How to Use and When to Replace Roof Tarps
Roof tarps are only temporary solutions, so make sure you install them properly and don't leave them on past their...
The Family Handyman Getaway is an ambitious project that redefines what it means to build a cabin. Our team of...
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...
Five Essential Hand Tools For Trim Carpenters (VIDEO)
Find out which five hand tools you will need while, if you want to be a trim carpenter.
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately
A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost...
How to Paint a Room
Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best
Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...
We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year
Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.
Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1986: New Building Techniques for Remodelers
To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some of our favorite articles from the past. Check out these home-building...
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
Can Homeowners Insist Contractors Wear Masks In Their Homes?
Social interaction is an essential part of most home repairs, but can be dangerous in the midst of a pandemic....
5 Insulation Mistakes to Avoid
Insulation keeps your home the temperature you want — as long as it's installed correctly. Here are five common insulation...
How To Perfect Your Window Trim Installation Process
A long-time carpenter Travis Larson explains how he installs window trim. Check out these simple step-by-step instructions.
How to Choose and Use Painter’s Tape
Apply painter's tape faster and more effectively so you can start painting sooner and make fewer mistakes.
5 Projects to Get You Over Your Fear of DIY Home Improvement
Got some big ideas for home improvement but don't know where to start? Check out these projects for novice DIYers.