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Paul Ryan

223 How-Tos From Paul Ryan

  1. 181. How to Operate a Skid Loader

    A skid loader is a great tool for large landscaping projects. Host Paul Ryan shows how to operate a skid loader.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 182. How to Use a Mortar Mixer to Mix Concrete

    Host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to mix concrete with a mortar mixer.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 183. How to Install a Wood-Core Aluminum Storm Door

    Lower your utility bills and beautify your home with a wood-core aluminum storm door.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 184. How to Add Bronze Weatherstripping to a Door

    Bronze spring weatherstripping compresses against a closed door to create a weatherproof seal.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  5. 185. How to Install a Garage Door Screen

    If you want to keep your garage doors open during the spring and summer, you may want to consider installing some screening.

    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 186. How to Decorate Concrete With a Brick Pattern

    Host Paul Ryan uses a big stone slab pattern with stencils to decorate concrete for a beautiful front entrance.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 187. How to Install a Spiral Staircase

    Installing a spiral staircase is a simple job within the reach of DIYers with modest skills. Kits of the staircases are readily availab...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 188. How to Install a Sprinkler System

    Installing an underground sprinkler system requires some work, but it makes watering the yard as simple as flipping a switch.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 189. How to Install a Combination Storm Window

    Combination storm windows are custom-ordered to fit the exact dimensions of your existing windows and they're easy to install. Here are...

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  10. 190. How to Operate an Excavator

    An excavator is a rental machine that helps with digging and refilling big holes. Host Paul Ryan shows how to use an excavator.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

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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