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Top 38 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. 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...

  3. 18. How to Secure a Water Heater (00:01:00)

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

  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 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
  6. 21. Outdoor Fabric Care

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  7. 22. 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
  8. 23. Strengthen a Garage Door (00:01:00)

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

  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. Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)

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

  12. 27. 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
  13. 28. 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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    Easy
  14. 29. 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
  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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