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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 71. How To Fix a Wobbly Chair

    Learn how to make a dining chair stable again.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 72. How to Patch and Resurface Concrete Steps

    DIY experts show how to repair concrete steps by patching and resurfacing them.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 73. How to Install a Garage Door Screen

    If you want to keep your garage doors open during the spring and summer, you may want to consider installing some screening.

    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 74. How to Build a Backyard Retreat

    Paul Ryan, host of Weekend Handyman, demonstrates how to build a backyard retreat. This 8' x 10' getaway cottage comes in a kit that ca...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 75. How to Add Inset Deck Lighting

    Follow these step-by-step instructions for beautifying your deck with inset lighting.

    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 76. How to Enlarge a Wall Opening for French Doors

    Follow these instructions for enlarging a wall opening to accommodate new pre-hung French doors.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 77. How To Utilize a Dust Barrier

    Control sanding dust during DIY projects with plastic sheeting. This quick-setup ZipWall dust barrier is made for the job.

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 78. How to Operate a Dig-R-Mobile

    A Dig-R-Mobile is a powerful tool that digs holes. Host Paul Ryan shows how to use one.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 79. How to Operate a Skid Loader

    A skid loader is a great tool for large landscaping projects. Host Paul Ryan shows how to operate a skid loader.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 80. How to Assemble Modular Storage Units

    Learn how to organize your garage by building these modular storage units.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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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