If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For
Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.
How to Add a Covered Entryway to Your Home
Take your home's basic facade to the next level. Add a roof over the entryway.
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...
A Full Guide to Metal Roof Installation
Learn how to get roofing layers right with these metal roofing tips.
How to Cut Metal Roofing
Metal roofing is great for longevity, looks stylish and withstands the elements. Like any material, working with metal roofing requires...
15 Silent Signs You Have a Damaged Roof
Make your roof last longer (and save yourself a ton of cash) by paying attention to these 15 indicators of...
Should I Replace My Roof? Here Are 21 Things to Consider
Knowing what to look for is the first step in determining whether it's time to replace your roof.
12 Roof Repair Tips: Find and Fix a Leaking Roof
You can stop leaks yourself-no experience necessary. We show you how to track down and fix the most common types...
Roofing Material Options: What’s New in Residential Roofing Materials
Your home's roof isn't just functional, it also adds style. From shingles and tiles to solar panels and green materials,...
10 Things Your Roofer Wants You To Know
There's more to roofing than knowing how to handle shingles and a nail gun. Homeowners: Get key insight here, direct...
How to Install and When to Replace Roof Tarps
Roof tarps are only temporary solutions, so make sure you install them properly and don't leave them on past their...
How to Prep Your Roof for the Fall
Don't wait until the first snowfall to get these tasks done! Keep that roof in tip-top shape by running through...
12 Bad Roof Maintenance Habits to Stop Doing Immediately
A healthy roof is one of the most important parts of your home. These bad roof maintenance habits could cost...
A Full Guide to Maintenance-Free Aluminum Soffit Installation
You'll never have to paint the roof overhangs again!
Winterize Your Gutters Now to Avoid Regret Down the Road
Now's the time to prepare your gutters for the winter. We'll show you our favorite (and easiest!) way to clean...
Do Light Colored Shingles Last Longer?
Opinion is mixed about color affecting shingle longevity, but unanimous about the importance of good ventilation under the shingles.
How to Fix a Roof Drip Edge
Felt over roof drip edge or drip edge over felt? Get the correct answers here.
Metal Roofing Installation: How to Install Metal Roofing Over Shingles
Metal roofing installation: What to consider when putting a steel roof over asphalt shingles.
How to Shingle a Roof
Pros and cons of two popular roofing methods for a how to shingle a roof project.
How to Frame a Gabled Dormer
A gabled roof looks great from the outside and adds space and light inside.
Does Your House Have a Mullet?
A mullet may be most commonly known as a hairstyle, but homes have adopted the look as well!
Do You Need a Gutter Cleaning Robot?
Cleaning gutters is a daunting, unpleasant, yet important, task. Have you considered having a gutter cleaning robot do this work...
The Best Way to Clean Gutters to Help Prevent Ice Dams and Other Problems
Doing your annual gutter cleaning? Here's the best way to do it—from prep work to gunk and debris removal.
What are Seamless Gutters?
Seamless gutters are just as the name says, seamless. And, unless you own the right machine, they require professional, onsite...
What is a Chimney Pot?
Although the top of the chimney isn't often on your mind as you sit in front of a fire, you...