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.
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints
Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints
Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling
Repair sprayed ceilings with aerosol spray texture patch.
Plaster and Lath Tear-Off Tips
Gary Wentz is a carpenter and the Editor-in-Chief of The Family Handyman. He claims to have torn out more than...
How to Apply Knock Down Texture
Wall texture works for ceilings, too. Knock down texture is a fast fix for problem ceilings
How to Texture a Ceiling and Walls: Apply Knockdown
Spray ceiling texture to add visual interest and hide imperfections. Keep reading to learn how to texture a ceiling and...
12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix
Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...
How to Cut a Hole in Drywall
If you have a small drywall job to do, there is no need to buy or rent a rotary tool...