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Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 16. Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)

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

  2. 17. How to Install a Door Threshold with Vinyl Bulb

    Installing a vinyl bulb door threshold takes some extra time, but it's well worth the effort.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 18. 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
  4. 19. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

  5. 20. Maintaining the Value of a Home

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  6. 21. How to Install Hurricane Panels

    The best possible option for protecting against a hurricane is to install hurricane panels. Use these step-by-step instructions to inst...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 22. Outdoor Fabric Care

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  8. 23. How to Add a Roof to an Existing Patio

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

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    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. 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
  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. 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.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. 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
  14. 29. Weatherizing Doors & Windows

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  15. 30. How to Replace Weather Stripping

    These basic instructions demonstrate how to replace weather stripping in a home in order to improve energy efficiency.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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