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Weatherproof Your Home

Use the step-by-step instructions in these projects to weatherproof your home and decrease your energy bills.

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Weather Strip Your Home

Weather stripping and caulking your home will not only keep the elements out, but it will help reduce your energy costs. Here's the best advice and instruction for weatherproofing your home.

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Weatherproof Doors

All-seasonal tips for weatherproofing your doors.

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Check and Seal Windows

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

  • Time

    Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Clean and Waterproof a Deck

If your deck is dirty, you have several options for cleaning it. You could rent a pressure washer, use a scrub brush and some detergent or try a commercially available deck cleaner.

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