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Paul Ryan

223 How-Tos From Paul Ryan

  1. 111. How to Prepare a Subfloor for Terrazzo Tile

    Before you can install floor tile, there must be a viable subfloor that the tiles can adhere to. Follow these step-by-step instructions...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 112. How to Take Measurements for Floor Tile Installation

    Follow these step-by-step instructions to obtain the right measurements for installing floor tile.

    Cost:
    $0 to $0
  3. 113. How to Lay Terrazzo Floor Tile

    After you've prepared the subfloor and obtained measurements, follow these step-by-step instructions to lay a terrazzo tile floor.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 114. How to Update Cabinet Doors, Flooring and Lighting in the Kitchen

    A kitchen gets an urban contemporary makeover, from the doors to the lights.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 115. How to Make Cutouts for Appliances in the Kitchen

    Here's how to make space to install a cooktop, stove and sink in the kitchen.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 116. How to Install a Soffit

    A vertical soffit is installed to encase a hood vent, which will make the hood appear to be one built-in unit.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 117. How to Install a Limestone Countertop and Matching Backsplash

    DIY experts show how to install a limestone countertop, cut out a sink hole and tile a backsplash to complete a remodeled Tuscan-style ...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2500 to $5000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 118. How to Create and Install Concrete Countertops

    Concrete countertops are becoming more and more popular, mainly because natural stone is durable.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 119. How to Give Cabinets a Tuscan Facelift

    Faux painting does the trick when it comes to creating that "old-world" feel on these cabinets. Learn how to give your own cabinets tha...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 120. How to Install a Porcelain Tile Backsplash

    Host Paul Ryan gives instructions on how to apply a custom concrete and porcelain backsplash.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    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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