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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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Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take a look at 10 of their awesome indoor projects.

45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $1,000

Updating countertops, painting the exterior or upgrading an appliance are simple ways to add big value to your home.


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...


Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.

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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...

6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See and How to Fix Them

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


How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen

Add dramatic under cabinet lighting in a weekend without tearing up your walls to install the wiring.


How to Install a Whirlpool Tub

Transform a small bathroom into a luxurious, relaxing spa with a whirlpool tub – without enlarging the tub opening.


How to Install Towel Bars and Hooks on Fiberglass Tub and Shower Surrounds

Toggle bolts solve tricky mounting problems on thin plastic walls.