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Top 100 Eco-Friendly Projects

  1. 31. The Lowdown on Low-Flow Toilets

    DIY Network provides information on the modern low-flow toilet, which saves water and provides ample flushing power.

  2. 32. How to Insulate a Garage Door

    There are a couple of ways you can go about insulating your garage door to save a bundle of energy costs

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 33. 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 bes...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 34. How to Install Landscaping Lights

    Solar-powered lights are a good option when there's no electrical source nearby.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 35. Green Solution: Formaldehyde-Free Soy-Based Adhesive

    DIY Network's Carter Oosterhouse explains how plywood made with soy-based adhesive improves indoor air quality.

  6. 36. Stylish Energy Efficient Bath Lighting

    Energy codes and utility bills are making energy efficient lighting a must. DIY experts suggest products that are functional and fashio...

  7. 37. Green Solution: Rubber Mulch

    DIY Network's Carter Oosterhouse shares green-building ideas for backyard makeovers, including rubber mulch.

  8. 38. Tips on Saving Energy and Money

    DIY Network shares some tips for saving energy and avoiding costly heating bills.

  9. 39. Green Solution: Bamboo and Reclaimed Materials

    DIY Network's Carter Oosterhouse suggests using earth-friendly bamboo and salvaged materials in remodeling projects.

  10. 40. Showerhead Upgrade (00:30)

    Buy a new showerhead for about $10, or splurge on the latest luxuries.

  11. 41. Lawn Fertilizers Explained

    DIY Network experts explain the finer points of applying fertilizer, organic or not, to the lawn.

  12. 42. How To Make a Cutting Board out of Reclaimed Wood

    Left over wood flooring can provide new materials for making things around the house. Learn how to reuse wood flooring to make a useful...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 43. Integrated Pest Management

    An integrated pest management program employs the least environmentally toxic pest controls first before any chemical is used. The DIY ...

  14. 44. Creative Painting (00:30)

    The right cool tools can make any painting project more fun.

  15. 45. Composite Decking

    The experts at DIY Network share a tip for a durable and earth-friendly material for decks.

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