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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 Demon 24-tooth circular saw blade.

 

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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...


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Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


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How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?

Of course there's no simple answer, but here are some ways to get a ballpark estimate and ideas for saving...


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9 Ideas to Remodel Your Bedroom

From a full renovation to a little redecoration, there are plenty of ways to remodel a bedroom.

3 Best Smart Toilets for the Tech-Loving Homeowner

A smart toilet could change the way you see your bathroom. Here are a few of the best options on...


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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10 Basement Remodel Ideas

On the hunt for basement remodel ideas? Get your wheels turning with these stunning spaces that are anything but an...


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Benefits of Using RTA Kitchen Cabinets

Trying to decide what kind of cabinets you should hang in your home? Here's a look at what makes ready-to-assemble...


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...

How to Paint Concrete Floors

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


The Pros and Cons to Renovating an Old House

The pros and cons of renovating an old house


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


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...


10 Before and After Kitchen Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend

See how simple, done-in-a-weekend projects can make an average kitchen look like a million bucks!

10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


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If You Live in an Old House, There Could Be Razor Blades in Your Walls

If your house was built before 1970, it's likely there are razor blades in your walls. Here's why.


Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best

Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...


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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9 Kitchen Trends on the Way Out

Out with the old, in with the new. Update the heart of your home wisely by noting these waning kitchen...


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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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What NOT to Do During a Bathroom Renovation

When it comes to updating your bathroom, what you don't do is just as important as what you do.


10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.

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What NOT to Do During a Garage Remodel

Whether you're DIYing or hiring a contractor, don't make these common mistakes during your garage remodel.


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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...


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Novice DIYer Wraps Up Solo Kitchen Remodel After Five Years

Brittany Joyner believes the key to DIY success is focusing on the potential of your idea rather than the mistakes...


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What to Consider Before Converting a Garage Into Living Space

Thinking about converting your garage into living space? Here's what you need to know first.


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Today’s Bathroom Tile Trends

See 10 fresh, new bathroom tile trends in these gorgeous spaces we found on Instagram.


Top 30 Mistakes DIYers Make When Remodeling a Kitchen

Get out of your own way by not falling for these kitchen remodeling mistakes.