Remodelers

The fastest path to becoming an expert remodeler is learning from others. See our shared experiences on recent remodeling tips, skills and projects.

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10 Home Improvement Books You Need to Read

These 10 expert-approved picks are great for new and seasoned homeowners who are looking to avoid costly repairs or increase their home's value.

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How to Install an Egress Window

Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.


The Eleven Percent: Meet Kat Christie, Residential Handyperson

Pro Handyperson Kat Christie talks about the joy of breathing new life into old things and how women are changing...


Remodel Your Kitchen with a Custom Range Hood Kit That’s Easy to DIY

If you're looking for a creative focal point in your upcoming kitchen remodel, try building your own range hood with...


The Headlamp I Never Knew I Needed

This top-notch Fenix HM65r headlamp showed me the light when I thought my old headlamp was fine.

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Stay Shady with This Family Handyman Approved Sun Shirt

Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.


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Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...

STUDY: Homeowner’s Remodeling Plans Undeterred By Inflation and Shortages

Inflation is cranking up costs and material shortages are delaying projects, but that's not stopping homeowners.


How Much Does It Cost To Restore an Historic Home?

From HVAC to insurance, our experts discuss some of the common cost pitfalls of restoring old and historic homes.


Old Homes: What’s Worth Restoring?

From plaster to HVAC, here's advice from our experts on how to decide what's worth restoring in your old or...


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The Best Portable Air Compressors of 2023

Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.

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DeWalt DWE7491RS 10-Inch Jobsite Table Saw Review (We Approve!)

DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.


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Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw

This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.


Did You Know You Can Return Building Materials?

Clear up some clutter in your workshop and make a little money by returning those unused building materials.


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...


50 Abandoned Houses That Would Look Great Restored

If you think these abandoned houses look cool now, just imagine them restored!

How Much do Average Homeowners Know About Remodeling?

Has the overflowing pool of remodeling shows and websites made your clients more demanding or more educated?


5 Best Noise-Cancelling Headphones for Construction

Protect your hearing while you work with these noise-reducing headsets.


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...


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The Pros and Cons to Renovating an Old House

The pros and cons of renovating an old house


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Crucial Differences Between Licensed & Unlicensed Contractors

Choosing an unlicensed contractor comes with legal liabilities for the homeowner.


HGTV’s Ben and Erin Napier on the 9 Renovating Mistakes They’ll Never Make Again

The hosts of HGTV's Home Town renovated their home when they were newlyweds. Since then, they've made renovation dreams come...


20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple

Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...


Which Homeowners Hire Pros the Most?

Study: More than a third of all home improvement projects require the help of a professional remodeler.


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...

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How Contractors Can Work With Property Managers to Gain Business

Property managers who need to solve home issues for hundreds of tenants can provide contractors with an endless stream of...


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12 Useful Home Depot Shopping Tips

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


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How To Choose Kitchen Cabinet Hardware

A style and trend expert helps to simplify the head-scratching and often frustrating process of choosing kitchen cabinet hardware