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Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 1. How to Weather Strip Your Home

    Weather stripping and caulking your home will not only keep the elements out, but it will help reduce your energy costs. Here's the bes...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 2. Tips on Saving Energy and Money

    DIY Network host Jeff Wilson shares some tips for saving energy and avoiding costly heating bills.

  3. 3. Strengthen a Garage Door (00:01:00)

    Use an after-market to strengthen a garage door against a big windstorm.

  4. 4. How to Weatherstrip a Door with Self-Stick Foam

    Self-stick foam is a very simple and inexpensive option for insulating an exterior door.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 5. How to Pressure Wash and Seal a Deck

    Pressure washing an old deck can make it look like new again.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. How To Improve Home Energy Efficiency

    Learn how to install insulation, weather stripping and a programmable thermostat to make a home more energy efficient.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 7. How to Add a Roof to an Existing Patio

    These three projects add up to a sturdy, long-lasting roof for your patio.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 8. Storm Panels Protect Windows (00:01:00)

    Install storm panels to protect your windows and home from strong wind.

  9. 9. How to Install a Door Sweep

    A crucial part of weatherproofing an outside door is to install a good door sweep. Here are step-by-step installation instructions.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  10. 10. How to Add Bronze Weatherstripping to a Door

    Bronze spring weatherstripping compresses against a closed door to create a weatherproof seal.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 11. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

    DIY experts offer tips on weatherproofing doors and windows -- and lowering energy bills.

  12. 12. How to Build and Install Plywood Hurricane Shutters

    Cutting and installing plywood hurricane shutters could make the difference when it comes to protecting your home and possessions durin...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 13. How to Slope and Waterproof a Roof

    The DIY to the Rescue crew offers step-by-step instructions on how to give a flat roof a declining slope and waterproof it.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  14. 14. How to Secure a Water Heater (00:01:00)

    Secure your water heater to a wall to help prevent damage in an earthquake.

  15. 15. How to Clean and Waterproof a Deck

    If your deck is dirty, you have several options for cleaning it. You could rent a pressure washer, use a scrub brush and some detergent...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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