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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.

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Bathroom Cabinet Organizers: 10 Smart Ideas for Storage

Maximize valuable storage space and organize bathroom cabinets with smart strategies and savvy organization products.


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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


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...


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8 Ways to Organize Your Bathroom Drawers

Tidy up bathroom drawers and maximize storage space with these smart tips and top bathroom drawer organizers.

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8 Bad Bathroom Cleaning Habits You Should Drop Today

Clean your bathroom better by ditching these bad cleaning habits and say hello to cleaner toilets, tubs, floors and sinks.


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7 Humidity-Loving Plants for Your Bathroom

Take advantage of your bathroom’s moisture. These houseplants love steamy showers.

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10 Best Ways to Utilize Space Above the Toilet

Get ready to add valuable bathroom storage space in a spot you might have overlooked — above the toilet!


How to Install a Battery-Powered Touchless Faucet

Touchless faucet installation made easy.


How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Vanity

A fresh new look for your bathroom.


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10 Best Bathroom Carts for Maximizing Storage

A bathroom cart is the small-space storage solution you never knew you needed.

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.


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What NOT to Do During a Bathroom Renovation

When it comes to updating your bathroom, what you don't do is just as important as what you do.


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Best Fixtures for Tiny Bathrooms

From cramped powder rooms to confined half baths, we're showcasing the best tiny fixtures for small bathrooms.


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10 Things People Who Always Have a Clean Bathroom Have in Common

If cleaning the bathroom is one of your most-dreaded chores, here are 10 habits of people who have figured out...

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The Homeowner’s Guide to Shower Heads

Learn about each style of shower head, and how to know when it's time to replace yours.


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10 Small Bathroom Décor Ideas

Make a small bathroom feel and function bigger with these smart decorating and organizing tips.


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How to Clean Glass Shower Doors

A certified House Cleaning Technician shares everything you need to know about how to clean glass shower doors — and...


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12 Best Storage and Organization Products for Small Bathrooms

Got a small bathroom? A professional organizer rounds up some of the best small bathroom storage ideas for clearing clutter.


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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How to Install a TUSHY Spa Bidet Attachment 

Transform your toilet into a bidet in just seven simple steps. No plumber needed!


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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...


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Recognizing and Correcting Common Bath Fan Problems

A bath fan that isn’t installed properly can cause more damage than no fan at all. But here’s the good...

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College Checklist for Kids Moving Off Campus

So you're moving off-campus? Use this college checklist to make sure you have everything you need for off-campus living.


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How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend

Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.


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How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 


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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...


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How to Unclog a Toilet With a Drain Snake

Plunger not getting the job done? It might be time to reach for the drain snake.


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How to Clean Grout With Household Cleaning Products

You don't have to buy anything fancy or expensive to get your grout clean.