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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 big changes to your home.

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...


12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.


How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


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If You Live in an Old House, There Could Be Razor Blades in Your Walls

If your house was built before 1970, it's likely there are razor blades in your walls. Here's why.

6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See

Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.


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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.

The Best Colors for Small Bathrooms

These are the top paint color choices for making a small bathroom look bigger.


Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects From the ’50s

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...


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Deals We Love: Bedding and Bath Decor

The Home Depot's "Days of Decor" sale is offering massive deals on just about everything. All bedding and bath decor...


Bathroom Design Fails That Will Make You Do a Double-Take

While creative, these DIY bathroom projects are hysterically horrible.

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Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation

We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...


7 Tips For Better Bathrooms and More

Save time, money and energy with these simple tips for better bathrooms and more.


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How to Clean Bathtub Stains

These tips on how to clean a stained tub will get it looking great again.


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What to Know When Painting Bathroom Cabinets

All you need to know about painting bathroom cabinets, including tips and tricks of the trade.


How to Wash Shower Curtains

Refresh your bathroom with these tips for clean shower curtains.

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Tips for Choosing a Toilet

Buy a toilet that flushes well and fits your bathroom, budget and backside.


13 Tile Tips for a Better Bathroom

When choosing tile for your bathroom, planning is essential. Before you start, take a good look at your bathroom. Is...


20 Bathroom Storage Hacks

Whether your bathroom is small or simply cluttered, these bathroom storage hacks will save the day!


10 Ways to Save Money During Your Bathroom Renovation

These bathroom remodeling tips will keep you from flushing away your hard-earned money.


DIY Bathroom Storage

In a small bathroom, every square inch counts. Use these clever tips to wring extra bathroom storage from unexpected places.


Clever and Useful Bathroom Storage Tips

Make the best use of your limited bathroom space with these storage and organizing tips.