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.
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...
17 Things to Keep Within Reach in the Kitchen to Make Life Easier
Never worry about having a jar that won't open.
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
Guide to Replacing an Outdoor GFCI Outlet
Learn how to install an outdoor outlet that is flush with the building exterior, is GFCI-protected and has a weather-proof...
How to Make a DIY Bread Box
Back in the day, people stored their bread in a special box in the kitchen or pantry. Relive those days...
20 Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
If you want to upgrade your kitchen without spending a lot of money, knowing how to paint kitchen cabinets is...
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.
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1970: How to Build a Trash Compressor
To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some projects from past issues, all the way back to our first...
How to Clean Grout in Your Kitchen with a Surprising (and Cheap) Ingredient
From your floor to your backsplash, removing gunky buildup between tiles is easier than you think with this trick.
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...
How to Make a Quick and Simple Hand Sanitizer
Create a germ-killing solution out of just a handful of common household ingredients.
How to Clean Faucets and Shower Heads Without Removing Them
Want to clean up your faucets or increase the water pressure from your shower without removing it? Learn how here.
How to Keep Your Kitchen Clean One Minute at a Time
Can you spare a minute if it means a clean kitchen?
10 Things You Should Not Do to Your Kitchen Countertops
There are a lot of options when it comes to kitchen countertops and how to clean them. Here are some...
How to Declutter and Freshen Up Your Kitchen Right Now
The high-traffic kitchen is the heart of the home, and as such it's often a mess. Here's how to get...
How to Install a Refrigerator Water Filter
Quick-connect fittings make installation and maintenance easy
Home Trend: Black Stainless Steel Appliances
We’re seeing the marvelous matte finish of black stainless steel everywhere!
How to Use a Glass Bottle Cutter
Some glass bottles and jars are too beautiful to toss in the trash or recycling bin, but what do you...
Simple Tablet Stand
Following online recipes is easier with a tablet stand. Make this one for less than $10 in materials and only...
5 Ways to Make Your Outdoor Space Feel Like Home
Learn how to style your backyard with these pro tips.
How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket and Old Metal Trap
Remove a leaky chrome kitchen waste line and replace it with a plastic PVC waste line and trap.