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Top 100 Restoring Projects

  1. 76. 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
  2. 77. Restoring Structural Soundness (00:03:19)

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

  3. 78. How To Restore a Porch Railing

    Learn how to restore a water-damaged original handrail around a porch, with a new beveled bottom rail to keep the water from damaging t...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 79. How to Restore Cracked Plaster

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

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  5. 80. Rediscovered Pocket Doors (03:44)

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

  6. 81. Sunroom Bench From Salvage (00:04:23)

    Joanne Palmisano adds a built-in bench of salvaged wood to a sunroom.

  7. 82. Paint Matching (01:10)

    The science at Sherwin Williams is performed with a spectrophotometer.

  8. 83. Demolition (04:05)

    Tools, gear and safety precautions for doing demolition.

  9. 84. How to Restore a Front Door

    Restoration Realities visits a 1925 Colonial-Revival house that's in need of a front-door upgrade. Use these step-by-step instructions ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 85. The Washington Mill (00:03:27)

    Challenges abound as the crew salvages the Washington Mill, in Mayodan, NC.

  11. 86. How to Restore Victorian Features

    Restoration Realities shows how to restore an old center hall, demolish an added closet, patch old plaster and bring back original unde...

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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  12. 87. Last But Not Least (00:20:00)

    Bronson creates the perfect room to study his favorite subjects.

  13. 88. Salvaged Mudroom (00:03:20)

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

  14. 89. 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
  15. 90. Sherwin Williams Factory (03:25)

    Get a behind-the-scenes tour of this facility and learn how paint is made.

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