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These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked up a pair of stylish and sleek Stoggles safety glasses and put them to the test.

 

How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


How to Clean Your Bathtub

Follow these steps to keep your tub sparkling.


How to Clean a Shower in 6 Steps

Incorporate these steps into your regular cleaning routine.


How to Clean a Toilet in 5 Steps

Kill 99.9 percent of bacteria and viruses weekly with this cleaning method.

Can You Use Mothballs to Keep Out Pests?

Pest infestations can be nasty. Could mothballs help?


9 Ways to Dry Clothes Without a Dryer

Whether your dryer is kaput or you're looking for ways to save energy, drying clothes without a dryer isn't as...

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Best Dishwashing Gloves For Your Different Needs

We found the best dishwashing gloves on the market to keep your hands dry and protected and your dishes sparkling.


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3 Pro-Quality Products All DIYers Should Have at Home

For homeowners that like to get their hands dirty with a wide variety of do-it-yourself projects, add these products to...


9 Things Everyone Who Cooks on a Griddle Should Own

If a griddle is your go-to kitchen gadget, your day is about to get a lot better with help from...


How to Build a DIY Nightstand

Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.

11 Industrial Storage Racks that are Perfect for Your Garage

An industrial-strength storage rack can come in handy when you're trying to get your workshop, garage or commercial warehouse organized....


How to Make a DIY Bread Box

Back in the day, people stored their bread in a special box in the kitchen or pantry. Relive those days...


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Dirty Facts About Winter Clothing (and Tips for Keeping It Clean)

Keep safe and healthy this winter by cleaning your cold-weather outerwear more often to stop the spread of germs and...


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How to Clean Gloves and Mittens Like a Pro

Keep your winter mittens and gloves clean and as germ-free as possible with these at-home cleaning tips.


Can You Wash ‘Dry Clean Only’ Clothes at Home?

It's late, your suit is dirty but you need it for tomorrow's meeting. Here's how to dry clean clothes at...

What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?

You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...


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How to Build a Garage Storage Wall

A customizable clutter-buster that turns your garage into a mudroom.


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How to Clean Reusable Grocery Bags

Here's how to clean reusable grocery bags, no matter what they're made of.


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Will This Product End Laundry Day?

This is either the greatest product ever sold or a complete waste of $5. Find out if it works.


Stain Removal on Clothes Stained by Washer

Eliminate irritating clothes washer stains with a simple cleaning


How Do You Wash Clothes? 13 Laundry Tips for Washing Your Clothes

The dirty laundry basket never seems to be empty. You wash, you dry, you iron or fold and then you...


Entryway Storage Locker and Organizer

Build the perfect home for entryway clutter


10 Laundry Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even if you've been washing your clothes for years and think you know how to do laundry, these common slip-ups...

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Build Your Own Melamine Closet Organizer

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From anarchy to order in a weekend! Melamine panels make...


How to Build an Entryway Coat Rack and Storage Bench

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If your entryway is littered with shoes and jackets, purses...


How to Build a Wall-to-Wall Closet with Doors

Steal a few feet from the end of your bedroom and add a wall-to-wall closet with doors. Here are the...


12 Heavy-Duty Garage Storage Racks

Getting your garage organized doesn't need to be difficult. There are plenty of products on the market to help you...


11 Walk-In Closets to Die For

Who wouldn't want customized closet shelving, space for all of your shoes and boots, plus the added convenience of a...


Clothes Dryer Repair Guide

You can solve most problems yourself—no experience necessary!