Rewiring a House: How To Hire a Pro
Rewiring a house is a major undertaking. An electrical inspector offers tips on hiring the right pro for the job.
How To Wire a Four-Way Switch
Did you know slips, trips and falls are some of the most common home safety hazards? Say goodbye to stubbed...
How to Build a DIY Infrared Sauna
Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.
Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts
Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.
12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...
Electrical Code Requirements for Islands and Peninsulas
If the title of this topic has you daydreaming about a tropical island or peninsula somewhere in the Caribbean Sea,...
Understanding Electrical Wire Color Codes
Ready to cross that electrical project off your to-do list? Understand wiring color codes so you can finish the job...
Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1987: Landline Phone Installation
The first issue of Family Handyman was published in 1951, so this year marks our 70th anniversary. To celebrate we're...
Should You Do Your Own Electrical Work?
Handy homeowners do electrical work all the time. With the right tools and knowledge, you can increase your skills safely...
13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
Dealing With Electrical Wires That Are Too Short
When working with electrical, you will run into a situation where someone didn’t leave enough slack inside the electrical box.
We Tried It: Kasa Smart Light Switches
Looking to add smart home functionality without breaking the bank? The Kasa Smart Switch is a brilliant solution.