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60 How-Tos From Rick Yerger

  1. 21. 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
  2. 22. 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
  3. 23. 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
  4. 24. 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
  5. 25. How to Repair Chimney Mortar

    These step-by-step instructions prove how easy it is to repair a chimney hole and create a sloped crown in order to avoid water leakage...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 26. How to Replace an Exhaust Fan

    Home inspector Tim Hockenberry gives step-by-step instructions showing how to replace an old exhaust fan and install a new one.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 27. How to Install a Timer on an Exhaust Fan

    DIY experts show how to install a timer on an exhaust fan to help ward off mold.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 28. How to Replace Missing Attic Insulation

    If your home has a recurring mold problem it may help to add insulation in the attic. Learn how to install missing attic insulation wit...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 29. How to Clean an Air Handler

    Get rid of irritating smells with these step-by-step instructions on how to clean the coils, rebuild and replace an A/C air handler.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 30. How to Replace Ductwork and Install a Return Vent

    This homeowner's sink is leaking onto air ducts causing a nasty smell every time the air conditioning is turned on. Learn how to replac...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

About Rick Yerger

"Hollywood" Rick Yerger is a third-generation builder and certified home inspector.

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