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Videos are a fantastic method of communicating a message. Images can be powerful and moving images can be educational. Oftentimes, a video can transmit the appropriate message without using language. Look at the video lessons below and learn a new skill that may help you in daily life. New videos will be added so look for them.
WINTERIZING YOUR WATER PIPES
Learn how to protect your pipes during the cold winter months when temperatures get below 32 degrees. Depending on the size of the water pipe and system pressure, a small crack in a burst pipe can lose hundreds or even thousands of gallons of water in a day, causing flooding, property damage, and the potential for mold.
This video will show how to insulate your pipes that will help keep your exposed water pipes and irrigation system from freezing and bursting during those cold winter months. And we didn’t forget about your swamp cooler either!
HOW TO REPLACE YOUR INCANDESCENT LIGHT BULB?
This video will explain how to replace old incandescent light bulbs. It will explain what bulbs to replace them with. It could be equivalent compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) or light emitting diodes (LED) bulbs. Both lower your energy use and increase the life of the bulb.
While the initial price of energy-efficient bulbs is typically higher than traditional incandescent bulbs, newer bulbs cost less to operate, saving you money over the life of the bulb. Many of the newer bulbs last significantly longer than traditional bulbs, so you won't need to replace them as often.
HOW TO ISOLATE A WATER LEAK?
Learn how to recognize if there is a water leak on your property. This video will explain how you can easily find out if the leak is indoors, outdoors, or in the main line, that goes into the house. As reference, an average leaky toilet can waste about 200 gallons of water per day. That's over 6,000 gallons a month for just one leaking toilet.
HOW TO CHECK FOR A LEAK USING WATER METER?
If you suspect there may be a leak on your property because of high water bills, this one-minute video will quickly guide you through the process of locating your water meter. Reading the water meter will help you discover if there is a water leak.
If you do have a leak on your property, this video on how to isolate where it is, indoors or outdoors.