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.
Apply Wall Texture Yourself and Save Big Bucks
Choose an orange peel or knockdown-style texture that you can do yourself with this Homax product.
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
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...
Garage Makeover: How to Create the Garage of Your Dreams
Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time. This makeover includes high-capacity cabinets, a new garage door,...
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.
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.
Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints
Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints
Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage
Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.
Crown Molding Cutting and Installation
This three-piece crown molding technique simplifies installation and the results are spectacular.
How to Choose and Use Primer
Solve common paint coverage problems with these expert tips for choosing and using primer
How to Make Your Own Built In Shelves
Discover hidden storage space in your walls with these two built-in shelf projects.
Family Handyman Vintage Project from 1983: How to Hang Wallpaper
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...
How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam
Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.
Foundation Cracks: What You Need to Know
A home's foundation will crack over time. Knowing the difference between which cracks are OK and which need to be...
Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets
Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
How to Soundproof a Room
Cut down on the noise coming into or going out of your living area with these proven sound-dampening materials and...
How to Install Baseboard Molding, Even on Crooked Walls
Wall molding: Install great-looking baseboards on any problem wall.
6 Ways to Hang a Poster Without Damaging the Wall
Decorate your space while leaving hole-free walls.