Become a more well-rounded professional with these insights into life as a pro in the trades.
Harbor Freight ‘Good, Better, Best’ Tools Review
We reviewed these Harbor Freight tools through their paces and discovered we like them all. Read on for the details.
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
How to Paint Your Front Door
Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
‘Shark Tank’ Star and Lowes Launch Home Improvement Competition
From specially designed hauling handles to an innovative soil testing system, hundreds of small business owners competed to be featured...
Compare all the Paint Colors of the Year for 2021
Decorating your home can be transformative and inspiring. A splash of color on just one wall can uplift your mood,...
9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes
Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1988: How to Make a Small Room Seem Larger
Family Handyman has helped DIYers improve their homes since 1951. As we celebrate our 70th anniversary, here are some vintage...
5 Best Places to Buy Paint Online
Now you can repaint your home without going to the hardware store. These retailers make buying paint online easy.
Nonprofit Helps Girls Build the World They Want to See
Girls Garage is the manifestation of Emily Pilloton's mission to 'inspire a community of fearless builder girls everywhere.'
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...
20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing
It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...