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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Why the Direction Your Home Faces Matters

You might not think about it when you're looking at houses, but you'll notice that the direction your home faces matters once you're in it.

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12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.


How Zillow Is Changing The Housing Market

Is Zillow becoming a one-stop shop in the housing market? That appears to be its goal.


Millennials, Unlike Their Parents, Are Looking at Home Buying Differently

Millennials aren't following the typical "starter home" route their parents did, impacting the high-end housing market.


10 Expenses Homeowners Forget to Budget for When Planning an Extension

Adding an extension isn't cheap, and many homeowners forget to account for these costs when budgeting.

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Vintage Family Handyman from 1983: Housing Shapes To Come

What types of housing were available in 1983? In honor of our 70th anniversary, Family Handyman looked at some old...


10 Incredible Hidden Rooms

There are few architectural details that can give a home a sense of mystery and wonder like a secret door...