Melina Gillies

Melina Gillies

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For more than seven decades, Family Handyman has been providing its audience with ideas, inspiration and step-by-step directions on how to maintain and enhance indoor and outdoor living spaces. In addition to having our own staff of experts, we hire individuals whose skills have been honed through years of experience in the building, plumbing and electrical trades, and as passionate homeowners who have translated DIY (do it yourself) skills into careers as respected creators.


How to Add Space to a Thanksgiving Table Set Up

If it's your turn to host the family festivities this Thanksgiving, but you aren't blessed with a table for 12 (or more), here are some easy ways to make sure everyone has a place to give thanks.

14 IKEA Add-Ons You’ve Never Heard Of

Everyone loves IKEA for their streamlined design, price point and functionality—but it can be difficult to customize these pieces in a way that showcases your own personal style. Luckily, there are some ingenious companies out there that allow you to do just that, and we've rounded up 15 ingenious options you may not have heard of before.

12 Astonishing DIY Bathroom Vanity Makeovers

There's no doubt that bathroom renovations are expensive. But, with a little elbow grease and patience, you can save lots of money by tackling your own DIY bathroom vanity makeover.