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.
12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately
A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost...
How to Install Aluminum Soffits That are Maintenance-Free
You'll never have to paint the roof overhangs again!
Metal Roofing Installation: How to Install Metal Roofing Over Shingles
Metal roofing installation: What to consider when putting a steel roof over asphalt shingles.
How to Shingle a Roof
Pros and cons of two popular roofing methods for a how to shingle a roof project.
How to Remove an Ice Dam From Your Roof
Combat ice dams this winter to prevent water damage in your home.
Installing Chimney Flashing
Leak-proof your chimney using this traditional, time-tested flashing method.
Reader Project: How to Build a Cupola
Making only a few modifications to The Family Handyman’s How to Build a Cupola project, reader Bruno Bucci built this...
Severe Weather Guide: How to Reinforce Your Roof
When severe weather hits, you're going to want to make sure your roof's in tip top shape. Here are some...
Roofing: How to Install Step Flashing
Why step flashing works and how to install roof flashing against a wall
How to Prevent Ice Dams With Deicing Cables
Heat cables are a simple, inexpensive solution to ice dam problems