Imagine moving laundry from the basement to the second floor with just the press of a button. DIY Network's Paul Ryan demonstrates how to install a dumbwaiter in just one weekend.
Complete the following four projects to install a dumbwaiter in your home:
Host Paul Ryan shows how to prep an area for a dumbwaiter. Use these step-by-step instructions to cut out an opening in the floor for the dumbwaiter shaft.
Using 2x4s, host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to frame in the dumbwaiter shaft on the upper and lower floors.
Host Paul Ryan shows how to assemble the motor with these step-by-step instructions. He also demonstrates how to add the guide rails for the dumbwaiter to move up and down on.
Host Paul Ryan gives step-by-step instructions on how to install the drive belt and stop for the dumbwaiter.