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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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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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


You Should Ditch the Top Sheet For Good: Here’s Why

Some people are for and against the top sheet—and feel very strongly about it. Here's one writer's opinion on the...


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...


12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.

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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 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.

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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We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.


10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.


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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...

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How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall

Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!


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Deals We Love: Bedding and Bath Decor

The Home Depot's "Days of Decor" sale is offering massive deals on just about everything. All bedding and bath decor...


10 Pieces of Furniture with Hidden Compartments

If you're looking to keep clutter at bay, you're in good company. Here are 10 pieces of furniture with hidden...


Don’t Hang Anything on Your Walls Until You Read These 9 Tips

Even the most beautiful painting or photo will look out of place if it's not hung properly. These tips will...


How to Build Window Cornices

Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought

30 Front Porch Ideas and Décor for a More Welcoming Space

Give your outdoor entry space some wow factor with these amazing porch decor tips.


12 Products Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

You're ready to add ultra violet—Pantone's Color of the Year—to your decor, but you're not ready to take the plunge...