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How to install a GFCI outlet. Simple home safety.
 
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Every outlet near a source of water is required to have a GFCI receptacle installed. Having a GFCI receptacle installed will greatly reduce the risk of electrical shock. Luckily, installing one is easy enough that anyone can do it. For more on installing a CFGI receptacle read the full article: http://bit.ly/1zVlsXI Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM ***** © ZRAM Media, LLC
How to Prune Young Tomato Plants
 
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PLEASE SUBSCRIBE! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=HGforMereMortals My tomato plants have been in the ground for a couple weeks and are becoming established. Now is the time to assess their growth and give them an even stronger, healthier start by pruning. Read the full article: http://bit.ly/1bLARDP Do you have any tips for young tomato plants? Leave a comment! Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Please subscribe to my woodworking channel too! https://www.youtube.com/user/stevinmarin ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC
Installing a Home Depot Screen Door
 
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Installing a screen door to keep the bugs out can actually result in more challenges than you might think. Be careful to have extra hardware around, especially various sized screws, so you don't wind up running back to home depot. Tools you will need: Saw for cutting through framing Measuring tape Combination Drill Wedges Level SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to use a multimeter or voltmeter: Basics you need to know.
 
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An inexpensive analog multimeter or voltmeter is an incredibly handy tool to have around your house. Here I'll show you the basics of how a voltmeter works and a few instances where you can use one in your own home. For more info and to learn more, read the full article: http://bit.ly/1vJ7fPr ************ Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM ***** © ZRAM Media, LLC
Do's and Don'ts of Composting
 
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In a follow-up to his video on composting, Kristopher teaches you some of the things you can and can't compost such as meat. He tells you how to effectively compost using both brown material and green material. Stainless Steel Compost pail: http://amzn.to/2cHu2Du Brown Material (Carbon-rich): Coffee grounds, newspaper, dried leaves Green Material (Nitrogen-rich): Grass clippings, veggie scraps SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO MIDWEST MAN MOUNTAIN ►►https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSp_oP2S7BZ-2OG4ZFJOzbQ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Easy Way to Install Door Trim
 
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Tom gives us a simple tutorial on installing door trim with little to no measurement and a few simple handtools. Watch another dauntin project become a simple home improvement task. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HOME CRAFT CHRONICLES ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
HELP! My Clothes Dryer Won't Start! How To Replace A Dryer Door Switch
 
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So you've set your dryer to the appropriate setting. Press the start button and nothing is happening. I've repaired many dryers in the past and the vast majority of the time when this problem exists it's the door switch. Here I'll show you how easy it is to replace a dryer door switch. Read the full article: http://bit.ly/1vNVcNJ ************ Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM ***** © ZRAM Media, LLC
How to Compost: The Basics You need to Know to Make the Most of Your Garden
 
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Composting - what is it? How do you compost? What do you compost? Where do you compost? Here's Kristopher to answer all of those questions and teach us his techniques for breaking down compost naturally, aging it and reusing it again in his garden. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO MIDWEST MAN MOUNTAIN ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSp_... How to build a compost bin ►►https://youtu.be/sZSGrh3xKfA River Meditation by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Contact me: MidwestManMountain@gmail.com PARTICIPATE: Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+MidwestManMo... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MidwestManMo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/MWManMountain Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/midwestmanm... Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/MWManMountain/" Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
What are those N•P•K numbers on plant food and fertilizer?
 
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Please welcome Warren Downes to HGMM! If you've done any gardening, you've probably seen an "NPK" rating listed on boxes of plant fertilizer. What should you be looking for? Read the full article here: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/2015/01/20/npk-numbers-plant-food-labels/ Warren has been commercially growing plants for over 26 years in his wholesale nursery http://www.downesnursery.com.au/ and in that time has developed a wealth of knowledge of plant growth and the horticulture industry. He also maintains a woodworking channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/onewoodtools Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC
How to Replace a Shower Head
 
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Changing a shower head may sound intimidating, but don't worry: it's almost as easy as changing a light bulb. Anyone can do it. Full article: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/2015/02/10/install-shower-head/ Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC
How to Wire and Install a Switch Receptacle
 
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A switch receptacle combo is a single pole switch AND a regular receptacle that takes up the same amount of space as a regular duplex receptacle outlet. Jay Bates show just how easy it is to wire. Please read the full article for more info: http://bit.ly/SwitchReceptacal Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC
Interior Painting: A Beginner's Guide. | Tom Hess
 
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Nothing refreshes the look of a room like a new coat of paint. Tom Hess is back this week with a few handy tips to get you started. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub Subscribe to Home Craft Chronicles to see more from Tom ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Are You Overlooking This Simple Security Upgrade? How To Install A Motion Activated Security Light
 
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Many people have some type of regular porch light that is controlled by a switch inside. While those definitely offer the obvious benefit of lighting up the area they do lack a few helpful features. Most importantly would be the ability to turn themselves on when you are not near the switch. That's where a motion activated light comes into play. Read the full article: http://bit.ly/1s2da0q Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM ***** © ZRAM Media, LLC
How to clean paint brushes and rollers. The quick and effective way!
 
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Please welcome Chris Berry to HGMM! Visit and subscribe to his channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/idahopainters. In this episode, Chris shows us how to clean paint rollers and brushes quickly and effectively. Chris has over 15 years experience as a professional painter to share. Visit The Idaho Painter web site: http://theidahopainter.com/ Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to mask off a room for painting
 
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FULL ARTICLE AND MATERIALS LIST: http://bit.ly/HGMMmasking Before painting a room, mask it off properly. Spending time preparing your room will give you crisp, clean paint edges and will save you the frustration of cleaning up messes. Chris Berry has over 15 years experience as a professional painter to share. Subscribe to his channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/idahopainters Visit The Idaho Painter web site: http://theidahopainter.com/ ___________ Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Quick and Easy Washer Valve Replacement
 
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Replacing a washer valve may seem like a pretty big job, but with Tom's help you'll have the leaky culprit replaced in no time. All you'll need is a new washer valve and a screwdriver. Don't forget to turn the water off first! Support HGMM through Patreon ►► https://www.patreon.com/HGMM SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HOME CRAFT CHRONICLES ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to plant tomatoes for success: Crucial steps you can take.
 
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Following a few critical steps when planting tomatoes, can help ensure a delicious tomato harvest! In this video I relate the most important factors to consider when planting. I will have more videos coming about nurturing your growing plants. For more, read the article: 6 Crucial Steps for Planting Tomatoes on the HGMM web site: http://bit.ly/HGMMtomatoes Do you have any planting tips? Leave a comment! Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Please subscribe to my woodworking channel too! https://www.youtube.com/user/stevinmarin ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC
3 Ways to Preserve Fresh Herbs For Cooking
 
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Hilah shows you three easy ways to preserve fresh herbs all year round. Learn how to dry herbs, how to freeze herbs, and how to preserve fresh herbs by making compound butter. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HILAH COOKING ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/hilahcooking ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to Replace Caulk around Your Bathroom Sink in A few Minutes
 
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Prevent water damage and improve the look of your bathroom in no time by replacing deteriorating caulk from the various watertight surfaces in your bathroom, kitchen, etc. Tom will walk you through the process in under 5 minutes. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HOME CRAFT CHRONICLES ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Pressure Washing Basics | Prep Your Home for Painting
 
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Before painting a house, it's important to thoroghly clean the surfaces. In this video, Chris, The Idaho Painter get us started with some tips on how to use a power washer. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub IDAHO PAINTER CHANNEL ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/idahopainters ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Looking For A Project To Do With Your Kids? Fun DIY Stepping Stones!
 
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Color your world! In this episode, Lindsay shows us a super fun way to make stepping stones for your home or garden. Read more about this project: http://bit.ly/HGMM-crackle Visit and subscribe to Lindsay Weirich's channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/thefrugalcrafter. And The Frugal Crafter web site: https://thefrugalcrafter.wordpress.com/ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to install drawer and cabinet pulls to update your kitchen
 
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One way to transform the look of a kitchen is to add drawer and door pulls to the cabinets. Installing them isn't difficult, but you need a system in place that will ensure you drill the mounting holes in the exact same position on each door or drawer face. Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/cabinetpulls Measure Pro Installation Guide Kit For Cabinet Hardware►►http://amzn.to/29ct9R5 SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Homeowners' Toolkit | What Can You Make With Just a Jigsaw and a Drill?
 
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Please welcome Joe Whittaker from Average Joe's Joinery to the HGMM team! He's going to be hosting a new series discussing basic tools every homeowner needs, and how to use them. In this video, he's going to kick off the series by showing you how to make a simple but useful step stool. It's a great first project you can make with just a jigsaw and a drill. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO AVERAGE JOE'S JOINERY ►►https://www.youtube.com/user/AverageJoesJoinery ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Secure and Repair a Sagging Door
 
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This week, Tom demonstrates a quick fix for a sagging door. He even throws in some quick tips to make your door more secure. Support HGMM through Patreon ►► https://www.patreon.com/HGMM SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HOME CRAFT CHRONICLES ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How To Insulate Drafty Windows for Winter - Save Hundreds on Heating
 
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Winterize your windows with our newest HGMM team member, Allen! He shows you how to insulate your windows using bubble wrap and/or plastic wrap. Please welcome him and comment below if you've ever used this method before or if you try it let us know how it goes! http://amzn.to/2fXCe97 3M Indoor Window Insulator Kit for 5 Windows http://amzn.to/2f0bFv6 3M Interior Transparent Weather Sealing Tape, 1.5-Inch by 10-Yard SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO THE WOODWORKING JUNKIE ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGkDwuvbtRZZVbWYZq-cx5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How To Store Fresh Vegetables & Fruit
 
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Hilah shows you how to store produce so it stays fresh as long as possible! Two biggest enemies of fresh produce are ethylene gas and wetness. Learn some simple tips to keep your garden-fresh produce vibrant. High ethylene gas producers: Bananas, avocados, tomatoes, mangos, potatoes, stone fruits (peaches, nectarines, apricots) pome fruits (apples, pears, quince) Ethylene-sensitive produce: Potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, corn, greens, green beans, cucumbers, cruciferous vegetables (cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli) SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HILAH COOKING ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/hilahcooking ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
5 Things to Know Before You Buy Chickens
 
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Chickens can be a great addition to any homestead, urban or not. However, they aren't one size fits all. Our newest contributor Jamie has been kind enough to list out 5 things you should know before buying backyard chickens! Want to join the HGMM team? ►► http://bit.ly/JoinHGMM SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► http://bit.ly/HGMMsub SOME OF THIS AND THAT ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/Searching4Savings ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Does Your Water Taste Bad? How to Install a Water Filter for Your Home.
 
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Installing an under-sink water filter is an easy way to remove unpleasant tastes or odors you might have in your tap water. This is simple DIY project anyone can do! Read Jay's full how-to article here: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/2015/01/22/install-sink-water-filter/ Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC
Digging. Endless. Digging.
 
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Why Harvest Rainwater?
 
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Every year thousands of gallons of water fall from your roof into your yard. Storing that water up for your garden or pool could take a nice chunk out of your water bill. Kristopher explains some of the benefits and his own plan to build a rainwater collection system on his property. Want to join the HGMM team? ►► http://bit.ly/JoinHGMM Support HGMM through Patreon ►► https://www.patreon.com/HGMM SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub MIDWEST MAN MOUNTAIN ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSp_oP2S7BZ-2OG4ZFJOzbQ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
TIME-LAPSE: Prepping and Planting my Garden
 
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What could be more fun than sitting back and watching a guy pulling weeds and shoveling dirt?! TIME-LAPSE footage of a guy pulling weeds and shoveling dirt, that's what! I hope you enjoy my little movie. Please SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub Oh hey... if you like woodworking, check out my other channel too ►► http://bit.ly/WWMMchannel TOMATOS PLAYLIST. Catch 'em all! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLa8cfHzH6__sy1fsCVgF0E6uz3dp1WwTl ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Music: Hoedown by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Old Bossa by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to replace a kitchen sink. Simple DIY home improvement project.
 
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Replacing a kitchen sink isn't as easy as you'd think... Unless you're part contortionist. Watch the step by step process with Tom from Home Craft Chronicles! SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HOME CRAFT CHRONICLES ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Add Curb Appeal to Your Home with a Curbside Mailbox (DIY)
 
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How do you soundly and securely install a mailbox yourself? Tom from Home Craft Chronicles will be guiding us through the steps here! Subscribe to Home and Garden for Mere Mortals: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCukV8nyC6FWgM02iDeRVAMw Subscribe to Home Craft Chronicles to see more from Tom: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM/ Tools and Equipment needed for this project: 1. Post hole digger 2. Trenching shovel or iron bar to loosen any rocks. 3. Shovel 4. Wheel barrow or tarp for dirt 5. Tape measure 6. Level 7. Screw gun + screws or clamps to hold post plumb 8. Safety gear (gloves, eye protection, etc.) Supplies: 1. 4x4 PT post. Length will vary depending on depth of hole, but long enough to have about 24-36" above ground. 2. One bag all purpose gravel 3. One bag post setting concrete mix 4. Scrap boards
What's The Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes?
 
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Is it a yam or is it a sweet potato? Hilah settles this age-old Thanksgiving table debate and shows you some cooking methods for sweet potatoes. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► http://bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HILAH COOKING ►►https://www.youtube.com/user/hilahcooking ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Flower Potting Tips & Tricks
 
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Kristopher shares some amazing tidbits to help get you moving with your flower or vegetable garden this summer. You won't want to miss a lot of good information about transferring your plants to their outside home. See a longer version of Kristopher's video here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsOQTO2baEE Want to join the HGMM team? ►► http://bit.ly/JoinHGMM SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub MIDWEST MAN MOUNTAIN ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSp_oP2S7BZ-2OG4ZFJOzbQ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Feeling blue or pink? How to change the color of you hydrangeas.
 
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Hydrangea blooms are spectacular in any garden. Did you know you can change the color of them just by altering the soil? Warren Downes shows us how. Read his full article here: http://bit.ly/1zLuk4C ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HomeAndGardenMM Twitter: https://twitter.com/HomeandGardenMM Warren Downes has been commercially growing plants for over 26 years in his wholesale nursery http://www.downesnursery.com.au/ and in that time has developed a wealth of knowledge of plant growth and the horticulture industry. He also maintains a woodworking channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/onewoodtools ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC
Water Colors, Oil, or Acrylic Paints: Which is Best for You?
 
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Ever wonder what paint to choose for your hobby? Water Colors are more fragile than acrylics and oil paints, but can produce a great end result. Here are the best used for each. What do you paint with and why? SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO THE FRUGAL CRAFTER ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/thefrugalcrafter ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How To Make Soap
 
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Finally! Another sustainable living project from Jon! Make this wonderful, extra fancy, homemade soap quickly and easily by following these simple steps. The ingredient list is below and be sure to use the Lye Calculator if you're using a different recipe than ours! 22oz of Water (or 21.1 fluid oz.) 68oz of Olive Oil 2oz of Scented Oil 8.8oz of Crystallized Lye 1oz of Poppy Seeds 4 Small Tin Loaf Pans Lye Calculator: http://soapcalc.net/calc/soapcalcwp.asp SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO NAILED IT! ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCawT8Xv7y2Dd9cQCoJ51xpQ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
TOOL REVIEW: What can you make with the Tacklife Rotary Tool? (Model RTD35ACL)
 
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A look at the TACKLIFE RTD35ACL Multi-functional Rotary Tool Kit. Available here ►► http://amzn.to/2oWe4OC SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub HGMM on Patreon ►► https://www.patreon.com/HGMM ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to fix a hole in drywall
 
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Have a hole to fix? Drywall repair can be confusing so we put together a video on how to determine how much dry wall to buy, how to make cuts in drywall, and most importantly, how to repair a hole in the wall. SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HOME CRAFT CHRONICLES ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to Pick the Best Watermelon | With Hilah Johnson
 
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Introducing our newest HGMM member, Hilah from Hilah Cooking to the HGMM team! In this video, Hilah shows us her tried-and-true methods of choosing the ripest, juiciest watermelon in the entire box. Keep an eye out for more videos from her on HGMM where she'll be teaching us about food! SUBSCRIBE TO HILAH COOKING ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/hilahcooking SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Early summer tomatoes
 
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How To Make Pumpkin Puree
 
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Perfect your fall recipes by cooking your own pumpkin puree with Hilah Cooking! Use this ingredient in your favorite recipe for pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins or anything else that calls for pumpkin puree. Bonus roasted pumpkin seed recipe included! SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCukV8nyC6FWgM02iDeRVAMw SUBSCRIBE TO HILAH COOKING ►►https://www.youtube.com/user/hilahcooking ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Growing Potatoes In a Box!
 
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Sustainable living means that you will need the biggest yield in the smallest amount of space. This week, Jon shows us how to get a substantial amount of potatoes in a 2' x 2' square. A potato box is one of the greatest ways to increase your yield of potatoes if grown properly. With a little compost and a couple of simple boxes, you can harvest a fantastic amount of potatoes in a really small space! SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO NAILED IT ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCawT8Xv7y2Dd9cQCoJ51xpQ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
2 Easy, Delicious, Holiday Gifts You Can Make
 
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Hilah shows you how to make some tasty, edible holiday time gifts to give your family and friends! Candied almonds, pecans and walnuts make great DIY gifts. Another idea is giving a special hot chocolate mix that Hilah teaches you how to make in this video! SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HILAH COOKING ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/hilahcooking ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to install a USB Charger Wall Outlet
 
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Charge all your USB-powered devices in one place and still get to plug in your other electronics! Tom walks you through the installation of a USB charger wall outlet. Now you can plug your smartphone, your portable speaker or your tablet straight into the wall! SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO HOME CRAFT CHRONICLES ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVDGs-2XL6MdjVG3PaxSZ5Q ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How To Save Seeds From Your Garden
 
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Savings seeds from your harvest is not only a great way to get the most out of your garden, but also to help expand your garden for next year. Kristopher discusses how he harvests, dries and saves seeds from plants like beans, radishes and more! SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO MIDWEST MAN MOUNTAIN ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSp_... Seed Saving Chart: http://www.seedsavers.org/site/pdf/crop_chart.pdf Contact me: MidwestManMountain@gmail.com Social Links: Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+MidwestManMo... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MidwestManMo... Twitter: https://twitter.com/MWManMountain Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/midwestmanm... Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/MWManMountain/" River Meditation by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
How to Build a Solar Cell Phone Charger
 
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BIG GIVEAWAY! Easy DIY Solar Panel Project! This is a great project that anyone can complete at home. It's a terrific project to complete with children to teach them about electricity and how it works. If you want to build the exact same model I did, simply use the links below to buy the same items I am using. (If the link for the solar panel doesn't work, simply do a google search for the name). RADIOSHACK 1.5W SOLAR PANEL 4.5V - http://amzn.to/29TxMUX Command Damage Free Picture and Frame Hanging, Large Strips - http://amzn.to/29PfHoO Bevena 2600mAh Ultra-Compact Portable Charger External Battery Portable Battery Power Bank - http://amzn.to/29Pf8iL Seahorse SE-300 Protective Case Without Foam - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001A1VE8A/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Visit the website! - www.naileditwoodcraft.com Come buy some SWAG! - http://www.cafepress.com/naileditwoodcraft Contact me! - naileditwoodworks@gmail.com Follow me on social media! Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/naileditwoodcraft/ Twitter - @Nailed_It_Live - https://twitter.com/Nailed_It_Live Snapchat - jgarth55 Music Provided by: Life of Riley Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
DIY Natural Liquid Laundry Detergent
 
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Jamie comes through with a highly requested video tutorial for liquid laundry detergent. Making your own liquid laundry detergent is both inexpensive and fun! Learn to make hot process soap! ►►https://youtu.be/ed2HP3FbYBY Learn to make cold process soap! ►► https://youtu.be/gng37wJoReY Want to join the HGMM team? ►► http://bit.ly/JoinHGMM Support HGMM through Patreon ►► https://www.patreon.com/HGMM SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► http://bit.ly/HGMMsub SOME OF THIS AND THAT ►► https://www.youtube.com/user/Searching4Savings ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/
Top 5 Perennials for Your Garden
 
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Learn about the top 5 Perennials you should incorporate into your garden and let us know what you think! What are your favorite perennials? River Meditation by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ SUBSCRIBE TO HGMM ►► bit.ly/HGMMsub SUBSCRIBE TO MIDWEST MAN MOUNTAIN ►►https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSp_oP2S7BZ-2OG4ZFJOzbQ ***** Home & Garden for Mere Mortals web site: http://homeandgarden.formeremortals.net/ ***** For Mere Mortals is a trademark of © ZRAM Media, LLC http://formeremortals.net/