Brent Holland from Build**** presents this 30 Second Tip, highlighting some of the long term benefits of regularly changing out your air conditioner filter in your home.
By changing out your air conditioner filer once every three months, not only will it make your system more efficient, it will cut down your heating and cooling costs, provide cleaner and healthier air as well as prolonging the system life.
Sawing through metal can be difficult and frustrating. Here is a quick and easy tip to avoid frustrating and cut through metal without the saw blade slipping or jumping. Use duct tape to wrap around the metal. This will help you cut faster and without difficulty.
Milan Rosan from Build**** presents this 30 Second Tip, highlighting some of the benefits of cleaning your sink drain.
By pouring bleach or vinegar down your sink drain you will kill the bacteria found within the drain as well as cut down the odor produced by long term sink use.
Milan Rosan from Build**** shows how to keep a caulking tube fresh.
There is nothing more frustrating than a slipping screw when working in your home. Using chalk will help avoid the frustration of that slipping screw. Follow Milan Rosan as he gives you the quick and easy tip.
Brent Holland shows you how to keep steam off your mirrors after showering by using shaving cream in just 30 seconds!
Deodorizing your microwave can be a matter of minutes. Follow Brent Holland of Build**** as he shows you the quick and easy way of deodorizing your microwave.
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Milan Rosan of Build**** shows you a quick and easy tip to fixing a unbalanced door. Doors that automatically shut can be frustrating if you would like them to stay open.
With newer power drills, built-in lights are a common feature which makes drilling easier in low light areas. However, these drills can be pricey at your store. Here is a perfect solution for low light areas and costs little to no money at all. Follow Milan Rosan as he shows you a quick and easy way to attaching a light to your power drill.
Removing dry wall anchors can lead to a bigger mess than what you had hoped for. Follow Milan Rosan as he gives you the quick and easy tip for removing the anchors with no mess at all.
Save water with a dual flush toilet. One flush for solid waste, and reduced flush for liquid waste. On average, toilet water usage ranges from 10-15 gallons per day, per person. Brent with Build**** talks about water efficiency in your bathroom, focusing on dual flush toilets. These toilets can reduce your waste water consumption up to 50%.
Dual flush toilets generally have a full flush at 1.6 gallons per flush and a liquid waste flush which only uses 0.9 gallons per flush. To find more information about purchasing a dual flush toilet, visit Build****
When tightening pipes you might need to use tools that have "teeth." This could damage softer finishes such as chrome. To avoid damage, try using a piece tape in order to prevent teeth marks on your pipe.
Not many people know that you can use your ceiling fan to help heat your home. When you have your heater on all the heat raises to the ceiling first before traveling down. By reversing the motion of your fan, it will help move the hot air from the ceiling down to you faster.
The locks around our house often become sticky and hard to unlock. Here is a quick tip on how to solve this issue. Simply use silicone spray to loosen up the lock.
Tom Skowronski from Build**** presents this 30 second tip, highlighting some of the ecological benefits of installing a household garbage disposal. Disposals, such as this InSinkErator Excel can divert significant amounts of food waste from landfills by simply breaking them down into liquid waste. This liquid waste is then sent to a water treatment facility where it can be recycled, thus avoiding the methane production that would otherwise be created by household waste in your local landfill.
By using a garbage disposal, food waste such as dinner leftovers and coffee grounds can be disposed of in your disposal. All food waste is liquefied and will safely flow into your sewage system or septic tank. A quality garbage disposal keeps kitchen sanitary and odor free.
Tools can last a long time if you take care of them regularly. However, more often than not we let our tools get rusty and its too easy to buy a new one. Follow Milan Rosan of Build**** as he shares a quick and easy tip to perserving your tools with penetrating oil to reduce the amount of rust on your tool.