How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
We Tried the Worx Switchdriver and It Really Is a Time-Saver
Sick of the constant switching back and forth between different bits and tips? Us, too. That's why we tried this...
How to Build a Composite Boardwalk and Accent Walls
Lead friends and family into your backyard with a beautiful, maintenance free boardwalk and accent walls that you can build...
Upgrade Your Backyard with Gabion and Stucco Walls
Give your backyard a new look with these two DIY projects.
5 Lessons We Learned While Building a Deck
When you build a deck from the ground up, you're going to learn some things. Here are some of the...
Building a Deck: What’s Involved
A quality deck starts with a sturdy, well-built frame. These are some of the key things to keep in mind...
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
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.
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...
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1982: How to Build a Weekend Retreat
Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary, here's...
Fixing Warped Deck Joists
Warped deck joists can be a problem, whether you're building a new deck or resurfacing an old one. Joists dry...
How to Build a Screened-in Porch
Add an enclosed screen porch to your house using basic framing and deck building techniques.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
How to Build a Timber Frame Garden Arbor
You can cut perfect, old-style joints with standard tools...and keep all the fasteners out of sight
Installing Large Garage Cabinets
With this 2x2 frame and panel system, you can add 80-plus cubic feet of storage in an afternoon