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10 Before and After Kitchen Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend
See how simple, done-in-a-weekend projects can make an average kitchen look like a million bucks!
Milk Jug Hack: How to Make a Simple Scoop
How to Make a Blanket Ladder with Dowels
31 Tips for Achieving a Lush Lawn This Season
13 Things You Should Never Pressure Wash
18 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn
How to Build a Pipe Desk
Made with black steel pipe and a piece of IKEA butcher-block countertop, this roomy pipe...
31 Yard Tool Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier
Save your back! These simple and smart updates to everyday yard tools will make your...
15 Things You Should Never Store in Your Garage
To keep your home safe and your belongings in good shape, don’t ever stash...
49 Colorful Plants to Brighten Up Your Landscape
Want to add more color to your landscape this season? Start by incorporating one or...
Black & Decker Steam Mop
24 Cheap Garage Storage Projects You Can DIY
You don’t need a lot of extra space (or a lot of extra cash)...
Use a Pool Noodle Inside a Drawer
You'll wonder why you haven't thought of this before!
Build a Mini Greenhouse with an Old Window
Give an old window new life by turning it into a mini greenhouse.
20 Inspiring Backyard Projects by DIYers Like You
Prepare to be impressed by these backyard projects created by Family Handyman readers.
20 Zip Tie Hacks That Make DIYing a Cinch
Every homeowner should have a stash of these tiny, versatile straps on hand. Zip ties...
32 Handy Hints for Frugal Homeowners
Some may think these handy hints are a bit extreme (or even bordering on hoarder...
How to Get Rid of Snakes Like a Modern-Day St. Patrick
Snakes are a major pest problem in some regions, and getting rid of them can...
51 DIY Demolition Tips You Need to Know
Tearing out a wall or taking a jackhammer to concrete can be great for stress...
14 DIY Deck Add-Ons That are Seriously Cool
It’s time to turn your blah deck into your summer happy place. These easy...
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100 Home Repairs You Don’t Need to Call a Pro For
You may think some home repairs are out of your league, but even beginner DIYers...
How to Lubricate a Lock in a Pinch
Simply rub the teeth of the key with a sharp pencil until the surface is...
How to Replace an Interior Door
Upgrade your interior spaces by replacing hollow-core doors with sturdy, sound-reducing solid-core new interior doors....
How to Adjust a Self-Closing Spring Hinge Yourself
Rotate the wrench until the next hole comes into view and install the pin. Test...