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Weekend Handyman

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92 How-Tos From Weekend Handyman

  1. 1. How To Install the Sides of a Hot Tub

    Learn how to install the metal bands that go around the circumference of the hot tub unit. Go over the top of the tank rim with a belt ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 2. How To Install the Plumbing for a Hot Tub

    Once the hot tub is fully assembled, it's time to install the equipment to run it. Here's how.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 3. How To Install a Hot Tub Base

    Learn how to install a base that will properly support the weight of a hot tub.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 4. How To Finish a Hot Tub Installation

    Learn how to install all the hot tub extras, like a 10-inch shelf that attaches to the top of the hot tub to hold drinks and towels.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  5. 5. How to Install Vertical and Horizontal Tracks

    A custom garage door adds style to your home. Learn how to add vertical and horizontal tracks to a custom garage door by following this...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 6. How to Install Hardware for a Carriage-Style Garage Door

    Add style to your garage door with these easy steps. Learn the specifics of attaching a carriage-style door.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 7. How to Install a Carriage-Style Garage Door Opener

    Adding a garage door opener to your custom garage is the final step. Learn how to install an opener with these easy directions.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 8. How to Install Attic Flooring

    These basic instructions demonstrate how to install a new type of flooring called Attic-Dek. It is made up of square plastic panels tha...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 9. How to Expand a Trapdoor for Installing Stairs

    Begin a trapdoor construction process by framing out the trapdoor opening to make space for the stairs. These step-by-step instructions...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. How to Install Polyvinyl Flooring in a Garage

    These easy step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to install polyvinyl flooring in a garage.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
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About This Show

We know you want to do-it-yourself, but not do-it-all-weekend. If you want to tackle a weekend project that's low in time commitment but high in impact, tune in to Weekend Handyman for easy fix-it projects and insider tips. Host and carpenter Paul Ryan shows you how to prep your home improvement and repair projects during the week so that you can tackle (and finish!) a project in just two days. Featured projects might include repairing and improving the deck; installing new lighting in the yard, garden and driveway; adding a new wood floor to the home; creating a closet organization system or a garage storage space. Weekend Handyman covers materials needed as well as how to plan and prep for the weekend ahead, leaving you time leftover for fun.

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