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 ways you can reuse and recycle the film plastic in your home.
The Family Handyman Getaway is an ambitious project that redefines what it means to build a cabin. Our team of...
16 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About
Keep a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in every room of your house to whiten teeth, clean mirrors, prevent stains and...
New Homeowner’s Guide
From making an offer on your dream home to navigating your first year of DIY home repairs, the experts at...
4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints
Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately
A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost...
Fact or Fiction: Is Cheese the Best Bait for Mice?
It may seem natural to bait mouse traps with cheese, but experts say you'll have better luck luring your resident...
How to Hang a Ceiling Light Fixture
Nothing spoils a dinner party like a chandelier in the pasta or a sudden blackout. Here's how to hang lights...
12 Tips for Easier Home Electrical Wiring
Even if you have years of wiring experience, there are always a few tricks you may not know. We worked...
15 Things You Should Think Twice About Donating
Donating unwanted items to a local thrift store is a fantastic way to reclaim space in your home, donate to...
Crown Molding Cutting and Installation
This three-piece crown molding technique simplifies installation and the results are spectacular.
13 Things Rich People Never Waste Their Money On
Wealthy people can buy anything and everything they want, right? While that might be true, it doesn't mean the rich...
Interior Trim Work Basics
All the trim basics from start to finish, plus a clever way to get those miters tight
20 Unusual Uses for Workshop Tools
Make your workshop tools work double duty with these 20 unusual uses for common DIY tools and materials.
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,...
How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam
Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.
Vintage Family Handyman Project: Modernizing a Fireplace (Then and Now)
In honor of our 70th anniversary, we recreated one of our earliest projects.
How to Clean Grout in Your Kitchen with a Surprising (and Cheap) Ingredient
From your floor to your backsplash, removing gunky buildup between tiles is easier than you think with this trick.
How to Cope Joints for Wood Corner Trim
Professional techniques for coping perfect molding and trim joints.
How to Soundproof a Room
Cut down on the noise coming into or going out of your living area with these proven sound-dampening materials and...