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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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...


The Easiest Way to Hang A Gallery Wall

Learn how to create a gallery wall with these simple steps.


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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.

How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam

Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.


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How to Build an Easy DIY Desk for Kids

You can build this simple, wall-mounted DIY desk for kids in less than an hour!

DIY Box Shelves

Build a bunch of these DIY square wall shelves for less than $100


How to Install a Chair Rail

Learn how to install chair rail molding that will take your home from ordinary to elegant in one weekend.


How to Transform a Room With Simple Wall Panels

Panel a wall in one weekend for less than $100


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Saturday Morning Workshop: Cantilever End Table

Add a modern splash to your living room by making this incredible cantilevered end table in about an hour.

Build an Indoor Water Fountain

Create a tiny natural waterfall in your living room with indoor water fountains.


How to Build an Outdoor Living Room

Unique sandwich construction achieves the massive look of solid beams with half the effort


How to Build a Wood and Stone Deck

Combine veneer stone with a simple deck to create a striking, durable outdoor living room.