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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 16. Demolition: Electrical Safety (02:57)

    Tips on working safely around existing electrical work.

  2. 17. Out with New, In with Old (00:20:00)

    Bronson creates a beautiful 1800s inspired "library" in the Decker House.

  3. 18. How to Install Sidelight Sashes

    Learn how to install traditional side sashes and create a welcoming front door.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 19. Grayco Magnum DX Paint Sprayer (01:35)

    Check out this affordable alternative to the professional spray rigs.

  5. 20. Bathroom Rehab to Impress (03:46)

    Nicole Curtis renovates a Victorian-style bathroom to impress an investor.

  6. 21. Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

    Singer Daryl Hall is passionate about more than just music. In the DIY series "Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall," the famed blue-eyed soul...

  7. 22. How To Add Finishing Touches to a Victorian Porch

    Some simple brackets on the front porch on this Victorian home returned it to its former glory.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 23. Rediscovered Pocket Doors (03:44)

    In a century-old rowhouse, hidden pocket doors are brought back to life.

  9. 24. Restoring Hidden Front Porches (00:02:03)

    Restoring a hidden front porch works wonders for a home's curb appeal.

  10. 25. Salvaged Mudroom (00:03:20)

    Joanne restores salvaged items to create an attractive, functional mudroom.

  11. 26. Tips for Restoring Furniture

    DIY experts show how even furniture with water marks, vacuum-cleaner nicks, scratches or damaged veneer can look like new without too m...

  12. 27. How To Repair An Old Trunk

    Old steamer trunks, prized by many antiques enthusiasts, can be repaired and restored for use as coffee tables or storage benches.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. Structural Integrity (02:03)

    Before you raise a crowbar, consider these "support" tips of demolition.

  14. 29. How To Repair Porch Columns

    Utilizing old photos, "ghosting" from previous fixtures and pieces of the old column as guides, learn how to create new porch columns a...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 30. Restoring Plaster Detailing (00:02:07)

    Nicole restores the original plaster and ceiling details in a 1929 duplex.

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