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House and Components

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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How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.

Garage Makeover: How to Achieve the Garage Floor of Your Dreams

Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time.


Garage Makeover: How to Create the Garage of Your Dreams

Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time. This makeover includes high-capacity cabinets, a new garage door,...


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10 Cool Tips for a Garage Refrigerator or Freezer

If you've ever wanted the convenience of a garage or outdoor fridge, here's what you need to know! Click through...


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How to Remove Paint from Concrete and Other Stains

Remove oil and grease stains from concrete using TSP and other cleaners.

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Your Guide to Winterizing Everything

From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.


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How to Build a Dog Washing Station

Make bath time more comfortable and convenient for you both — and keep the mess out of your house.

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How to Build a Garage Storage Wall

A customizable clutter-buster that turns your garage into a mudroom.


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How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage

A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.


Epoxy Garage Flooring Tips

An accurate slab moisture test is the key to a long-lasting floor


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Garage Security Tips

Burglar-proof your garage

Dream Garage: Double-Decker Car Storage

Five cars in a three-car garage


How to Build a Super-Simple Garage TV Cabinet

Turn your garage into a home theater!


Wi-Fi Garage Door Openers

Operate your garage door from anywhere with a smartphone. These wi-fi garage door openers will help you do just that!


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How to Repair a Garage Door Opener

Garage door won't open all the way? Garage door won't open with a remote? Or if your garage door's not...


Clean Garage Floors – Remove Oil Stains From Concrete

A clean garage floor is safer and looks better, too.

How to Wire a Finished Garage

Upgrade wiring the easy way.


How to Insulate a Garage Door

If you have an attached garage with an uninsulated garage door, it's costing you money in both winter and summer.


How to Paint a Garage Floor By Applying Epoxy

What's new with garage floor paint: Achieve auto showroom brilliance in one long weekend for less than $500 with epoxy...


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How to DIY a Ceiling Garage Storage System

Build this simple, slide-in storage system for your garage.


8 Best Reader Garage Projects and Storage Tips

The Family Handyman readers know how to tidy up their garages, and now you can use their tips, too!


Make Your Garage Floor Last with Concrete Floor Sealer

Fix it, maintain it, improve it. Your garage floor will last much longer if you take a few steps...


How to Build a Garage: Framing a Garage

Learn how to build a garage with these tips to help you plan, build a solid foundation, frame and more.


Garage Flooring Options

Choose the floor that's perfect for your needs and budget

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How to Prevent Your Garage Door Opener from Becoming a Lightning Rod

Don't be sorry you didn't equip your home with one of these!


How to Control Your Garage Door with Your Phone

Did you remember to close the garage door? Did it stay closed? Would you like to have your garage door(s)...


Severe Weather Guide: How to Strengthen Your Garage Door

Few old garage doors are built and installed well enough to resist high winds and flying debris. When weak doors...


Super Storage-Simplified

Simple and inexpensive, with huge storage capacity.


Garage Remodel Tips

Convert your drafty, dingy, spider-infested garage into a bright, comfortable work space


Making Garage Building Plans

Tips for building the ultimate garage or adding deluxe features to the garage you already have