Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.
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....
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home
These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.
Severe Weather Guide: Emergency Power Generators
It just takes one downed power pole to interrupt the fragile chain of electricity connecting your house to the power...
10 Products You Can Buy at Home Centers That Actually Violate Building Code
As a DIYer, you need to know which products meet building code and which ones will fail an inspection. These...
Homeowners’ Guide to Outdoor Christmas Lights
This year, elevate your house to "oooh and ahhh" status with the best outdoor Christmas lights.
Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...
Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets
Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.
7 Simple Tricks to Keep Your House Warm All Winter Long
With drafty doors, windows and poorly insulated rooms, the cold can be inevitable. So what’s a homeowner to do?
Expert Tips for an Easy Faucet Installation
We caught up with Joe Barnes, a second-generation master plumber with more than 30 years of experience, to tackle...
Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement
Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept. Why were they necessary in the first place?
How to Replace a Light Fixture
Replace a light fixture without the hassle with these electrical tips from veteran pros.
Save Money by Insulating Crawl Space Ducts
Special duct wrap insulation keeps ducts dry and mold-free
30 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Add to Your Checklist
Start thinking of spring cleaning as the calendar turns a page. Develop a plan with these tips on what to...
How to Double the Life of Your Furnace
Follow these tips and you can actually keep your furnace going for twice as long!
Toilet Shopping Tips
Want to buy a new toilet? There are an array of options. We offer these tips for the next time...