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Paul Ryan

223 How-Tos From Paul Ryan

  1. 11. How to Install Trapdoor Stairs

    These basic step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to frame a trapdoor opening and install stairs leading into the attic.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 12. 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
  3. 13. How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling

    These detailed instructions demonstrate how to remove a popcorn ceiling by using a texture scraper to remove the popcorn texture.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 14. How to Replace Molding and Repair Drywall Cracks

    We had to replace crown molding and repair drywall. See how we cut and measured the angles on the crown molding and patched a hairline...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 15. How to Repair a Ceiling

    Once the texture on a popcorn ceiling is scraped away, there is bound to be some damage to the ceiling. Learn how to repair a damaged c...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 16. How to Repair Crown Molding

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to remove and replace crown molding as part of a ceiling repair.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  7. 17. How to Install a Tube Skylight

    DIY remodeling expert Paul Ryan demonstrates how to install a tube skylight in a living room ceiling. Learn how a solar tube can really...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 18. How to Install Bamboo Paneling

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily install bamboo paneling on top of drywall.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 19. How to Install Cherry Wall Railing

    Learn how to apply Brazilian cherry railing to wall paneling with these easy step-by-step instructions.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 20. How to Install Subfloor Panels

    These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to easily install subfloor panels in an empty room.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate

About Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan has been in the construction industry since his teens. He began his career as a Carpenter-Inspector at Valleyfair Amusement park in Shakopee, Minnesota.

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