How To Remove Spider Webs From Your Home’s Exterior

Remove spider webs

Spider webs tend to build up over time around your home’s exterior. Spider web build-up will tend to be worse if you leave exterior lights on at night. This is because many insects are attracted to light and this makes a perfect hunting ground for all kinds of spiders. The webs are especially troublesome because […]

Chromecast Netflix from Dell XPS PC to Samsung LED TV with Headphones

Chromecast Netflix from Windows PC

Everyone’s needs and specific components are different, but I’ll provide details about my particular setup to show how I Chromecast Netflix from my Windows Dell XPS tower PC to a Samsung LED TV using headphones by implementing an audio converter. This configuration is perfect for me because I often watch Netflix while I work on […]

How do I dispose of gasoline?

Dispose of gasoline

How do I get rid of gasoline that’s been sitting in my garage? The best way to dispose of gasoline is to use it in your lawnmower or vehicle if it’s in good condition but based on the manufacturer’s recommendations. Gasoline tends to have added detergents and stabilizers that allow it to last longer than […]

How to Dispose of Prescription Medications

Dispose of medications

More young people die each year from prescription drug overdoses than from all illicit drugs combined. Yes, street drugs kill fewer people! Street drugs include methamphetamines, cocaine, heroin, and inhalants. This is why it’s important to dispose of unneeded prescription medications as soon as possible. The medicine cabinet is the first place drug abusers look. […]

How to Check for Roof Leaks in the Attic

Check for roof leaks in the attic

How to check for roof leaks in your attic If the roof surface is damaged and needs repair there will often be evidence of leaks inside the attic. This page explains how to locate potential leaks. You should have a powerful flashlight, tape measure, notepad, and some colored masking tape or a marker in order […]

How to Treat Blisters

How to treat blisters

The following are some good to know tips for treating blisters. What causes blisters? Blisters usually develop from friction (a rubbing motion on the skin), from a burn, sunburn, chemical burn, or from extreme cold. They are most commonly found on the hands or feet. A blister contains trapped fluid within the upper layer of […]

How to Find Job Openings

Answer: There isn’t one best website. Use multiple websites and methods for finding job openings, and BE PERSISTENT. There’s a lot of negative propaganda circulating that would make you think that job boards and job search engines are useless tools that are a recipe for failure compared to the power of networking. This assumption is self-defeating when […]

Low Water Pressure in the Shower: How to Clean the Shower Head

If you are experiencing low water pressure in just one shower (both hot and cold water) and water pressure is fine everywhere else in your house, then the shower head might have blockage. This is often caused by sediment (sand) in pipes for new construction houses leading to a blocked shower head, or a faulty/damaged gasket, or […]

How to Calculate Travel Distance on a Map

Calculate travel distance on a map

Described are 2 ways to calculate travel distance on a map. The first method uses the Google Maps Distance Calculator. The second method is using a standard paper road map. Calculate travel distance using Google Maps Distance Calculator and map scale 1. Go to Google Maps Distance Calculator. 2. In the search box, type your starting […]

Pipe Thawing / How to Thaw Frozen Pipes

There are several methods that can be used for thawing frozen pipes. These methods depend on the specific type of pipe that needs thawing. First, open all faucets unless you suspect cracked pipes (See tip below for cracked pipes). If you have plastic PVC pipes or metal, you can wrap them with cloth material like […]

How to Remove Human Urine Smell

Try the following simple instructions to remove human urine smell using white distilled vinegar. 1. To remove urine smell soak up as much of the urine as you can with a dry paper towel. 2. Then create a mixture of lukewarm water and baking soda until it’s the consistency of a paste. 3. Rub the […]

How to Help Prevent Frozen Pipes

One method to prevent pipes from becoming frozen during a freezing spell is to set all faucets to a steady drip. This may allow just enough water flow to prevent pipes from freezing. See also: How to Thaw Frozen Pipes that explains several methods for thawing pipes that are already frozen. Related: How to thaw frozen pipes […]

How to Thaw a Frozen Lock

How to thaw a frozen lock so the key will turn the lock Sometimes in very cold climates locks freeze and will not allow the key to turn the lock. One method to help thaw the lock is to heat the key using a lighter. With your gloves on, heat the key with the lighter […]

How to Use Boolean Search Operators

How to use Boolean search

How do I use Boolean search operators to find things when I search the Internet? What is a Boolean Search? A Boolean Search is named after George Boole who came up with a type of linguistic algebra that uses AND, OR and NOT. George Boole’s publications “Mathematical Analysis” and “Investigation”, brought forth Boolean Logic. So when performing a Boolean search you […]

Boiling Time for Hard-Boiled Eggs

How much time is recommended for cooking hard-boiled eggs? The general time for hard-boiled eggs is 12-15 minutes depending on the size of the eggs. Bring water to a boil and back-off the burner heat to a simmer. Use a timer! Once eggs are done remove them from simmering water and place them in cold […]