The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new 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....
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Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill.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...
Easy-to-Read Circuit Breakers
You won't regret marking up your circuit breaker in the case of an emergency.
Best Off-Grid Power Systems for Your Cabin
If you're contemplating off-grid power for your cabin or summer house, start here to learn the differences between solar, wind...
How to Install Low-Profile LED Lights in Your Kitchen
Transform your kitchen into a place you’ll love to be with this innovative lighting project.
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 Electrical Wire Colors and What They Actually Mean
Need to do some electrical work, but don't know what those wire colors mean? Here's what you need to know...
8 Best Home Security Lights
Don't be left in the dark! You'll know exactly what's going on around your home when you invest in top-rated...
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 Put Lights On a Christmas Tree
Believe it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to string Christmas lights.
Homeowners’ Guide to Outdoor Christmas Lights
This year, elevate your house to "oooh and ahhh" status with the best outdoor Christmas lights.
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...
How to Make Safe Wire Connections
With the right wire nut connectors and terminals, it's fairly easy to make safe, strong electrical connections
Installing a Single-Pole Smart Light Switch
Make your regular light switch smart in five easy steps!
Deals We Love: Smart Home Devices
Controlling entry into your home and lighting from anywhere provides convenience and peace of mind.
Deals We Love: Flashlights and Lanterns
A flash sale offering great lighting options at deep discounts.