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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 41. How To Remove an Old Kitchen Counter and Sink

    Removing an old kitchen countertop is an easy DIY project within the ability of any homeowner and requires only basic hand tools and a ...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 42. 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
  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 Low-Flow Showerhead

    Your showerhead may be using more water than you know. Use these instructions to measure how much water your showerhead uses and instal...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 50. 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

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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