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Top 100 Maintaining Projects

  1. 16. Thatch and Aerating

    DIY experts show how to properly thatch and aerate a lawn for healthy grass.

  2. 17. DIY Gutter Guard Installation (00:01:20)

    Jay Baker helps a homeowner install gutter guards to his home's rooflines.

  3. 18. Tips for Maintaining a Furnace

    Host Tim Hockenberry shares tips for checking and maintaining your home's furnace. Extra web tips on filters are provided as well.

  4. 19. How to Touch Up Wood Floors

    Get step-by-step instructions for removing scratches and scuffs from hardwood flooring.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 20. Home Maintenance: Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

    DIY host Tim Hockenberry shares tips on maintaining smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

  6. 21. How to Do Staircase Maintenance

    Staircases are exposed to a lot of wear and tear. Small amounts of damage are not uncommon but can be dangerous, so don’t put off...

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  7. 22. Shop Tips

    Handy hints on preventing rust, storing paint and more from the experts at the DIY Network.

  8. 23. Low-Voltage Outdoor Lighting (00:01:06)

    Jay helps these DIYers install low-voltage outdoor lighting on their patio.

  9. 24. How to Drain a Water Heater

    Most people never give their water heater a second thought — until it stops working. One thing you can do to extend the life of h...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 25. How to Aerate a Lawn

    Aeration is the process of getting oxygen to plant roots. Learn how to reinvigorate your compacted lawn through aeration.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 26. Maintaining Roof Shingles

    DIY host Tim Hockenberry provides tips on cleaning and maintaining roof shingles in the long term.

  12. 27. Floor Maintenance (01:00)

    This DIY Basic provides tips on maintaining a wood floor.

  13. 28. How to Maintain a Stainless-Steel Kitchen Sink

    Kitchen Renovations host Paul Ryan gives tips on how to keep a stainless-steel kitchen sink looking new.

  14. 29. Compost for Lawn Maintenance (00:01:39)

    Composting and rain harvesting turn lawn waste into organic fertilizer.

  15. 30. 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.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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