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Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. 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
  3. 18. 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.

  4. 19. Strengthen a Garage Door (00:01:00)

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

  5. 20. 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
  6. 21. Tips on Weatherproofing Doors and Windows

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

  7. 22. 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
  8. 23. 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
  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. Window & Aluminum Cap (00:04:19)

    This piece looks at insulating and then capping window frames,

  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. 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
  13. 28. How to Secure Heavy Furniture (00:01:00)

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

  14. 29. 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
  15. 30. Securing a Home's Foundation (00:01:00)

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

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