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Top 38 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 16. Securing Roof Gables (00:01:00)

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

  2. 17. 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
  3. 18. Weatherizing Doors & Windows

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  4. 19. 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.

  5. 20. 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
  6. 21. How to Insulate an Exterior Door

    There are several types of weatherstripping products available for exterior doors. Here are the most common types and how to install th...

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    Easy to Moderate
  7. 22. How to Secure Heavy Furniture (00:01:00)

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

  8. 23. How to Build a Waterproof Outdoor Kitchen Cabinet

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

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    Moderate to Hard
  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. 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
  11. 26. 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. 27. Multi-Zone Comfort

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  13. 28. 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
  14. 29. 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
  15. 30. 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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    Moderate to Hard

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