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DIY to the Rescue

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79 How-Tos From DIY to the Rescue

  1. 41. How to Create and Install Stringers, Risers and Treads

    The DIY to the Rescue crew shows one family how to build and install stringers, risers and treads.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 42. How to Remove Overhead Joists and Build Staircase Landings

    Host Karl Champley and homeowner Don Lighter work to remove overhead joists safely before building new staircase landings.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 43. Create Rafters for a Patio Roof

    Start with the rafters when adding a roof to your patio or deck.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 44. Lay Plywood Over Patio Rafters

    Stage Two of the patio roof project has you laying plywood over the rafters.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 45. Add a Waterproof Barrier to a Patio Roof

    A two-layered waterproof barrier is added between the plywood and tiles on this patio roof.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 46. How to Patch a Hole With Scrap Drywall

    Step-by-step instructions for repairing drywall damage by making a patch from scrap drywall.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 47. How to Install a Stairway Carpet Runner With Stays

    Installing an elegant carpet runner on stairs is a simple project well within the skill set of even beginning DIYers. Elegant stays not...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 48. How To Install Linoleum Flooring

    Linoleum provides a chance to add color to a room, and many manufacturers make it from recycled materials, making it a stylish, ecologi...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 49. How to Install Glass Blocks in a Bathroom Wall

    Add privacy to a bathroom by installing glass blocks in the wall.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 50. How to Build a Corner Bench

    If you prefer guests remove their shoes upon entering your home, consider building a triangular corner bench for them to sit on. This b...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

About This Show

Got a home improvement project that you've botched time and time again or one that you started but can't figure out how to finish? Let DIY to the Rescue show you how to do it right! Just when it seems hopeless, hosts Amy Devers and Karl Champley arrive to help homeowners finish their problem projects! So don't worry...it's DIY to the Rescue!

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