Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
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...
Interior Trim Work Basics
All the trim basics from start to finish, plus a clever way to get those miters tight
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 Repair or Replace a Broken Storm Window
A broken storm window can be dangerous and inefficient, but is it a DIY project? A few things to know...
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...
6 Ways to Hang a Poster Without Damaging the Wall
Decorate your space while leaving hole-free walls.
21 Things Every Homeowner Needs to Know
While rewarding, being a homeowner can be costly and frustrating if you're not in the know. Here are 21 essential...
5 Insulation Mistakes to Avoid
Insulation keeps your home the temperature you want — as long as it's installed correctly. Here are five common insulation...
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 Clean Vinyl Siding
Techniques for cleaning tough-to-remove stains on vinyl siding, trim and gutters.
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...
How to Repair Mortar Joints
Restore crumbling mortar joints with a chisel, a grinder and a lot of patience