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    What’s a Bladeless Ceiling Fan and Does It Really Work?

    Ever hear of a bladeless ceiling fan?  Neither had I.  So we tried one out, and I have to say I'm still a bit confused.

    What to Know About Polyaspartic Garage Floor Coating

    This floor coating is a durable, versatile option that will make your garage the envy of your neighborhood.

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    Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

    If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...

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    Give Your Bathroom a New Look with Family Handyman Approved Aura Bath & Spa Paint

    Remodels can be costly and become drawn out. But if you're looking for a quick way to breath new life...

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    This Family Handyman Approved Paint Brush Makes Cutting in Easy

    Looking for a sleek paint brush that can be used with any paint or stain?  Look no further than the...

    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...

    How to Install a Window Insulation Kit

    Fix your drafty windows in about 15 minutes,

    How To Use A Stud Finder

    Hang pictures with confidence by finding the stud you’ve been looking for.

    If You See a Front Porch With a Separate Door, This Is What It Means

    In Charleston, South Carolina, front porch "hospitality doors" helped neighbors know when it was OK to stop by.

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    Best Flooring Options for Your Bathroom

    Whether you're building from scratch or remodeling an existing bathroom, choosing the best flooring for your bathroom is essential.

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    How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

    Are you ready to host overnight guests?

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    How To Choose Bathroom Wall Panels

    Looking for an alternative to traditional bathroom tile? Bathroom wall panels are an attractive, DIY-friendly alternative that won't break the...

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    8 Signs You Should Get a Roof Inspection

    Here are some of the warning signs it might be time to take a closer look at the roof over...

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    Bathroom Fireplaces: What You Need To Know

    A bathroom fireplace may be just what you need at the end of a long day. Installing one is less...

    Best Area Rugs for Hardwood Floors

    It can really tie the room together when it's done right. Check out how to pick the right area rug...

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    10 Bathroom Wall Ideas That Will Rejuvenate Your Space

    Bring texture and color to your bathroom with these creative bathroom wall ideas, including paneling, wallpaper, wall tiles and more!

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    Best Over the Toilet Organizers for Bathroom Storage of 2022

    Get extra storage with an affordable over the toilet organizer.

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    7 Best Bathroom Window Treatment Ideas of 2022

    Bathroom window treatments don’t have to be boring. These ideas offer the best of privacy and style.

    5 Best Bathroom Shower Lights

    These are the best shower light deals on the market.

    If You See a Little Door in an Old House, This Is What It’s For

    Little doors in old houses had a purpose at one time. Here's why you might find a mini door in...

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    10 Ways To Use Wallpaper in Your Bathroom

    Ready to add color, pattern and jaw-dropping style to your bathroom? All you need is a roll or two of...

    How to Install Wall Panels in Your Bathroom

    Instead of installing tile in your shower, consider this time-saving, waterproof material. Here's what you need to know.

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    How To Install an Electric Fireplace

    With a heater and color changing flames, enhance any chilly space with an electric fireplace insert.

    Shop the Getaway

    Shop the Getaway look for your own home.

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    If You See a Blue Porch Ceiling, This Is What It Means

    There's a long history behind this tradition.

    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...

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    5 Things You Need to Know Before Building Stairs

    Learn the ins and outs of building stairs before you jump into a project on your own.

    Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

    Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!

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    100 Incredible Projects By DIYers Like You

    From unique accent walls to crazy automotive creations, these real-life projects are as interesting and inspiring as the DIYers who...

    11 Design Rules You Should Never Break

    If you're looking to transform the look of a room or your entire home, it can be difficult to get...