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Finders Fixers

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60 How-Tos From Finders Fixers

  1. 11. How to Fix Creaky Floors

    Home Inspector Rick Yeager explains how to fix creaky floors.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 12. How to Fix Creaky, Unstable Stairs

    Home Inspector Rick Yeager explains how to fix creaky, unstable stairs and to secure a safety railing.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 13. How to Fix a Leaking Sump Pump

    Leaking sump pumps can be smelly and unsanitary. Learn how to clean a sump pump, prevent leaks and sanitize the floor with these step-b...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 14. How to Repair a Water-Damaged Wall

    Complete instructions for replacing a badly rotted window, including repairing cracks, replacing drywall and sealing the window.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 15. How to Seal a Cracked Vent

    Learn how to seal a cracked roof vent with these basic step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 16. How to Fix a Water Heater Gas Leak

    Flexible brass gas lines on water heaters have a high failure rate and immediate correction is a crucial safety measure. Here are a few...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 17. How to Add New Flashing

    The seal between the chimney and the roof can be a potential site for leaks if water doesn't shed away properly. Here are some basic st...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 18. How to Repair Damaged Plaster Walls

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily repair a damaged plaster wall.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 19. New Flue Installation: Replace Drywall

    Learn how to complete a new flue installation by replacing and painting the cut drywall.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 20. How to Replace a Flue

    A backdraft in this homeowner's flue is sending deadly gases into the home. Learn how to remove and replace a faulty flue and secure th...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

About This Show

If you're a homeowner, you're aware of annoying little mysteries in your home such as water that collects in the basement after a rainstorm, the floor that slopes or creaks, or the toilet that mysteriously flushes by itself in the middle of the night ... all night, every night. Solving and repairing these typical and not-so-typical household mysteries is the mission of DIY Network's Finders Fixers. Not only do they solve the problem, they help the homeowners repair it so it will never come back again.

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