Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.
How to Upgrade and Replace Lightbulbs
Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill. Here are...
20 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home Look More Expensive
Whether you're looking to fix up your home to put it on the market or just want to bring 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...
8 Best Light Therapy Lamps
Elevate your mood. Light therapy lamps help fight seasonal depression so you can thrive throughout the shorter, darker days of...
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...
Deals We Love: Smart Home Devices
Controlling entry into your home and lighting from anywhere provides convenience and peace of mind.
How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Ballast
Stop fluorescent lights from flickering and humming with a new ballast.
Why Every Workshop Needs a Quality Flashlight (And How to Choose the Right One)
Every workshop needs a flashlight for emergency lighting, precision detailing and more. Here are key features to look for when...
8 Best Outdoor Flood Lights
A well-lit home is not only more secure, it's got great curb appeal! Here are the best outdoor flood lights...
What to Know About Fluorescent Lighting
Wondering about fluorescent light? Learn the pros and cons of this type of lighting, along with the three main types...
Deals We Love: Rechargeable Flashlights
Two game-changing light throwers from U.S.-based manufacturer, Olight.
New Countertop Appliance Claims to Kill Coronavirus on Household Items
Luma and Luma Pro aim to deliver 99.9 percent effectiveness in killing germs, bacteria and viruses — including the coronavirus.
Deals We Love: Exterior Security
Shorter days and longer nights mean outdoor lighting is a hot commodity right now.
Installing Recessed Lighting for Dramatic Effect
Installing recessed lighting, even in the toughest situation—by fishing wires.
How to Build a Soffit Box with Recessed Lighting
Add interest to a bedroom or kitchen by building a soffit with drywall, wood trim and rope lights.
How to Find the Correct Motion-Activated Switch for Fluorescent Lights
Use switches rated for electronic ballasts with most newer fluorescent lights
Tips for Replacing Fluorescent Bulbs
They may look burned out, but don't get rid of them until the light goes bad