Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
Crown Molding Cutting and Installation
This three-piece crown molding technique simplifies installation and the results are spectacular.
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 Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
How to Paint Wood Paneling
Yes, you can paint wood paneling. And, it can look terrific or it can look terrible. Use this step-by-step guide...
5 Things to Consider Before Painting a Chalkboard Wall
Chalkboard paint (which is not the same as chalk paint) is fun, versatile and easy to use.
How to Repair Mortar Joints
Restore crumbling mortar joints with a chisel, a grinder and a lot of patience
Hang Artwork and Wall-hangings Straight and Level for a Gallery Wall
With these four techniques, you can hang just about anything on your walls, and keep it there
Shou Sugi Ban: The Art of Japanese Wood Burning
Learn how to use the ancient Japanese wood burning technique of shou sugi ban to create a unique shiplap accent...
Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction
Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.
How to Texture a Ceiling and Walls: Apply Knockdown
Spray ceiling texture to add visual interest and hide imperfections. Keep reading to learn how to texture a ceiling and...
Metal Studs: How to Use and Frame With Metal Studs
Tools and techniques for building basement and partition walls with steel studs.
How to Install Natural Stone Tile
Tile a tub surround with beautiful marble tile in a weekend—without spending a fortune
14 Ways to Embellish Your Home With Metallic Paint
You can bring trendy, tasteful gold, bronze and silver into your home decor with metallic paint on the walls, accent...
How to Hang Prepasted Wallpaper
Don't be stymied by tough-to-match patterns, slippery seams and out-of-plumb corners. We'll show you how to handle them with ease.
Wood Foundation Basics and Techniques
If you engineer and assemble wood foundations properly, they're extremely durable