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The 6 Best Wipe-On Wood Finishes

The ease of application and breathtaking results make wipe-on wood finishes beloved by pro and beginner woodworkers alike. These are the wipe-on wood finishes I use and trust the most.

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Best Over the Toilet Organizers for Bathroom Storage of 2022

Get extra storage with an affordable over the toilet organizer.


5 Best Bathroom Shower Lights

These are the best shower light deals on the market.


A Grand Tour of the Family Handyman Getaway

Take a look inside the Family Handyman Getaway vacation 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...

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...


13 Stunning Dark Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

For the better part of the last decade, homeowners, decorators and builders alike have transformed kitchens with the popular Tuscan...

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.


9 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...


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


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...


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...


Tips for Tighter Miters and Better Coped Joints

New to construction? Want to brush up on your trim techniques? Check out this story.


Pro Tips for Basement Finishing

These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...


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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...


6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See and How to Fix Them

Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.

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10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.


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How to Make Your Own Built In Shelves

Discover hidden storage space in your walls with these two built-in shelf projects.


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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...


How to Fix a Seized Engine

Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.


4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.


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Everything to Know About Knife Hinges

Knife hinges nearly disappear from view, allowing the cabinet itself to be the center of attention.