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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.

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 Best Area Rugs for 2022

It's the element that really ties a room together — take the floor with these 10 amazing area rugs.


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...


9 Ideas for a Textured Accent Wall

An accent wall is a great way to update a room, whether it's used in the living room, a bedroom...

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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


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Terrazzo: The Home Décor Trend You Should Know About

Long-popular in mid-century modern homes, terrazzo has gone mainstream. Find out why this ancient flooring material stands the test of...


The Getaway

The Family Handyman Getaway is an ambitious project that redefines what it means to build a cabin. Our team of...


How to Paint Concrete Floors

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

Why You Should Use Toothpaste to Hang a Picture

Hanging picture frames exactly where you want them can be frustrating. To get them spot-on the first time, put a...


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10 Outdoor Wall Art Ideas to Add Curb Appeal

From wall planters to large metal sun+moon signs, these outdoor wall art ideas will have you spending more time outside.


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.


The Easiest Way to Hang A Gallery Wall

Learn how to create a gallery wall with these simple steps.

Kids Room Ideas That’ll Give You Instant Inspiration!

Before your kiddo takes over decorating their room and adorns their walls with the latest posters from Teen Beat magazine...


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.


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12 Charming Door Knockers That Add Curb Appeal

Door knockers are an easy way to spruce up your entryway and give your guests a classic way to announce...


15 Stunning Accent Wall Ideas You Can Do

Accent walls are back in a big way, and they are better than ever. By blending color, texture, and tone,...


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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Best Fireplace Decor Ideas

Uninspired fireplace decor is everywhere. That's why these 10 hearths caught our eye and we wanted to share them with...


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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.


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8 Best Blackout Curtains

Dim to pitch-black: Here's our roundup of the best blackout curtains for blocking out light when the sun is up.

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How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall

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


12 Kitchen Items Under $25 We’re Buying From The Home Depot’s Huge Fall Sale

The Home Depot is having a huge sale. Here's what we're buying for our kitchens.


6 Ways to Hang a Poster Without Damaging the Wall

Decorate your space while leaving hole-free walls.


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What to Know About Smart Mirrors

Want your daily news briefing while you brush your teeth? Then a smart mirror is a must-have addition to your...


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10 Unique Ideas for Decorating Tall Walls

The 10-foot ceilings hooked you and you signed on the dotted line. But now what do you do with those...


The 30 Backsplash Ideas Your Kitchen Can’t Live Without

From intricate and eye-catching to simple and clean, a backsplash can help you express your style in the kitchen. Get...