DIY Network

Install a Dumbwaiter

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.

Materials

  • 2x4 boards
  • 3/4" plywood
  • masonry screws
  • shims
  • drywall
  • concrete anchors
  • dumbwaiter kit

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • framing square
  • hammer
  • hammer drill
  • level
  • pry bar
  • reciprocating saw
  • tape measure
  • utility knife
  • masonry bit
  • impulse nailer
  • circular saw with diamond blade
  • work gloves

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