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Paul Ryan

223 How-Tos From Paul Ryan

  1. 201. How to Operate a One-Man Utility Lift

    Host Paul Ryan shows how to use a one-man utility lift. This tool can lift up to 650 pounds up to 15 feet in the air.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 202. Improve Home-Energy Efficiency With a Ceiling Fan

    Save money and energy with these step-by-step instructions on how to install a ceiling fan.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 203. 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
  4. 204. 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
  5. 205. How To Reupholster a Seat Pad

    Learn how to bring a dining chair seat back to life.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 to $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  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 Patch and Resurface Concrete Steps

    DIY experts show how to repair concrete steps by patching and resurfacing them.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 to $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 208. How to Install a Door Sweep

    A crucial part of weatherproofing an outside door is to install a good door sweep. Here are step-by-step installation instructions.

    Cost:
    $1 to $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 209. How to Operate a Dig-R-Mobile

    A Dig-R-Mobile is a powerful tool that digs holes. Host Paul Ryan shows how to use one.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 to $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  10. 210. 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

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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