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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 81. 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
  2. 82. How To Reupholster a Seat Pad

    Learn how to bring a dining chair seat back to life.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 83. 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
  4. 84. How to Operate an Excavator

    An excavator is a rental machine that helps with digging and refilling big holes. Host Paul Ryan shows how to use an excavator.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 85. 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
  6. 86. 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
  7. 87. How to Install a Sprinkler System

    Installing an underground sprinkler system requires some work, but it makes watering the yard as simple as flipping a switch.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 88. How to Reface and Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

    DIY expert Paul Ryan shows how to do a kitchen makeover on a budget by refacing old kitchen cabinets with new wood veneer. Do it yourse...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 89. How to Lay Garage Floor Tiles

    These simple steps demonstrate how to install PVC floor tiles in your garage.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 90. 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

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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