Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.
Tips and Techniques for Pouring Self-Leveling Underlayment
We’ll show you the step-by-step process to achieve a perfectly flat and level underlayment that’s smooth as glass.
Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere
The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost
Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1987: Landline Phone Installation
The first issue of Family Handyman was published in 1951, so this year marks our 70th anniversary. To celebrate we're...
How to Bury Underground Cable
We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.
How to Hide Wiring: Speaker and Low-Voltage Wire
Ways to hide speaker, telephone, thermostat and other types of low-voltage wiring
Cable and Telephone Wiring
Upgrade communications wiring and hardware for better reception with less interference.
Installing Communication Wiring
Installing Cat-5 and coaxial cable for Internet, computer, telephone and other uses.
Running Underground Cable
Run electrical cable in PVC conduit at least 12 inches deep in the ground.
Home Audio Installation: Install a Whole-House Audio System
Run wire and install speakers and distribution modules so that you can control music by remote control throughout the house.