Images from Family Handyman’s Getaway Project
Family Handyman's 'Getaway' project is officially underway! Keep an eye on this page for a glimpse at just some of...
34 Silent Signs That Your House is Failing
Your house can't talk, but it can give you hints of failure, if you pay attention. Learn what your house...
Rain barrel diverters protect your foundation from overflows
This simple valve on a rain barrel downspout diverter keeps your house protected.
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 Build a DIY Fire Pit
Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit.
How to Build a Table with a Concrete Top
The look and durability of natural stone—the cost and simplicity of concrete
How to Repair Mortar Joints
Restore crumbling mortar joints with a chisel, a grinder and a lot of patience
How to Seal an Asphalt Driveway
Seal your asphalt driveway correctly and it could last up to 30 years.
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
10 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Use Concrete
We generally associate concrete with infrastructure and buildings, however, there are numerous things you can make with concrete that don't...
A Heated Driveway: Is It Actually Worth It?
Have you considered a heated driveway? Radiant heating slabs have been around for decades and have been growing in popularity...
How to Fix Chipped Concrete Steps for Good
Assemble an L-shaped wooden form, lock it into place with bricks and fill the void with concrete repair mix.
2 Simple Steps to Protect Your Exterior Stonework
Doing this will extend the life of your exterior stone.
Make Solid Connections in Concrete
To securely mount screws, hooks or nails to a solid concrete surface, bore a hole in the wall, then...