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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 61. 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
  2. 62. The Basics of Cast Concrete and Molded Accents

    DIY Network offers additional information on the history of cast stone and the process of making and using molds to create architectura...

  3. 63. ReDo It: Upcycle Dressers, Headboards and Beds

    DIYNetwork.com has unique ideas for reinventing old dressers and turning salvaged items in headboards.

  4. 64. Powder Room Restoration (03:49)

    A plumbing nightmare is transformed into a powder room dream come true.

  5. 65. Refinishing Windows (01:14)

    One-minute version of how to strip and sand old wooden windows.

  6. 66. How to Rebuild a Claw Foot Tub

    These step-by-step instructions show how to rebuild a claw foot tub by installing new hardware, a showerhead and a new shower ring.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 67. Five Things to do Before You Renovate

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  8. 68. Salvaged-Wood Queen Bed (00:04:16)

    Joanne Palmisano restores salvaged wood items to build a queen-size bed.

  9. 69. Demolition: Plumbing Safety (02:40)

    Stay dry! Check out these tips for working around existing pipe.

  10. 70. How to Replicate and Install Stone Balusters

    The experts from Restoration Realities demonstrate how to create a mold and cast stone-like balusters.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 71. Assessing a Staircase

    If you want to restore a staircase banister, you need to assess the condition of the existing staircase. DIY Network experts give advic...

  12. 72. 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
  13. 73. Salvaged Mantel and Surround (00:04:13)

    Joanne turns a salvaged window frame into a fireplace mantel and surround.

  14. 74. 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
  15. 75. Restoring Structural Soundness (00:03:19)

    Restoring their home's structural soundness gives the family peace of mind.

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