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Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 16. How to Install a Replacement Window

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

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    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 17. Maintaining the Value of a Home

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  3. 18. Multi-Zone Comfort

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  4. 19. How To Improve Home Energy Efficiency

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

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    Easy to Moderate
  5. 20. Storm Panels Protect Windows (00:01:00)

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

  6. 21. 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
  7. 22. 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
  8. 23. How to Secure a Water Heater (00:01:00)

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

  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)

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

  11. 26. Outdoor Fabric Care

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

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  14. 29. Weather-Stripping Tips

    Whether you're trying to keep the warm air in and the cold air out — or vice versa — DIY Network shows you need weather str...

  15. 30. 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

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