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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 31. Roof Restoration (03:54)

    Restoring the cedar shake roof gives Ryan's home a sweet boost in equity.

  2. 32. Dry-Ice Blasting to Restore Fire Damage

    Outdoor house fires account for more than $30 million in property damage each year. The leading cause is barbeque grills too close to t...

  3. 33. Compact Belt Sander (00:01:06)

    Don't let the size fool you -- this thing can do some serious sanding!

  4. 34. Nicole Curtis: The Rehab Addict

    Nicole Curtis renovates, remodels and designs condemned houses in Detroit and Minneapolis as the host of the DIY Network and HGTV show,...

  5. 35. How to Reglaze a Clawfoot Tub

    An old clawfoot tub adds old style to a home. Learn how to reglaze an old clawfoot tub.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 36. Demolition: Electrical Safety (02:57)

    Tips on working safely around existing electrical work.

  7. 37. 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
  8. 38. How To Restore Victorian Wood Shutters

    Learn how to restore damaged shutters and re-install them with specialized shutter hardware.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 39. How To Create Decorative Porch Brackets

    Learn how to build Victorian porch brackets to replace damaged and missing ones.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 40. 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
  11. 41. How to Clean and Paint a Wicker Chair

    Follow these steps to make a wicker chair look like new again.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 42. Salvaged-Items Kitchen Island (00:05:19)

    Joanne Palmisano refaces a kitchen island with salvaged wood and copper.

  13. 43. How To Install Porch Flooring

    The first phase of a front-porch restoration is to complete construction of the porch floor, including support and decking. Here's how ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 44. Five Things to do Before You Renovate

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  15. 45. The James House (00:03:27)

    The crew salvages materials from the 1893 James house, in Hamlet, NC.

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