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Weekend Handyman

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46 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 81. 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
  2. 82. How to Install a Spiral Staircase

    Installing a spiral staircase is a simple job within the reach of DIYers with modest skills. Kits of the staircases are readily availab...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 83. 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
  4. 84. How to Use a Mortar Mixer to Mix Concrete

    Host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to mix concrete with a mortar mixer.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  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 Decorate Concrete With a Brick Pattern

    Host Paul Ryan uses a big stone slab pattern with stencils to decorate concrete for a beautiful front entrance.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 87. How to Build a Shade Canopy Frame To A Deck

    Step-by-step instructions for building a shade canopy frame structure for your deck.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 88. 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
  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 Expand a Closet

    Weekend Handyman host Paul Ryan transforms a large walk-in closet into an organized walk-in wonder. Paul will show you how to organize ...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    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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