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Whether you are planting flowers in the garden, adding a water feature to the yard or just need to mow the grass, Family Handyman covers all your outdoor needs.

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Best Garden Lights of 2021

Every outdoor space is warmer and more inviting with the right lighting. Here are our picks for the best garden lights.

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.


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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....


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9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again

Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.


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...

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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...


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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost

Homeowners’ Guide to Outdoor Christmas Lights

This year, elevate your house to "oooh and ahhh" status with the best outdoor Christmas lights.


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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...


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Deals We Love: Flashlights and Lanterns

A flash sale offering great lighting options at deep discounts.


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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...

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Deals We Love: Rechargeable Flashlights

Two game-changing light throwers from U.S.-based manufacturer, Olight.


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Homeowner’s Guide to the Best Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor lights add warmth, safety and style to your home's overall look. Learn about eight great outdoor lights to consider...


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How to Bury Underground Cable

We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.


6 Best RV Solar Panels and Kits

Silent and fume-free electric power for your RV is what solar panel kits deliver. Check out these six top models...


Shed A Little Light

Create a mini trouble light by plugging a small hooded night-light into a household extension cord.

Illuminate Your Deck With Low-Voltage Light Fixtures

Stay up late: Enjoy your deck well into the evening hours