House and Components

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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The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


15 Things Your Neighbors Want You to Stop Doing

It's not big deal to you, but your neighbors are rolling their eyes!


How to Get Started in Welding

Whether you’d like to build custom cars or just fix a cracked lawn mower deck, learning to weld gives your...


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Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...

How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...


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What to Know About Smart Sprinklers

Save money and water with a sprinkler controller that connects with an app or smart assistant.

How to Build a Garden Shed Addition

Plenty of storage for outdoor tools and toys, only a step away from your back door


How to Install an Outdoor Faucet

Stop lugging around that hose


How to Install an Attic Lift

Send heavy loads to the attic—with the press of a button


50 Easter Egg Traditions You’ve Never Heard Of

Easter traditions have shifted through centuries and vary greatly from country to country. Here are some Easter egg traditions you've...

How to Clean Brick

Keep water stains from ruining your house's appearance


10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects

Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...


Wet Basement Repair: Curing a Wet Basement

The answer may be a dry well