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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 11. How to Install Polyvinyl Flooring in a Garage

    These easy step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to install polyvinyl flooring in a garage.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 12. Install a Dumbwaiter: Add the Drive Belt and Cable

    Host Paul Ryan gives step-by-step instructions on how to install the drive belt and stop for the dumbwaiter.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 13. Install a Dumbwaiter: Assemble the Motor

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to assemble the motor with these step-by-step instructions. He also demonstrates how to add the guide rails fo...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 14. Install a Dumbwaiter: Frame the Shaft

    Using 2x4s, host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to frame in the dumbwaiter shaft on the upper and lower floors.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 15. Install a Dumbwaiter: Get Started

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to prep an area for a dumbwaiter. Use these step-by-step instructions to cut out an opening in the floor for t...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 16. How to Repair a Ceiling

    Once the texture on a popcorn ceiling is scraped away, there is bound to be some damage to the ceiling. Learn how to repair a damaged c...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 17. How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling

    These detailed instructions demonstrate how to remove a popcorn ceiling by using a texture scraper to remove the popcorn texture.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 18. How to Replace Molding and Repair Drywall Cracks

    We had to replace crown molding and repair drywall. See how we cut and measured the angles on the crown molding and patched a hairline...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 19. How to Repair Crown Molding

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to remove and replace crown molding as part of a ceiling repair.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 20. How to Install a Bookcase Door

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to install a bookcase door in front of a closet.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

About This Show

We know you want to do-it-yourself, but not do-it-all-weekend. If you want to tackle a weekend project that's low in time commitment but high in impact, tune in to Weekend Handyman for easy fix-it projects and insider tips. Host and carpenter Paul Ryan shows you how to prep your home improvement and repair projects during the week so that you can tackle (and finish!) a project in just two days. Featured projects might include repairing and improving the deck; installing new lighting in the yard, garden and driveway; adding a new wood floor to the home; creating a closet organization system or a garage storage space. Weekend Handyman covers materials needed as well as how to plan and prep for the weekend ahead, leaving you time leftover for fun.

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