DIY Garage – Spring Cleaning

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Carey Holzman’s got a fast, easy, surprisingly effective method for spring cleaning your PC. We’ll give you a hint: it’s not what you think.Take a look.

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– Credits –
Presenter: Carey Holzman
Camera: Kejah
Producer: Jack
Post-Production: Kejah

Comments

My Fist In 3D says:

i actually kind of laughed when he used the leaf blower

Nathan Junker says:

Question: Are we more concerned about MPH or CFM being too powerful on using an electric leaf blower, I found the exact one you use which is this onehttp://www.homedepot.com/p/Homelite-150-mph-233-CFM-7-Amp-Electric-Blower-Sweeper-UT42100B/203732347But I was wondering if this one would be ok/safe to use as well on a pc using the method and safety that you recommend for doing thishttp://www.homedepot.com/p/Ryobi-135-mph-440-CFM-8-Amp-Electric-Jet-Fan-Blower-RY42102/206468471As you can see, this one has lower MPH but higher CFM, so would this model also be ok to use on cleaning a pc so long as I am careful like you were?

newhbh7 says:

So now you’re advertising your leaf blower method to an even wider audience lol

Nathan Junker says:

I’m gonna save so much money, thanks dude.

idknuttin says:

Why can’t you use a vacuum?

Nunsweepit421 says:

An advert for a Homelite Leafblower. lol.

Celtic Patriot says:

I find placing the PC behind the exhaust of a car also achieves the same cleaning effect.

Ryan Herrera says:

Ya, I’ve been a PC tech for 15+ years, and I don’t recommend this at all.

Using that much pressure can damage the fans, and other PCP component solder points

Compressed air is what I have used for years.

Yes there can be moisture, but it evaporates.

Craig Armstrong says:

Are you suggesting that we all go out and buy a leaf blower!!???
This is ridiculous.

Δημήτρης Νικολακόπουλος says:

Amazing!

AwesomeRepix says:

Oh shit Carey Holzman ^^

Hibou-53 X says:

Question ?
Is it preferable to disconect Fan to avoid generathing dc directly to computer …PSU can’t but other yes.
On a hold model…i have fix the fan to prevent moving : result i saw all the wing go like leaf.(all broke)

danny says:

why not turn on the computers. let’s see if it works.

AlexTheGreat4000 says:

Does it have to be an electric leaf blower, can you use a petrol one?

TotallyNotAW33b X says:

“We have something much more effective, and cost efficient.”

Brings out leaf blower

LOL

Glen Batts says:

what CPU cooler is that

Proxima Joe says:

what about particulates being blown by leaf blowers thus damaging the system?

Gerard Dresch says:

This works especially when bring home from recycle , some of those I have to do right away too nasty to bring in the house even then have to take apart and use a tooth brush on heat sink and fans

Ernest Guevara says:

Saw this on other youtube vids, but now Carey Holzman did this, ill be doing it.

kob4y Gaming says:

What if I live in an apartment ;<

mike maynard says:

this is how a man cleans out a computer.

Badda Bing says:

Leaf blower ok no problems. But… You were doing it on a paved parkinglot with gravel on top. Wouldn’t the leaf blower blow small bits of gravel onto the electronics?

Alberto Sanchez says:

Carey you’re the man! love your tips:)

Nemitx says:

Why not a hair dryer ?

noshah 26 says:

2 questions.. 1. that pc was running on beach or something XD I never had that much dust lol.. 2. does newegg sell a leaf blower XD .. I actually will consider doing this for my next cleanup

Orjon Zaganjori says:

Been using a air compressor for 10 years and works very well.

Eds drafts says:

Hi. Does it matter if leaf blower is mains or battery powered?

SeaJay Oceans says:

This is why i put my laundry, my dishes, the kids, and the dog in the back of the pickup truck and go through the car wash… 😀

Benjamin Scotch says:

Guys any tips or comments on this build? (Gaming, medium edit work etc.)

CPU
Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor
$169.99 Buy

CPU Cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
$29.49 Buy

Motherboard
MSI H81M-E34 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
$50.88 Buy

Memory
G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
$53.49 Buy

Storage
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5″ 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (upgrading to a SSD for the OS in the near future)
$47.49 Buy

Video Card
EVGA GeForce GTX 960 4GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card
$213.98 Buy

Case
Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case
$42.99 Buy
Power Supply

EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply
$43.99 Buy
Optical Drive

650 ish budget.

Matlockization says:

Carey you look very, very polished. The wardrobe dept went all out.

JohnSTF72 says:

The “leaf-blower” way is actually very effective.You’ll be surprised to find out how much dust will come off your system, even if you think it’s relatively clean.And it *is* safe, as Carey mentions.

Japfan14 says:

To the peeps that are gonna clean their PC’s, Please block the fans so that i doesnt spin when you blow air on it. Because if it spins faster than the maximum speed, the fan may break.

Smooth Cannibal says:

i started using my shop vac a couple years ago. works like a charm. using the blower side of course.

Rizzles says:

Why is Carey even working for Newegg anyway? I thought he was a self employed computer technician and builder. Surely there arent any folks in Arazona wanting a computer built! I personally much prefer the omputer builds on his own channel

brianjirish says:

I usually get F2-F3 tornadoes around my area. Couldn’t I just strap down my PC out in my drive way and wait for that f2 to come on by instead of using a leaf blower? smh

Silvio Alcantara says:

lmao brooo…. the Metro Vacuum ED500P DataVac 500-Watt, .75-HP Electric Duster does the same…

http://www.amazon.com/Metro-Vacuum-ED500P-500-Watt-Electric/dp/B001U899HQ/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1461800081&sr=8-11&keywords=canless+air

cosmel villalobos says:

thank you cary , absolutely gold the info you provided!

David Keith says:

When your done doing the computer take it back inside,disconnect your dryer hose at the dryer and let er rip. Lots and lots of dirt,fuzz,etc in a dryer hose and sometimes the 4+ tube going through the wall. Good advice Carey……

Rikki Boodram says:

Carey, you bring up a good point on using a leaf blower. But when I think of spring cleaning my PC. Optimizing HDD’s and SSD’s come to mind as well as uinstalling unused programs to free up some space, running a virus scan too, etc etc 🙂

David Smith says:

Thank you Carry !!!

b1ldin says:

flashback to your first youtube video

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