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Weekend Handyman

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88 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 41. Install an Apron-Front Sink in a Butcher-Block Countertop

    To create a country kitchen look, install an apron front sink in a butcher-block countertop. Learn how to transform your kitchen with t...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  2. 42. How to Enlarge a Hole Using a Drill

    Weekend Handyman host Paul Ryan offers some handy tips on drilling and demonstrates how to enlarge a hole using two hole saws on one ar...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 43. How to Assemble a Pre-Engineered Porch System

    All of the pieces in a pre-engineered porch system are milled and cut in the factory and shipped with all necessary hardware, making it...

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $5000 to $10000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 44. How to Build a Greenhouse from a Kit

    A greenhouse is a wonderful addition to any garden. To save money, consider assembling your own from a kit.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 45. How to Build a Gazebo From a Kit

    Building your own gazebo from a kit is a project that most DIYers can handle with a little help.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 46. Replace a Furnace Filter

    Choosing the right filter will improve the cleanliness and efficiency of your home's heating system.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 47. HVAC: Install a Programmable Thermostat

    Improve your home's comfort and efficiency with a unit that allows multiple settings.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 48. How to Remove a Hot-Water Heater

    A traditional water heater will last 10 to 20 years, but it won't last forever. Paul Ryan demonstrates how to remove an old water heate...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 49. How to Install a Point-of-Use Water Heater

    A point-of-use system is a system that you install where you are going to use it -- like the kitchen for instant hot water for soups an...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 50. How to Install a Tankless Water Heater

    Tankless water heaters save space and energy. Paul Ryan gives step-by-step instructions on how to install a tankless hot water heater.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    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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