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 Build a DIY Infrared Sauna
Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.
How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets
Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.
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.
How to Assemble RTA Cabinets
Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.
5 Lessons We Learned While Building a Deck
When you build a deck from the ground up, you're going to learn some things. Here are some of the...
Building a Deck: What’s Involved
A quality deck starts with a sturdy, well-built frame. These are some of the key things to keep in mind...
Tips for Saving Money by DIYing Trim
Save hundreds by making your own DIY trim. Here's how to do it.
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
9 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...
4 Proven Methods for Creating Wood Joints
Make strong, long-lasting joints without needing years of woodworking expertise or a big budget.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
Trim Carpentry Tips
Trimming is detailed work that requires patience, skill and just a little bit of a perfectionism. Here are some great...
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...
Best Practices for Trim Removal
There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to...
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips
Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.
10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier
Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.
Family Handyman’s Vintage Handy Hints from the ’80s
In celebration of Family Handyman's 70th Anniversary, we're taking a scroll through the archives and sharing some of the hints,...
How to Build a Dynamic Accent Wall
Turn a blank wall into a showpiece that transforms the entire room!
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
How to Install Baseboard Molding, Even on Crooked Walls
Wall molding: Install great-looking baseboards on any problem wall.
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...
DIY Treehouse Ideas and Helpful Building Tips
Advice and tips for building, attaching and furnishing your home in the treetops. Learn how to build a treehouse from...
8 Carpentry Tips and Advice From Actual Professionals
We asked carpentry pros who have spent years sawing through 2x4's and pounding nails to pass along some of the...
13 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
Professional Tips for Efficient and Pain-Free Cabinet Installation
Even the most experienced cabinet installers might learn a thing or two from this list of tips and tricks.
The Best Carpentry Tips and Advice
We asked carpentry pros who have spent years pounding thousands of nails to pass along some of the best of...