How to Install an Egress Window
Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.
How to Build Faux Basement Windows That Provide Real Light
This project uses a slim LED light panel mounted in a simple frame to give you light and the illusion...
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.
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...
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.
Tips for Saving Money by DIYing Trim
Save hundreds by making your own DIY trim. Here's how to do it.
Best Kit Homes for 2023
Kit homes can be a cost-effective way to build your perfect retreat, but be aware: Some assembly is required.
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...
10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250
A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...
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.
Interior Trim Work Basics
All the trim basics from start to finish, plus a clever way to get those miters tight
A Step-by-Step Guide to Fireplace Refacing
From dull and dated to modern masterpiece in one weekend.
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 Cope Joints for Wood Corner Trim
Professional techniques for coping perfect molding and trim joints.
How to Install Baseboard Molding, Even on Crooked Walls
Wall molding: Install great-looking baseboards on any problem wall.