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69 How-Tos From Tim Hockenberry

  1. 21. How to Weatherproof Doors

    All-seasonal tips for weatherproofing your doors.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 22. How to Repair and Reseal the Driveway

    Follow these steps to repair and reseal a driveway.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 23. How To Check and Re-Caulk Flashing

    Maintenance tips for wall, chimney and plumbing vents.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 24. How to Remove Rust from Railings

    Learn how to easily remove rust from outdoor railings with these step-by-step instructions.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 25. How to Replace a Flue

    A backdraft in this homeowner's flue is sending deadly gases into the home. Learn how to remove and replace a faulty flue and secure th...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 26. How to Vent a New Flue

    Once a new flue has been installed the next step is to connect it to the water heater in the basement. The following steps show how to ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 27. New Flue Installation: Replace Drywall

    Learn how to complete a new flue installation by replacing and painting the cut drywall.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 28. How to Replace Rusted Corner Beads

    The original corner beads and deck of this home have started to rust. Learn how to replace rusted corner beads with vinyl, reapply the ...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 29. How to Install Marine-Grade Light Fixtures

    These step-by-step instructions show how to install marine-grade light fixtures with little or no metal exposed to the elements.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 30. How to Repair a Chimney Flue Liner and Ash Dump

    These easy step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to repair a chimney by fixing a hole in the flue liner and repairing an old ash du...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

About Tim Hockenberry

Tim Hockenberry has been a professional home inspector for more than 12 years and in that time has inspected more than 6,000 houses.

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