Mary Flanagan

Mary Flanagan

Family Handyman Editorial Policies

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.


Want to Make Your Home Less Dusty? Here Are 11 Easy Solutions

Dust is obnoxious. Within a day of wiping down your furniture and electronics, you'll see those nasty specks completely covering the surfaces again. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to make your home less dusty.

How to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, we'll show you how to dry clothes without a dryer. It's easier than you might think.

12 Inspiring Backyard Kitchens

Take your warm weather entertaining up a notch with a backyard kitchen. Check out these beauties and get started planning your dream backyard kitchen today!