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.
Vintage Family Handyman Project: Modernizing a Fireplace (Then and Now)
In honor of our 70th anniversary, we recreated one of our earliest projects.
Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks...
How to Install Granite Tile Countertops (Kitchen Tile)
Granite tile gives you the appearance of a solid-stone slab at one-third the cost. We’ll show you the techniques for...
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
Mineral Stone Wool Insulation is Making a Comeback. Here’s Why
An old product with big advantages makes a comeback
Installing Tile Countertops
Complete how-to for laying a tile countertop and backsplash, from preparing the surface to cutting and placing the tile in...
How to Install Natural Stone Tile
Tile a tub surround with beautiful marble tile in a weekend—without spending a fortune
How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion
Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...
How to Build a Wood and Stone Deck
Combine veneer stone with a simple deck to create a striking, durable outdoor living room.