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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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How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.

How To Replace the Heating Element in an Electric Oven

Electric oven heating element replacement is a surprisingly simply DIY fix. Here's everything you need to know.


How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.


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Wine Glass Storage: How to Store Wine Glasses

Kitchen storage is always valuable real estate.


How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.

How to Build a Custom Kitchen Island Using RTA Cabinets

Who doesn’t like more counter space? Building a kitchen island using ready-to-assemble (RTA) cabinets is an inexpensive DIY project to...


How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer

Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!

How to Unclog Anything

Toilets aren’t the only clog-prone fixture homeowners have to deal with. Check out what else is susceptible to clogging—and how...


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DIY Kitchen Project: Off-the-Counter Produce Storage

This wall-mounted produce storage project also serves as a reminder to your family to eat fresh, healthy meals and snacks.


Kitchen Storage: Pull Out Pantry Shelves

Pull out shelves changed my life—and pull out drawers for cabinets will change yours, too!


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How to Make a DIY Spice Rack

The Family Handyman editor, Elisa Bernick shows you a new use for a curtain rod.

18 Cheap Kitchen Updates That Look Expensive

Make your kitchen look like a million bucks—or at least more expensive than what you really paid for these updates....


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How to Organize Your Freezer From Start to Finish

Follow these simple steps to tame the chaos in your freezer, ensuring it's organized and stocked with food that's safe...


9 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...


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


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.


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How to Build a Hanging Indoor Herb Garden

Bring your herbs indoors to enjoy fresh flavors all year long. Read on to find out how to build this...


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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 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...


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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...


12 Creative Solutions For Storing Pots and Pans

They’re large, bulky and take up a lot of precious storage space. When it comes to storing your pots, pans...


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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.

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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...


Small Kitchen Space-Saving Tips

Make your small kitchen work and feel bigger with these space-saving ideas


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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 Clean and Unclog a Kitchen Sink Drain

With two simple tools — a plunger and a drain snake — you can clear 95 percent of your stopped-up...


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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...