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30 How-Tos From DIY Weekend

  1. 41. How to Build a Short Retaining Wall

    This 2' retaining wall is a great architectural element that also serves a purpose -- to keep dirt from a sloping yard from going into ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 42. How to Repair and Reseal the Driveway

    Follow these steps to repair and reseal a driveway.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 43. How to Paint a Lawn

    DIY experts demonstrate how to spray paint a lawn like the professional stadiums do.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 44. Install a Security Light

    Replace an outdoor light fixture with a motion-sensing security light for safety and convenience all around your home.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 45. How To Check and Re-Caulk Flashing

    Maintenance tips for wall, chimney and plumbing vents.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 46. How To Sharpen a Lawnmower Blade

    If a lawnmower blade isn't sharp enough, the grass will end up with a jagged cut that opens it up to disease. Below are steps to sharpe...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 47. How to Assemble a Pergola From a Kit

    Cedar-wood pergola kits come with all necessary hardware and fasteners, making assembly an easy DIY project. Follow these instructions ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 48. How to Mow Designs Into a Lawn

    Ever notice how the green on golf courses and baseball fields is always patterned with designs? Ever wonder how they do that? Here's ho...

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  9. 49. How To Give a Desk a Faux Leather Look

    An heirloom desk receives a faux leather makeover and a surprising border.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 50. How to Install a Garbage Disposal

    Learn how to install a new garbage disposal under a kitchen sink with these step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

About This Show

If your weekend plans include home improvement, but aren't sure where to begin, DIY Weekend can get you started! DIY Network's top licensed contractors, carpenters and landscape designers come together to highlight the best of the best. Discover an unconventional painting technique for your dining room using plastic bags. Transform your boring patio into an outdoor living room, complete with a kitchen and water garden. We'll even help you take care of those leaky faucets, broken tiles and other areas of your home that just need a quick fix. If your weekend calls for home improvement, call on DIY Weekend to help you out.

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