyson DC07 HEPA Post Motor Filter. This vacuum maintenance video also outlines the Dyson airflow path as well as removal and replacement of the Pre Filter Housing, Post Filter Lid and Filter Seals. Prevent loss of suction and motor cut out by changing the filters on your Dyson.

How To: Replace the hinges on a Smeg oven door

Opening and closing an oven door is quite possibly, one of the most important aspects to an oven. If you aren't able to do that, then it becomes useless. One of the main reasons for it being useless is that fact that it might need some new hinges. These can easily be replaced and save you quite a bit of money.

How To: Correctly fill a rinse aid dispenser

If you've never used a dishwasher before, you're about to fall in love with a machine that makes washing dishes easy. One of the main features of owning a dishwasher is it's ability to rinse the dishes to make them nice, shiny, and clean. A rinse aid dispenser is used to store a cleaning product that can prevent streaks or marks from appearing on your dishware.

How To: Replace both filters on a Dyson DC25 easily

If you own a Dyson DC25 and haven't replaced or cleaned the filters, then check out this video. It's important to clean the filter on your vacuum cleaner because not only does it help to keep dust and other particles out of your motor, it also makes sure that none of that stuff is spwed back out onto your floor.

How To: Fit and replace a Neff oven grill element

Check out this home repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to fit and replace your grill oven element in a Bosch and Neff. Follow the step by step instructions in this domestic appliance repair video to remove your oven grill element. Please note that all work should be performed by a qualified person. Make sure to take the necessary precautions to ensure a safe removal of the oven grill element.

How To: Mend Wall Holes Bigger Than Nails

Do you know how wonderful toothpaste is? Here's the scoop. If you've hung pictures or other thing on the wall that required a molly or anchor bolt, and you have to move them and you have holes exposed in your wall. Well "FEAR NOT", toothpaste to the rescue. You will need household items like - toilet paper, or paper towel, or paper napkin, or Kleenex tissue, a utility knife, hammer putty knife, sponge, primer/sealer, paint of your choice and of course the toothpaste.

How To: Make a homemade smoker, cooker, griller, or BBQ

Interested in starting in on the journey of smoked meats? Smoking meat is a slow, but delectibly beneficial process for meats and in this video learn how to save money on expensive smokers & cookers by making your own. This smoker was made with a plasma cutter, arc welder and a couple of spare hours and has been used for everything from fish to turkies, to prosciutto.