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Home Maintenance Workshop

Consult Program Guide for show schedule. Full Schedule

7 How-Tos From Home Maintenance Workshop

  1. 1. How to Maintain a Humidifier

    These step-by-step instructions show how to clean and maintain a whole-house humidifier to prepare for the winter months.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 2. How to Re-Caulk a Bathtub

    Re-caulking the bathtub or shower is an easy way to fix any seals that are broken or cracked, and it will help prevent mildew build-up...

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 3. How to Weatherproof Doors

    All-seasonal tips for weatherproofing your doors.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 4. How to Repair and Reseal the Driveway

    Follow these steps to repair and reseal a driveway.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. 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. 6. How to Remove Rust from Railings

    Learn how to easily remove rust from outdoor railings with these step-by-step instructions.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. How to Maintain an Air-Conditioner System

    Tim Hockenberry, host of Home Maintenance, shares a few tips on how to maintain an air-conditioner system.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. How to Clean Windows

    Follow these trouble-free steps to thoroughly clean your windows.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 9. How to Check and Seal Windows

    Follow these steps and your windows will be airtight and ready for the season.

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

About This Show

Help your home retain its best-built qualities and appeal! Home Maintenance shows you how to protect your most important investment with seasonal maintenance. A regular schedule of periodic inspections and maintenance can help prevent the most common, and costly, problems before they occur. Organized by season, this workshop covers topics such as repairing walkways and steps, cleaning out gutters, and checking the heating, AC and plumbing systems -- everything you need to maintain your home year-round.

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