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Top 39 Weatherproofing Projects

  1. 16. 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
  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. 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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    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 19. Securing Roof Gables (00:01:00)

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

  5. 20. 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.

  6. 21. Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)

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

  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 Build a Waterproof Outdoor Kitchen Cabinet

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

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 24. Multi-Zone Comfort

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  10. 25. 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:
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    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. Home Comfort

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  13. 28. Storm Panels Protect Windows (00:01:00)

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

  14. 29. 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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    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 30. Weatherproof Your Home

    Use the step-by-step instructions in these projects to weatherproof your home and decrease your energy bills.

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    Difficulty:
    Easy

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