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.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
How to Organize Your Freezer From Start to Finish
Follow these simple steps to tame the chaos in your freezer, ensuring it's organized and stocked with food that's safe...
31 Cheap Workshop Updates for the Ultimate DIY Space
Our readers know how to make the most of their home shop space. These 31 updates don’t cost much (or...
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 Make Your Own Built In Shelves
Discover hidden storage space in your walls with these two built-in shelf projects.
How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses
With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
11 Tips for Organizing a Dorm Room
Want to know how to make the most of your shoebox-sized dorm room? Give these space-stretching tips a try.
How to Build a Garage Storage Wall
A customizable clutter-buster that turns your garage into a mudroom.
How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage
A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.
Simple Tips to Help You Organize Your Fridge
A cluttered fridge makes it harder to prepare meals and even draw up your grocery list, because you have no...
How to Make a Charging Station Using Stuff You Already Have
With all of your chargers in one place and plugged into a single power strip, you'll never have to search...
How to Avoid Adding Clutter on Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Use these five simple tips to take advantage of Black Friday deals without bringing clutter into your home.
How to Hang Pictures on Walls: 13 Hanging Hacks for Picture-Perfect Walls
Hanging stuff on your walls can be tedious frustrating, especially if it ends up crooked! These handy hacks will help...
This Is Where to Store Your Cast-Iron Skillet
Cast iron is known for its durability. But storing it improperly can cause some serious damage to your cookware. Learn...
30 Dorm Room Ideas for First-Time Dorm Dwellers
Moving into a dorm room for the first time? Check out these dorm room ideas for what to buy, how...
15 Tips for Storing Seasonal Clothes
Wondering how to store seasonal clothes from summer or winter until next year? Let's look at the best ways to...
14 Tips for Moving Furniture
Whether you're relocating or just rearranging, moving heavy furniture is a big job. Use these simple techniques to move heavy,...
Keep Your Wheelbarrow in Track with this DIY Rack
Tired of your wheelbarrow taking up space on your garage floor? Learn how to make this simple three step wheelbarrow...