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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 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...


Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


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.

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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.


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,...

4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.


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39 Home Repairs You Need to Make Before Someone Gets Hurt

How many of these home repairs have you put off to next week…and the next week…and the next week? Find...


Ideas for the Kitchen: Washable Wallpaper Backsplash

Installing a tough vinyl wall covering is easier than paper


Ideas for the Kitchen: Stainless Steel Backsplash

Install a stainless steel backsplash sheet behind your range for a sharp look and easy cleaning.

5 Projects to Get You Over Your Fear of DIY Home Improvement

Got some big ideas for home improvement but don't know where to start? Check out these projects for novice DIYers.


10 Ways to Let Your Kids Help With DIY Projects

As a parent, it can be exciting, yet nerve-wracking when your child wants to "help" you with DIY projects. You...


How to Transform a Room With Simple Wall Panels

Panel a wall in one weekend for less than $100


DIY Coat Hooks from Old Tools and Hardware

Get ideas for DIY hardware to make your hooks distinctive.


Garage Storage Ideas: Find Unused Space

The average garage has more than 150 sq. ft. of unused storage space. We'll show you where to find it.