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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 46. How to Restore Cracked Plaster

    Restoration of an old urban home addresses cracked and damaged plaster.

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  2. 47. Five Things to do Before You Renovate

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  3. 48. 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
  4. 49. Vintage Light Fixtures (00:01:00)

    Using era-appropriate light fixtures is important when restoring old homes.

  5. 50. Demolition: Discovering Rot (02:27)

    Check out these techniques for addressing moisture problems.

  6. 51. How to Restore an Entryway

    The experts from Restoration Realities demonstrate how to restore a front door and adjacent sash sidelights.

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    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 52. Restoring Plaster Detailing (00:02:07)

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

  8. 53. The Bent Mountain Mill (00:03:17)

    The Bent Mountain Mill turns into a potential goldmine for the crew.

  9. 54. How to Restore an Old Window

    Steps for restoring the window of an old home to its original condition.

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    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 55. Christmas Cabin Transformation (00:03:39)

    Bronson modernizes this room while keeping its Early American charm intact.

  11. 56. How to Repoint Mortar

    Restoration Realities experts demonstrate how to cut out deteriorated mortar joints and fill them with fresh mortar.

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    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 57. Salvaged-Items Kitchen Island (00:05:19)

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

  13. 58. Restoring Old Wood Windows (01:00)

    Here are a few tips from the pros to help you restore old wood windows.

  14. 59. 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.

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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 60. Salvaging Hardwood Floors (00:01:47)

    Nicole shares expert tips to salvage and restore original hardwood floors.

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