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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
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.
10 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...
Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades
Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.
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...
Garage Makeover: How to Create the Garage of Your Dreams
Get the garage of your dreams one step at a time. This makeover includes high-capacity cabinets, a new garage door,...
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.
How DIY Projects Are Helping People Through the Pandemic
The skills DIYers are using and learning during the pandemic come with benefits far greater than that heady feeling following...
How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam
Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.
Vintage Family Handyman Project: Modernizing a Fireplace (Then and Now)
In honor of our 70th anniversary, we recreated one of our earliest projects.
How to Clean Grout in Your Kitchen with a Surprising (and Cheap) Ingredient
From your floor to your backsplash, removing gunky buildup between tiles is easier than you think with this trick.
Your Guide to Winterizing Everything
From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.
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 Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement
With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...
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...
Secret Hiding Places You’ve Never Thought Of
Got some cash or valuables to hide? Try one of these clever, simple ways to hide those items from all...
Saving Energy: Blown-in Insulation in the Attic
Save $1,000 on labor and cut your heating bills with blown in attic insulation.
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen
Add dramatic under cabinet lighting in a weekend without tearing up your walls to install the wiring.
How to Choose and Use Painter’s Tape
Apply painter's tape faster and more effectively so you can start painting sooner and make fewer mistakes.