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Why Smart Homes May Be Getting a Lot Smarter in 2022

"Smart" devices can often seem more frustrating than revolutionary, but a new technology could soon change that.

3 Reasons For The Global Computer Chip Shortage

The current computer chip shortage is complicating manufacturing at a global level. Here's how we got here.


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Family Handyman Approved: Genie Wall Mount Garage Door Opener

This wall-mounted garage door opener provides great functionality without sacrificing style.


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Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?

Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...


Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Although relatively similar, there are some key differences between the Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot that might influence your...

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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.


11 Hidden Reasons Your Internet Is So Slow

If your video is lagging and downloads are taking forever, don’t bang your head on your keyboard. Try these fixes...

Alternative TV Services Your Cable Company Doesn’t Want You to Know About

With streaming services and other alternative technologies, many viewers are ditching cable. These products will help you cut the cord...


11 Voice Assistant Smart Home Products to Revolutionize Your Home

Gone are the days when you needed to press a button to control your environment. Now, you can control a...


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15 Cool Tech Gadgets That Turn Your Home into a Smart House

We've culled the new crop of high-tech gadgets that promise to change your life and we found some products that...


STUDY: Do People Actually Want ‘Trendy’ Products in Their Homes?

There are tons of options for homebuilding products with trendy features like smart technology. But do people actually want them...

Kitchen Countertop Outlets 

How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the answer.


How to Install a Touchless Faucet

Faucet installation made easy.


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Prime Day Products Perfect for Any Construction Pro

Amazon Prime Day typically has fantastic deals on tools and gear for pros. And even though this year's event got...


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Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’

The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...


Receptacle Outlet Code Requirements

What types of receptacle outlets are required by the code?

9 Simple Tips for a Faster Wi-Fi Network

Spinning pinwheels and slow status bars got you down? Keeping current with the latest technology is usually the fix, but...


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Best Durable Laptops for Construction Pros

Most laptops these days are ultralight and ultra fragile, so you don't want them on the jobsite. Not these. These...