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What to Know About Building a House
There are different phases to building a house: planning, design, the actual build itself, as well as décor — all of which need to work within your budget. Our checklist helps move you in the right direction.
Tips for Working with Contractors on Your Home
Working with contractors can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Here are some tips on how to make the...
Pros and Cons of Attic Insulation Types
What’s the best attic insulation? That depends on your definition of “best”. An expert home inspector goes through which attic...
Most Common Homeowners Insurance Claims
Break-ins and theft account for six percent of insurance claims for Travelers Insurance. Find out the most common homeowners insurance...
Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?
Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home
These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.
13 DIY Home Improvements You May Not Know You Need a Permit For
If you're getting ready to start a DIY project, then chances are you've been going through a mental or physical...
10 Important Things to Consider when Buying a House
Buying a house is a big decision. Have you considered these items?
4 Types of Wood Joints Every Woodworker Should Know
Make strong, long-lasting joints without years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
24 Acronyms and Abbreviations DIYers Need to Know
Do you know what these common acronyms and abbreviations mean? If not, study up before your next home improvement project!
Innovations for Life
Family Handyman’s innovative homeLAB is an urban testing ground where editors test the latest products and share with readers how...
20 Reasons Why It Might Be Time for You to Move
There's no decision quite like the choice to move to a different home, whether you're staying in the same area...
80 Hacks for Repurposing Random Old Household Items
Old milk jugs and pool noodles are standard materials for repurposing, but check out what you can do with items...
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.
7 Tool and Gear Storage Tips for Your Workshop
7 inventive ways to organize your work space and the tools that threaten to clutter it
5 Tips For Managing Client Expectations
Acquiring new clients is challenging. Try turning existing clients into repeat clients by managing their project expectations.
47 Handy Hints for Your Workshop
From tool hacks to genius storage ideas, these handy hints will help you save money, complete projects more efficiently, and...
20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple
Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...
Tips for Staying Safe On the Job
These safety tips will make sure that you get home every night safe and sound and with all ten fingers.
5 Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Flooring Tools
Protect the integrity of your work by regularly maintaining your flooring tools.
Pro Tips For Easier Fastening
You can fasten almost anything with precision and confidence using these pro tips. Read on for a career's worth of...
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
5 Essential Tips for Pro Carpenters
Five game-changing pro tips for carpenters who want to up their game and get more efficient on the jobsite.