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A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some big changes to your home.

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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


How to Install a Battery-Powered Touchless Faucet

Touchless faucet installation made easy.


How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity

A fresh new look for your bathroom.

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We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.


Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects From the ’50s

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...

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How to Install a TUSHY Spa Bidet Attachment 

Transform your toilet into a bidet in just seven simple steps. No plumber needed!


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How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend

Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.


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How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 


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Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation

We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...

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How To Unclog a Toilet With a Drain Snake

Plunger not getting the job done? It might be time to reach for the drain snake.


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How to Clean Grout With Household Cleaning Products

You don't have to buy anything fancy or expensive to get your grout clean.


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How to Clean Bathtub Stains

These tips on how to clean a stained tub will get it looking great again.


How to Wash Shower Curtains

Refresh your bathroom with these tips for clean shower curtains.


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Tips for Choosing a Toilet

Buy a toilet that flushes well and fits your bathroom, budget and backside.

Shower Bar: How to Install Bathroom Grab Bars

You'll love the added safety and convenience of shower bars—and you can install them in a few hours.



Always Sticking To Your Shower Curtain? Here’s How To Fix It

We are FINALLY getting to the bottom of this.


Built-in Bath Cabinet

Create the perfect space to keep all your bath products organized and easy to reach


Bathroom Ideas: Replace Tub and Shower Faucet Trim

Simply replace the visible trim for an brand new appearance


Bathroom Vanity Storage Upgrades

Three sensible solutions for disorder down under


How to Permanently Anchor a Bathroom Towel Bar

A permanent fix for wobbly towel bars


Install a Vanity Sink

Remodel your bathroom with a new vanity cabinet, countertop and sink.

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How to Plumb a Pedestal Sink

We show you every gritty step—start to finish


How to Renew a Scratched Countertop

Make cultured marble shine again


How To Make Toilet Cleaning Bombs

We’ve seen recipes for DIY toilet-cleaning bombs all over the Internet lately. So, naturally, The Family Handyman had to give...


Install Toggle Bolts for an Adjustable Shower Head

Learn how to install toggle bolts!


Make a Super-Simple Bath Cabinet

This super-simple bath cabinet turns wasted space into storage space.


Make a Medicine Cabinet with a Hidden Compartment

This easy-to-make medicine cabinet has a secret compartment!