Category Archives: DIY

How to Make Plastic Wrap etc. Holders Work

Pulling out wraps from its holder can be frustrating. There are 3 different kinds of wrap holders:
1. a built-in holder
2. one you have to push in (many people are not aware it)
3. roller inside the box with only a slit open.
Do your rolls of plastic wrap or aluminum foil stay in their boxes? If not, this video will show you how to fix it.

DIY: Cheapest & Easiest Removable Gray Water System

Funny Brilliant DIY. If you don’t want to modify your existing drain pipes, if you don’t want to spend much money, if you want an easy design, then you need to watch this video.

I provide two easy implementation choices, feel free to adapt to your home configurations. The end result is a removable gray water system: you plug it in during drought months and remove it in a rainy season.

NOTE: Do check your local regulations on use of gray water and installation of gray water systems in order to be sure you are complying with local building codes.

DIY: The Cheapest Summer Kids Projects With The Best Results

A few years ago, before the kids entered college, we had an incredible summer project the kids would never ever forget. It was very real, it was challenging, but they gained experience they could not obtain elsewhere. And as the parents we learned and gained just as much if not more.

The URL for the facebook game and the forum is no longer working, the website can be found here:
http://goblinwars.com/2010/06/12/opens/
http://goblinwars.com/2010/06/18/graphics-update-header-and-more/

DIY: Make Your Own Spark Plug Socket

Did you know you can make your own socket for changing the spark plug? You can get rubber socket, magnetic socket or spring socket, but since changing the spark plug is simply removing the old one and installing the new one, if you don’t change spark plug often why spend more money than necessary?

This video discussed various issues about spark plug socket.

DIY: The Instant Clean Up After A Paint Job

Very often I need to do a small paint job, whether it is paint or wood stain or polyurethane. The cleaning is always the pain, actually I had to spend more time to clean than the actually paint job.
As long as you can find cheap material similar to a paint brush, paint roller or paint pad, you can do a good job without cleaning.