Paint like the pros with the industry’s top tips, techniques and insights from our experts at Family Handyman.
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 it last?
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 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...
How to Become a House Painter
People who learn how to become a house painter share a common endpoint: entrance into a rewarding, high-demand career.
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.