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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.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 17. Securing a Home's Foundation (00:01:00)

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

  3. 18. 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...

  4. 19. 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...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 20. Outdoor Fabric Care

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  6. 21. 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
  7. 22. Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)

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

  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 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
  10. 25. How to Weatherstrip a Door with Self-Stick Foam

    Self-stick foam is a very simple and inexpensive option for insulating an exterior door.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  11. 26. 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.

    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. 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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    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 29. 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
  15. 30. 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

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