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.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
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...
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
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 Build a Dynamic Accent Wall
Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!
How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
Sit or Stand: How to Make Your Own Adjustable DIY Desk
This customized DIY desk provides comfort whether you prefer sitting or standing.
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
Tips for Creating Face Frame Cabinets
Building face frames is rewarding and not as difficult as you might think. Here’s some great tips and sound advice...
How to Install a Bow Window
How to frame a rough window opening, install a new window, trim out the interior and exterior around a new...
How to Build a Porch: Screen Porch Construction
Add an enclosed screen porch to your house using basic framing and deck building techniques.
The ‘Secret’ Numbers For Cutting Crown Flat
Here is an easier, more precise method you can use to cut crown molding while it's flat on a miter...
Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction
Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.
Metal Studs: How to Use and Frame With Metal Studs
Tools and techniques for building basement and partition walls with steel studs.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
How to Fill Holes in Woodwork Around Your Home
Colored putty and marking pens hide woodwork flaws quickly and easily. Here we'll show you how to fill nail holes...
How to Build Window Cornices
Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought