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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 81. 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
  2. 82. How to Remove An Old Bathtub Surround and Install New Tile

    Weekend Handyman host and licensed contractor Paul Ryan shows how to remove a bathtub and shower surround and install new tile.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 83. 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
  4. 84. How To Replace a Button and Fix a Broken Seam

    Learn how to make some basic repairs on a dining chair.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 85. 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
  6. 86. How to Operate a One-Man Utility Lift

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to use a one-man utility lift. This tool can lift up to 650 pounds up to 15 feet in the air.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    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 Build a Concrete Countertop

    Building and installing a concrete countertop makes for a great DIY project. Learn how to install a new countertop with these easy dire...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 89. How to Operate a Power Tamper

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to use a power tamper to tamp dirt into place.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 90. 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

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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