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Top 100 Maintaining Projects

  1. 31. Focus on Landscape Lighting (00:01:13)

    Jay shares tips on installing accent and safety lighting in a landscape.

  2. 32. How To Sharpen a Lawnmower Blade

    If a lawnmower blade isn't sharp enough, the grass will end up with a jagged cut that opens it up to disease. Below are steps to sharpe...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 33. Lawn Leaf Removal in Fall (00:01:07)

    Fall lawn maintenance tips include various ways to remove fallen leaves.

  4. 34. Updating a Thermostat (00:01:01)

    Jay swaps out a dated thermostat with a new, energy-efficient model.

  5. 35. 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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  6. 36. Foolproof Furnace Know-How (02:40)

    Learn the fundamentals for maintaining your gas furnace.

  7. 37. How To Maintain a Router

    Routine maintenance is key in keeping a router in peak condition. Follow these steps to keep a router working properly.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 38. Dishwasher Maintenance Tips

    DIY Network experts offer tips on how to keep a dishwasher in tiptop shape.

  9. 39. 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. 40. Water Heater Troubleshooting (03:10)

    Avoid cold showers by inspecting and maintaining your water heater.

  11. 41. Bench-Grinding Techniques

    A bench grinder is typically used to sharpen cutting tools and shape bevels, but it has other uses as well. Learn about operation, atta...

  12. 42. How to Clean and Care for a Band Saw

    Taking care of a band saw is just as important as using it correctly. Use the following steps to keep your band saw clean and properly ...

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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 43. Mowing and Trimming a Lawn

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on mowing and trimming a lawn.

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  14. 44. Home Maintenance: Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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

  15. 45. Maintain Your High-End Kitchen Gear

    If you're making an investment in commercial-style kitchen equipment, you'd better know how to take care of it. Learn how with these ti...

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