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Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 1. How to Secure a Water Heater (00:01:00)

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

  2. 2. How to Secure Heavy Furniture (00:01:00)

    Securing heavier furniture to a wall keeps it in place in an earthquake.

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

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

  4. 4. Storm Panels Protect Windows (00:01:00)

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

  5. 5. How to Weatherproof Doors

    All-seasonal tips for weatherproofing your doors.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 6. How to Check and Seal Windows

    Follow these steps and your windows will be airtight and ready for the season.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 7. Securing Roof Gables (00:01:00)

    Secure vulnerable gables to roof trusses to protect them from storm damage.

  8. 8. Multi-Zone Comfort

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  9. 9. Securing a Home's Foundation (00:01:00)

    Hire an expert in seismic retrofitting to secure your home's foundation.

  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. Tips on How to Weatherproof a Roof

    DIY Network experts examine how you can protect your home from the elements no matter where you live.

  12. 12. How to Install a Replacement Window

    Replacements for older style wood double-hung windows add performance and efficiency without removing the entire window frame.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. Tips on Saving Energy and Money

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

  14. 14. How to Weather-Proof an Outdoor Kitchen Cabinet

    Add backer board to help the cabinet unit withstand the elements.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 15. Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)

    Be a home detective by locating and repairing costly leaks around doors.

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