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Check out our favorite ideas, projects, tips and tools for creating the ultimate backyard
Get the latest information on new tools and trends, plus tips and ideas for your DIY projects, from experts at The Family Handyman.
Common Home Improvement Fails and How Much They Cost
As a DIYer, you're motivated by the thrill of a job well done, the pride...
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Frayed straps are difficult to feed through ratchets. Here’s how to make the ends good as new.
Amazing Tree House Ideas and Building Tips
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Giving your router a break can do more than just speed up your Internet connection.
50 Easter Egg Traditions You’ve Never Heard Of
Easter traditions have shifted through centuries and vary greatly from country to country. Here are...
Terrarium Twist: How to Turn an Old Tire Into a Planter Table
Gather round a coffee table that sprouts its own style.
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Every homeowner should know a trustworthy electrician, plumber and carpenter. But having them do small...
10 Things People Don’t Know How to Do Around the House Anymore
Some say it's because people are too focused on their phones to take the time...
The Home Depot Helps Kids With Science Fair Projects
If your child is one of the millions of K through 12th-grade students that participates...
This DIY Project Causes The Most Arguments for Couples
This survey proves which project strikes the deepest nerve for couples.
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What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways...
The One Marie Kondo Tip We DISAGREE With
The One Marie Kondo Tip We DISAGREE With
How to Set Up Your Amazon Echo: The Basics
The first thing you'll want to do for your Amazon Echo setup is grab your...
HGTV’s Ben and Erin Napier on the 9 Renovating Mistakes They’ll Never Make Again
The hosts of HGTV's Home Town renovated their home when they were newlyweds. Since then,...
10 Fun Things You Can Do With Plastic Easter Eggs
Celebrate spring and the Easter holiday with these creative ways to decorate with plastic eggs.
12 Easter Decorations That Aren’t Tacky
Decorate your home for Easter with these fun, chic, creative and otherwise unique products and...
Creative Ways to Get More Green in Your Home
Whether you want to liven up a neutral room or make a space in your...
10 DIY Easter Wreaths to Brighten Your Home This Spring
Add a touch of spring to your home with a DIY Easter wreath. No matter...
5 Projects to Get You Over Your Fear of DIY Home Improvement
If you're a new homeowner with DIY home improvement jitters, there's no need to be...
Should You Turn Your Home Into an Airbnb?
Joining the Airbnb revolution could help you generate revenue from a spare room, or from...
22 Repairs You May Not Know You Can Do Yourself
Before you make a call, consider fixing these often-intimidating problems around the house yourself—we'll...
10 Things to Do to Your House Before a Graduation Party
When your child reaches any milestone, it's a big day. But graduating from high school...
Do You Know the Quirky British Term for These 15 Home Improvement Items?
Have you ever built a breeze block wall or used a Stillson's wrench? Check out...
101 Saturday Morning Projects
Have a free morning this weekend? That’s plenty of time to compete one of...
28 Odd But Useful Tips All DIYers Need to Know
Here are 28 clever solutions from our readers and the DIY experts at The Family Handyman.
10 Ways to Let Your Kids Help With DIY Projects
As a parent, it can be exciting, yet nerve-wracking when your child wants to "help"...
19 Bungee Cord Hacks to Get Hooked On
These fantastic elastic cords are useful for more than just tying down tarps. Here are 19...
Get an Airtight Caulk Tube Seal
Done with the caulking job but the tube’s only one-third empty? Dip the nozzle...
11 Zen Water Feature Ideas for Indoors
From tabletop water features to full-on indoor ponds, there are plenty of ways to add...
20 Relaxing Spaces You’ll Love to Spend on No Housework Day
Put your feet up in a relaxing space on No Housework Day with these cool ideas.
10 Tricks to Make Your Computer Run Faster
Over time, as your computer (and technology in general) ages, your computer is bound to...
14 Unique Uses for Free Stuff From The Home Depot
There are a surprising number of freebies available from your local Home Depot. And there...