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  1. 16. How to Install Recessed Lighting in the Kitchen

    Host Paul Ryan helps a homeowner install clever recessed lights in her kitchen.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 17. How to Install A Granite Tile Kitchen Countertop

    Granite tiles are a cost effective alternative to granite slabs. Learn how to prep and install the tiles.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 18. Add a Bonus Room

    The DIY to the Rescue crew gives step-by-step instructions on how to create a fun and functional family-oriented space.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 19. How to Make a Bracket for a Porch Overhang

    DIY experts show how to use Extira -- an exterior composite material -- and a few righteous router tricks to create a bracket for a por...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 20. How To Install Radiant Heat Flooring Mats

    Radiant heat flooring mats are an easy way to install floor heating in custom spaces. Here's how to do it.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 21. How To Install an Outdoor Water Source

    Follow these steps to produce an outdoor water source to dispense water around the yard.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 22. Install a Garage Door Opener

    Home repair expert Henry Harrison demonstrates how to replace a garage door opener. On his elbow grease scale of one to four, Henry giv...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 23. How to Install Self-Stick Floor Tiles

    Easy to apply adhesive-backed tiles make this a DIY project you can complete in a day, and the results are rewarding. Learn how to inst...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. How to Dethatch a Lawn

    Thatch acts as a barrier to water, nutrients and air reaching the soil and should be removed to ensure a healthy lawn. Learn how to rei...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 25. How to Stay Safe While Holiday Decorating

    As you deck the halls this holiday season, keep safety in mind.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 26. How to Cut a Spiral Staircase Access Hole

    The DIY to the Rescue team demonstrates how to cut a hole in the floor for a spiral staircase.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  12. 27. How to Make a Bent Panel

    Inventor Daryl Kiel's vacuum-molding machine can make decorative curves on panel doors, drawer fronts and stair treads. Here's how to u...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  13. 28. Decorative Paint Technique: Crinkle Paper Painting

    If you hate a lot of prep work, painting under and over crinkled tissue paper is for you. DIY Network shows you how you to get started.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  14. 29. How to Trim and Finish a New Garden Window

    Once you've installed a new garden window, follow these instructions to finish it out with trim inside the house.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 30. How to Apply a Dry-Brushing Technique to a Fireplace

    Use a dry-brushing technique to create an aged and rustic look for a fireplace. Dry-brushing is applied by painting several layers of e...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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