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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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Drywall Anchors: What To Know Before You Buy

Drywall anchors allow you to hang items safely and securely without having to locate studs.

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How To Choose Bathroom Wall Panels

Looking for an alternative to traditional bathroom tile? Bathroom wall panels are an attractive, DIY-friendly alternative that won't break the...


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10 Bathroom Wall Ideas That Will Rejuvenate Your Space

Bring texture and color to your bathroom with these creative bathroom wall ideas, including paneling, wallpaper, wall tiles and more!


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10 Ways To Use Wallpaper in Your Bathroom

Ready to add color, pattern and jaw-dropping style to your bathroom? All you need is a roll or two of...


How to Install Wall Panels in Your Bathroom

Instead of installing tile in your shower, consider this time-saving, waterproof material. Here's what you need to know.

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...


Trimless Windows: How to Achieve the Look

Give your windows trimless style using drywall returns.

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100 Incredible Projects By DIYers Like You

From unique accent walls to crazy automotive creations, these real-life projects are as interesting and inspiring as the DIYers who...


11 Design Rules You Should Never Break

If you're looking to transform the look of a room or your entire home, it can be difficult to get...


How To Paint a Gingham Wall

Like the idea of a patterned accent wall, but don't want to mess with wallpaper? Try this easy tutorial on...


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Shou Sugi Ban: The Art of Japanese Wood Burning

Learn how to use the ancient Japanese wood burning technique of shou sugi ban to create a unique shiplap accent...

How to Insulate a Garage Door

If you have an attached garage with an uninsulated garage door, it's costing you money in both winter and summer.


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

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


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What To Know About Load-Bearing Walls

Not all walls are created equal. Learn about the importance of load-bearing walls and how to identify them in your...


DIY Home Inspection Tools

Spot expensive problems before you make an offer on a new home


How to Insulate a House

Do it right to save $$, stay warm


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...


Amazing Repair Products

Sometimes all it takes is the right product to make a quick and easy fix.


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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...


Why You Should Use Toothpaste to Hang a Picture

Hanging picture frames exactly where you want them can be frustrating. To get them spot-on the first time, put a...


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.

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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...


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10 Outdoor Wall Art Ideas to Add Curb Appeal

From wall planters to large metal sun+moon signs, these outdoor wall art ideas will have you spending more time outside.


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...


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,...


The Easiest Way to Hang A Gallery Wall

Learn how to create a gallery wall with these simple steps.


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.