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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.

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Weatherproofing

Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

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

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

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

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

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

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

  4. 4. Maintaining the Value of a Home

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  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Securing Roof Gables (00:01:00)

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

  7. 7. How to Add Bronze Weatherstripping to a Door

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

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. Tips on Saving Energy and Money

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

  10. 10. How to Insulate a Garage

    DIY experts demonstrate how to insulate a garage and apply weather stripping to the door.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Add a Waterproof Barrier to a Patio Roof

    A two-layered waterproof barrier is added between the plywood and tiles on this patio roof.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 13. Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)

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

  14. 14. Weatherproof Your Home

    Use the step-by-step instructions in these projects to weatherproof your home and decrease your energy bills.

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  15. 15. 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
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