DIY Home Improvement

Learn about tools and products to help you on your DIY home improvement projects and repairs.

Affordable Home Improvement Ideas

These 10 projects—decorating, storage, lighting and more—cost little but yield great results. They upgrade bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, closets, the entryway, the laundry and other areas of your home.

DIY Home Improvement projects

  • How to Fix a Sinking Driveway

    This article shows you what to do when your driveway starts to sink and pull away from your garage floor. The fix is easier than you might…

  • 8 Great DIY Home Improvement Rules

    With so much DIY expertise and experience here at The Family Handyman, our editors decided to write down their top tips for how to get the best…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Affordable Home Improvement Ideas

    These 10 projects—decorating, storage, lighting and more—cost little but yield great results. They upgrade bathrooms, kitchens,…

  • Home Care Myths Busted!

    Learn the truth about such common problems as mold, mice, ducts, stucco cracks, electrical connections, galvanic corrosion, setback thermostats…

  • Problem Solving Home Improvement Products

    Our team of experts uses just about every tool and material out there. Some of these products become immediate favorites because they work so…

  • DIY Problem Solvers and Household Tips

    These 18 special products make home improvement easier and faster—from lightweight tile backer board to epoxy adhesives to handy wall anchors.

  • Using Dry Lubricants

    Dry lubricants have a lot to offer the homeowner. Most lubricants leave an oily film that attracts dust. Dry lubricants can keep your doors,…

  • Whitewashing Stucco

    Do your stucco walls look dingy because they're stained and discolored, especially around gutter downspouts? Here's how to freshen things up by…

  • 10-Minute Home Repairs

    Water leaks? Wobbly chairs? Peeling wallpaper? It seems harder than ever to find the time to take care of the ordinary repairs every home needs.…

  • Best Home Improvement Tools Under $100

    It's easy to spend a lot of money on tools, but you don't always have to. Check out the top tool picks under $100 by the editors of The…

  • Handy Home Products for Quick-Fix Repairs

    Sometimes the key to making a fix is just knowing theright product to use. We asked our team of professional carpenters, plumbers, painters,…

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