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Top 100 Maintaining Projects

  1. 61. How to Refinish the Deck

    Refinishing your deck is a simple and inexpensive weekend project that can give your backyard a little boost.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 62. Keeping Lawn and Garden Tools in Shape

    Keep your spring maintenance tools rust-free, sharpened and mechanically sound.

  3. 63. How to Replace a Car Battery

    By replacing your battery periodically, you'll have peace of mind that your car will turn over no matter what the weather is.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 64. Aerator Revitalizes Lawn (00:01:04)

    Jay encourages homeowners to use an aerator to revitalize compacted lawns.

  5. 65. Maintain a Washer and Dryer

    DIY Network shares tips for maintaining a washer and dryer.

  6. 66. Home Maintenance: Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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

  7. 67. How to Adjust a Band Saw

    The band saw has more moving parts than most power tools. To make sure the band saw cuts correctly and runs safely, it's important to k...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 68. How to Replace Outdated Dryer Venting

    Follow these instructions to replace outdated dryer venting and eliminate a potential fire hazard.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 69. How to Safely Build and Maintain Arches and Pergolas

    Learn the necessary safety and maintenance precautions for building an arch or pergola with this gardening guide from DIY Network.

  10. 70. Mulching and Bagging vs. Edging and Trimming

    Should you mulch and bag or edge and trim? These are important questions when caring for your lawn. DIY experts offer some answers.

  11. 71. Foolproof Furnace Know-How (02:40)

    Learn the fundamentals for maintaining your gas furnace.

  12. 72. Your Car's Durability

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on your car's durability.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  13. 73. How to Use a Powered Sharpener

    This dry-system power sharpener works quickly and can be used with a variety of abrasives. If it's not used properly, though, it can be...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 74. How To Restore Dull Furniture Finishes

    Any of these three techniques can be used to freshen up a dull finish.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 75. Power Washing a Walk

    This DIY Download will provide tips on how to power wash a walkway.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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