12 Silent Signs Your House Has Foundation Problems
Cracks, gaps and more can be serious signs of foundation issues with your home.
What to Know About Frost Lines
Frost lines are critical to construction in cold climates, but they’re important in mild regions, too. Learn what frost lines...
Images from Family Handyman’s Getaway Project
Family Handyman's 'Getaway' project is officially underway! Keep an eye on this page for a glimpse at just some of...
Rain barrel diverters protect your foundation from overflows
This simple valve on a rain barrel downspout diverter keeps your house protected.
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.
Foundation Cracks: What You Need to Know
A home's foundation will crack over time. Knowing the difference between which cracks are OK and which need to be...
How to Build a DIY Fire Pit
Enjoy a crackling wood fire in your own backyard. Learn how to build a DIY fire pit.
How to Build a Table with a Concrete Top
The look and durability of natural stone—the cost and simplicity of concrete
Asphalt Repair and Crack Filling
Over time, every asphalt driveway develops cracks and pits. Here's how to fight back.
How to Seal an Asphalt Driveway
Seal your asphalt driveway correctly and it could last up to 30 years.
How to Replace Spalling Bricks
Freezing and thawing water in brick can cause flaking and spalling, which ruins the brick.
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
10 Ways You Didn’t Know You Could Use Concrete
We generally associate concrete with infrastructure and buildings, however, there are numerous things you can make with concrete that don't...
5 Crucial Tips for Concrete Care
Here are five easy—and relatively inexpensive—ways to keep your concrete as strong as King Kong, according to Acid Magic.
A Heated Driveway: Is It Actually Worth It?
Have you considered a heated driveway? Radiant heating slabs have been around for decades and have been growing in popularity...
How to Fix Chipped Concrete Steps for Good
Assemble an L-shaped wooden form, lock it into place with bricks and fill the void with concrete repair mix.