Steve Maxwell

Steve Maxwell

Experience

Steve Maxwell is an award-winning content creator who has published more than 5,000 articles, shot countless photos and produced video since 1988. Using his experience as a carpenter, builder, stone mason and cabinetmaker, he has created content for Mother Earth News, Reader's Digest, Family Handyman, Cottage Life, Canadian Contractor, Canadian Home Workshop, and many more. Steve lives on Manitoulin Island, Canada with his wife and children in a stone house he built himself. His website gets 180,000+ views each month, his YouTube channel has 58,000+ subscribers and his weekly newsletter is received by 31,000 subscribers each Saturday morning.

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.

Articles

How to Deep Clean a Grill

Got a dirty gas grill and want to know how to deep-clean it? Follow this eight-step process to get it sparkling and BBQ-ready.

7 Best Generators for Powering Your RV

Choosing the right RV generator matters. Here are our recommendations based on power output, noise level and quality.

What Are the Different Parts of a Gas Grill?

Everything you need to know about gas grill parts and some of the most common items that need replacement from time to time.