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...
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...
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...
Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?
Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.
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.
Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best
Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...
The Best Colors for Small Bathrooms
These are the top paint color choices for making a small bathroom look bigger.
Homeowners’ Guide to Outdoor Christmas Lights
This year, elevate your house to "oooh and ahhh" status with the best outdoor Christmas lights.
24 Holiday Gifts the Entire Family Will Love
Get out of your stuck-at-home rut and into the magical feelings of the holidays.
Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...
Novice DIYer Wraps Up Solo Kitchen Remodel After Five Years
Brittany Joyner believes the key to DIY success is focusing on the potential of your idea rather than the mistakes...
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.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying a House in the Woods
It's hard to tell how sunny it is outside after buying a house in the woods. But you can't put...
18 Inspiring Inside-Cabinet Door Storage Ideas
Increase your home's storage space by utilizing every possible nook and cranny, including the backs of cabinet and closet doors....
16 Clever Space Saving Ideas for Your Garage
Your garage is a warehouse, a toy shop, a workshop, and maybe even your favorite place to hang out. This...
18 Small Space Laundry Room Organization Tips
These small laundry room organization ideas make the most of every inch of space you have in your laundry or...
13 Ideas for Fishing and Hunting Gear Storage
Have your fishing and hunting gear organized with these awesome fishing and hunting gear storage options