12 Things You Should Always Ask a Contractor Before Building a House
The idea of building a new home is exciting. However, if you don't ask your contractor the right questions prior...
The Home Depot Launches $250,000 Trade School Scholarship Program
Interested in going to school to learn a skilled trade? The Home Depot wants to help you with that.
Trade School Students Win Scholarships From The Home Depot
The Home Depot is giving a helping hand to the next generation of construction workers.
Residential Construction Employment Fully Recovers from Pandemic Losses
After a year of economic uncertainty, residential construction employment levels have climbed back to where they were pre-pandemic. But will...
10 Things To Do When You Have Contractor Problems
There's nothing quite like a home renovation that's firing on all cylinders. It's easy to get excited when your contractor...
Crucial Differences Between Licensed & Unlicensed Contractors
Choosing an unlicensed contractor comes with legal liabilities for the homeowner.
How to Paint Your Front Door
Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.
Construction Industry Still Struggling With Skilled Labor Shortage
New analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows construction firms still have trouble finding and hiring skilled laborers...
5 Highest-paying States for Painters
Take a look at these five states with the highest average professional painter salaries in the U.S.
5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades
Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...
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.
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,...
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...
Pantone Reveals the 2021 Color(s) of the Year
Pantone believes 2021 is set to be a big year — so big that Pantone thinks it deserves two Colors...
5 Tips For A Successful Interior Painting Project
A pro painter shares the five steps to a successful interior painting project.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Painter
We talked to a painting pro to learn five things that rookie painters should know before kicking off their career.
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.
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...
Tidy Tips From a Picky Painter
You can tell a good paint job because the new wall paint is only on the wall. We asked a...
Stuff We Love: Painting Tools (VIDEO)
On this week's episode of Stuff We Love, Marty Dyck showcases three products that should be on every pro painter's...
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.