Category Archives: Tutorials

Tutorial: How to change the air filter and light bulb cover on your range hood

Tutorial: How to change the air filter and light bulb cover on your range hood
Tutorial: How to change the air filter and light bulb cover on your range hood

A couple weeks ago, I noticed that the lightbulb had burnt out on the range hood in the kitchen.  When I took the bulb cover off, it didn’t come off – it crumbled in my hand!  I needed to get a new cover, and since I know that we hadn’t changed the air filter in the nearly 7 years we’ve lived here, I decided to change that too while I was at it. Read the rest of this entry

Tutorial: Changing the battery on a scooter

Tutorial: Changing the battery on a scooter
Tutorial: Changing the battery on a scooter

When it’s not snowing and when I don’t have to haul any cargo, you’ll find me buzzing around town on my 2005 Yamaha Zuma scooter, Scootypuff Junior.  I got it new in September 2005 and have put almost 4000 miles on it – not something you always see on a scooter!  I’ve never had any problems with it, other than changing the battery and putting on new brake pads.  The great thing about many scooter designs is the ease of maintenance.  While doing a brake job on my Zuma is a two person job, changing the battery is easily a solo job.   Read the rest of this entry