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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10 Modern Breakfast Nook Ideas

A breakfast nook provides a cozy little spot for your morning cup of coffee, without feeling too stuffy or formal. Check out these inspiring ideas from Instagram.

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9 Basement Shelving Ideas To Increase Storage Space

The basement can be a notoriously messy space. Clean up, get organized and reclaim your lower level with these creative...


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10 Kids Bathroom Décor Ideas

These kids bathroom ideas that will help you balance playful and chic styles to create a space you and the...


Ways to Recycle and Reuse Plastic Grocery Bags

Just a fraction of the plastic bags produced in the United States end up getting properly recycled. Here are some...


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10 Inspiring Attic Bedroom Ideas

These attic bedroom ideas from Instagram will help you turn your dark and forgotten space into a magical upstairs retreat.

Images from Family Handyman’s Getaway Project

Family Handyman's 'Getaway' project is officially underway! Keep an eye on this page for a glimpse at just some of...


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Everything You Need to Furnish Your New House or Cabin

Your second home is an oasis from the daily grind. Here's everything you'll need to make sure it's...

The Getaway

The Family Handyman Getaway is an ambitious project that redefines what it means to build a cabin. Our team of...


10 Best Cabin Bunk Bed Ideas

A cabin is a great gathering place for family and friends, which means lots of beds! Get the maximum sleep...


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New Homeowner’s Guide

From making an offer on your dream home to navigating your first year of DIY home repairs, the experts at...


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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....

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9 Kids’ Room Paint Color Ideas

Put away that boring white paint! These playful kids' room color ideas come from every part of the rainbow.


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9 Best Ceiling Paint Colors to Consider

Put down the white paint! Go bold with these ceiling paint color ideas that will take your room to the...


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.


10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...

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Why Do Some Old Homes Have a Beehive Built Into a Wall?

A beehive attached on a wall of the home! It may at first seem like a totally alarming occurrence, but...


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...


10 Inviting Screen Porches, Rooms and Lanais

Cozy up with a view of the great outdoors with these screen porches, rooms and lanais.


22 Kitchen and Bath Trends on the Way Out

You spend a lot of time in your kitchen and bathrooms, so keep them up to date. To do that,...


Rain barrel diverters protect your foundation from overflows

This simple valve on a rain barrel downspout diverter keeps your house protected.


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.


20 Earth Conscious Home Ideas Through the Years

Have you heard of the Earthship?

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10 Front Porch Ideas That You’ll Love

Dress up your front porch to increase your home's curb appeal and make it a spot that's as inviting as...


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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Easy Garage Ideas for Creating the Ultimate Dual-Duty Space

Family Handyman has been improving garages for decades. This year, we found a family overdue for a garage makeover. Their...


A One-Week Plan For Cleaning Your Entire House

Over the course of a week these cleaning ideas will make the whole house shine. Spend one day on each...


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Entryway Furniture: 10 Practical and Charming Ideas

The entrance to your home should be stylish yet organized. Find out how to achieve both with these inspiring entryway...


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10 Best Basement Paint Colors

Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.