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.
New Homeowner’s Guide
From making an offer on your dream home to navigating your first year of DIY home repairs, the experts at Family Handyman will guide you through your landmark journey of new homeownership.
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....
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000
Updating countertops, painting the exterior or upgrading an appliance are simple ways to add big value to your home.
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...
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
How to Paint Your Front Door
Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.
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...
How to Paint a Room
Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.
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.
How to Organize a Small Bedroom to Maximize Space
Here's our expert advice for decluttering your small bedroom space and keeping it organized.
Family Handyman Vintage Project from 1983: How to Hang Wallpaper
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...
Vintage Family Handyman Project: Under-the-Stairs Storage (Then and Now)
In honor of our 70th anniversary, we recreated one of our most popular storage projects.
Your Guide to Winterizing Everything
From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.
8 Ideas for Cleaning a Handbag
Your handbag is probably dirtier than you think! Learn how to properly clean a handbag so you can rest assured...
7 Ideas for Cleaning Your Wallet
Ever think of cleaning your wallet? Here's why you should, and how to do it.
4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades
Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.
How to Design a Gender-Neutral Nursery
Looking for fresh ideas for your baby's nursery? We curated a list of ways to focus on design and inspiration...
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...
How to Hide an Air Conditioner: 9 Clever Ways
As long as you don't block the air flow and you make sure the AC unit is accessible, covering that...
15 Ideas to Make a Small Room Look Bigger
Small rooms are cozy and efficient, but can often feel cramped and difficult to keep organized. Luckily there are many...
Ideas for the Kitchen: Washable Wallpaper Backsplash
Installing a tough vinyl wall covering is easier than paper
Things You Can Do With a Reclaimed Barn Door
A reclaimed barn door can be more than a functional addition to your home—it can also help enhance your decor...