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A Grand Tour of the Family Handyman Getaway

Take a look inside the Family Handyman Getaway vacation home.

Shop the Getaway

Shop the Getaway look for your own home.


Lowe’s Labor Day Sales You Won’t Want to Miss

Celebrate the season at Lowe's Labor Day Sale with special values on everything you need to get your home and...


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


5 Best Window Fans of 2022

Beat the heat with one of these great window fans!

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 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....

Best Kitchen and Home Deals to Shop on Amazon Prime Day

You can still save big on kitchen and home goods you've always wanted (and some you didn't even know you...


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


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.


14 Expenses New Homeowners Waste Money On

It's easy for new homeowners to spend money on things they shouldn't. Make sure you steer clear of these unnecessary...

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.


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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


The 14 Worst Products Consumer Reports Has Ever Tested and What to Buy Instead

According to the nation's leading consumer watchdog, you should avoid these underwhelming home items. But don’t worry—we've got some great...


Firewood Buying Tips

Whether you’re looking for wood to burn in a fireplace, wood stove or backyard fire pit, here’s what to keep...


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21 Things Every Homeowner Needs to Know

While rewarding, being a homeowner can be costly and frustrating if you're not in the know. Here are 21 essential...

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Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Keep a cool head with these tips for selecting and buying ceiling fans.


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Which Direction Should My Ceiling Fan Spin?

Help your home stay cool in summer or warm in winter just by flipping a switch.


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8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat

Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help...


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How to Clean Car Carpet

Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.


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5 Best Vacuums for Laminate Floors

Cleaning a hard surface like laminate is far different than extracting dirt from carpet fibers. These five vacuum cleaners can...


How to Choose the Right Robot Vacuum

There's a lot to love about robot vacuums, the compact, computerized vacuum cleaners that clean floors without any effort on...


7 Reasons to Rethink Buying Appliances at Superstores

When you decide to buy a new washing machine, fridge or power tool, it may seem only natural to make...


How to Repair a Windshield Washer

Diagnosis and repair are easy, cheap and fast.

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Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it

A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...


5 Kitchen Flooring Ideas That are Trending Right Now

Ready to update your kitchen? One way to freshen up the look of a kitchen is with new flooring. Whether...


Our 10 Favorite Fresh-Look Ceiling Fans

There's the standard ceiling fan, and then there are these beautiful, bold and unique options. Which one is right for...


How to Balance a Wobbly Ceiling Fan

Stop the wobble and make your fan run smoothly in 15 minutes.


How to Install Ceiling Fans

It's easier than you think, even on an angled ceiling.


The 14 Best Fixes For Annoying Sights in Your Home

After you've walked past those annoying sights in your home often enough, they become your new "normal." But you can...