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60 How-Tos From Finders Fixers

  1. 41. How to Replace Outdated Dryer Venting

    Follow these instructions to replace outdated dryer venting and eliminate a potential fire hazard.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 42. How to Reinforce a Ceiling Beam

    A step-by-step process for adding support to the center beam in the attic to keep a ceiling crack below from coming back.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 43. How to Install Spacer Blocks for Ceiling Support

    These steps will walk you through the process of adding wood blocking between joists in the attic to resolve a recurring ceiling crack ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 44. How to Cover a Ceiling Crack

    Step-by-step instructions for patching a ceiling crack.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 45. How to Replace Weather Stripping

    These basic instructions demonstrate how to replace weather stripping in a home in order to improve energy efficiency.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 46. How to Add Roof Insulation

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to install insulation in an attic using a portable insulation blower.

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 47. How to Update a System with a Programmable Thermostat

    Improve a home's energy efficiency with these step-by-step instructions that demonstrate how to install a programmable thermostat.

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 48. How to Install Wood Flooring

    Home inspector and Finders Fixers host Tim Hockenberry shows how to remove and install wood flooring with these step-by-step instructio...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 49. How to Replace a Bathtub Overflow Gasket and Caulk a Toilet Base

    Home inspector and Finders Fixers host Tim Hockenberry shows how to remove and replace a bathtub overflow gasket, and how to properly c...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 50. How to Replace Insulation and Patch Drywall

    A leaking refrigerant line creates an unsightly ceiling stain in this home. Learn how to identify and fix stains to make a ceiling look...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

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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