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Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. 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
  3. 18. How to Add a Roof to an Existing Patio

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

    Time:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

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

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

  7. 22. 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:
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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 23. 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. 24. 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
  10. 25. Storm Panels Protect Windows (00:01:00)

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

  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. 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.

  13. 28. Securing a Home's Foundation (00:01:00)

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

  14. 29. How to Build a Waterproof Outdoor Kitchen Cabinet

    An outdoor cabinet unit is easily built by following these directions.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 30. 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

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