Best Shrubs for Fall Leaf Color
For outstanding fall color in your garden, plant a variety of shrubs that put on a showy display.
Make Your Own Built-In Bookshelves with This Easy IKEA Hack
Now you don't have to be a pro carpenter to get gorgeous shelves!
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...
10 Ground Cover Plants for Full Sun
For your sunniest expanses in the landscape, consider these low-maintenance ground cover plants to choke out competing weeds.
10 Apartment Repairs and Maintenance You Can Do Yourself
Unless the lease says otherwise, landlords are responsible for repairs to rental units. Some small jobs, though, are easy enough...
10 Dry Creek Bed Landscaping Ideas
Whether you call them dry stream, creek or river beds, these rock and boulder landscape elements divert water and look...
What Are Mortise-and-Tenon Joints Used For?
Add the ancient art of making strong, versatile mortise-and-tenon joinery to your woodworking skills.
10 Landscaping Ideas To Make Your Home Stand Out for Halloween
Transform your front yard into a spooky or cute Halloween wonderland with these unique landscaping ideas.
11 Little Free Libraries Built by Family Handyman Readers
Following up on our first Community Project, 11 readers sent us photos of their Little Free Libraries.
How to Build a DIY Infrared Sauna
Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.
Try This Hack for Building an Inexpensive Glass Panel Door
Make a glass panel door yourself without breaking the bank.
Build a Backyard Living Room with These 6 DIY Projects
Check out these projects that will turn your backyard into an inviting outdoor living space.
Upgrade Your Backyard with Gabion and Stucco Walls
Give your backyard a new look with these two DIY projects.
How to Install Cabinet Crown Molding
Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.
Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces
Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...
8 Lawn Mower Brands To Consider
Here are some of the most trusted brands of lawnmowers for DIYers, whether you have your first home with a...
5 Things You Need to Know Before Building Stairs
Learn the ins and outs of building stairs before you jump into a project on your own.
13 Before and After Backyard Makeovers You Can Do in a Weekend
Have a bland backyard and a free weekend? We'll show you how to update your outdoor space for fun and...
10 Ideas for Using Pantone’s Ultra-Violet 2018 Color of the Year in Your House
If you're looking for an inexpensive way to liven up a tired room, ultra-violet is a dramatic and complex choice....
15 Concrete Countertops We Think are Really Cool
Ditch your plan of installing marble, granite, quartz or butcher block countertops so you can reimagine your kitchen featuring the...
15 Perfect Patio Designs
From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value and comfort to your home....
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....