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Paul Ryan

223 How-Tos From Paul Ryan

  1. 201. How to Install Fiberglass Insulation

    Learn the techniques for how to install fiberglass insulation in an attic. This is a fairly straightforward job for the do-it-yourselfe...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 202. How to Build a Shade Canopy Frame To A Deck

    Step-by-step instructions for building a shade canopy frame structure for your deck.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1000 to $2500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 203. Grouting Tile

    Here's how to grout the tile in a bathroom in just one weekend.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 204. 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
  5. 205. How to Weatherstrip a Door with Self-Stick Foam

    Self-stick foam is a very simple and inexpensive option for insulating an exterior door.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 206. How to Precast a Stone Fireplace

    These step-by-step instructions show how to use precast stone to convert a dull-looking fireplace into a stone masterpiece.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 to $1000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 207. How To Utilize a Dust Barrier

    Control sanding dust during DIY projects with plastic sheeting. This quick-setup ZipWall dust barrier is made for the job.

    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 208. How to Operate a Power Tamper

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to use a power tamper to tamp dirt into place.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 209. 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
  10. 210. How to Save Home Energy

    Small steps can stop big heating or cooling leaks all around your home.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy

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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