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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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How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.

20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.


100 Home Repairs You Don’t Need to Call a Pro For

You may think some home repairs are out of your league, but even beginner DIYers can handle many of these...


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...


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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.

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How DIY Projects Are Helping People Through the Pandemic

The skills DIYers are using and learning during the pandemic come with benefits far greater than that heady feeling following...


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Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1986: New Building Techniques for Remodelers

To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some of our favorite articles from the past. Check out these home-building...

How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.


Can I Remove This Wall? Removing a Load-Bearing Beam

Almost any wall can be removed-it's a matter of how much you're willing to spend


How to Choose and Use Painter’s Tape

Apply painter's tape faster and more effectively so you can start painting sooner and make fewer mistakes.


What You Should Do with Crowded Electrical Boxes

Double the box size without destroying the wall.

How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

With these basic techniques, you can learn how to install kitchen cabinets straight, solid and true


How to Plan Egress Windows

When fire pounces, do you have a way out?


Ideas for the Kitchen: Cabinet Door Inserts

Dress up your kitchen with easy-to-add door panels


How to Get Rid of Old Appliances

Do you have old appliances to get rid of because of an upgrade or remodel? Make sure you dispose of...


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...

How to Remodel a Small Bathroom

Update your bathroom with a new wall-hung sink, hidden-tank toilet and glass block window.


Elegant Small Bathroom

Beautify a small bathroom with a wall-mount faucet, vessel sink and console table.


One Weekend Bathroom Remodel

Get a new look without busting the budget


How to Remodel Your Bathroom Without Destroying It

Add space and give your bathroom a new look with new medicine cabinets, lighting, tile and paint.


Install a Vanity Sink

Remodel your bathroom with a new vanity cabinet, countertop and sink.


How to Plumb a Pedestal Sink

We show you every gritty step—start to finish


How to Replace a Toilet

Tips for a trouble-free, leak-free installation


Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude

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Easy-to-Build DIY Mail Organizer

Repurpose an out-of-date accordion closet door and turn it into a central command center for your home. No more piles...


Electrical Boxes: How to Add Capacity

Two ways to solve this common remodeling problem


Garage Remodel Tips

Convert your drafty, dingy, spider-infested garage into a bright, comfortable work space


Cabinet Facelift

Six simple, attractive kitchen upgrades you can do yourself—without replacing your cabinets