House and Components

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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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


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.


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12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.

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.


10 Expenses Homeowners Forget to Budget for When Planning an Extension

Adding an extension isn't cheap, and many homeowners forget to account for these costs when budgeting.

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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.


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How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall

Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!


Don’t Hang Anything on Your Walls Until You Read These 9 Tips

Even the most beautiful painting or photo will look out of place if it's not hung properly. These tips will...


How to Build Window Cornices

Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought

12 Products Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

You're ready to add ultra violet—Pantone's Color of the Year—to your decor, but you're not ready to take the plunge...