20 Common House Framing Terms You Should Know
Want to learn about house framing, but find the terminology confusing? Read this handy guide to common house framing terms.
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.
Advanced Home Framing Techniques
Check out these forward-leaning framing techniques we used for building our Getaway.
Tips for Saving Money When Framing a House
Save money up front and through the building process with these tips to frame a new house.
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...
Benefits of Using RTA Kitchen Cabinets
Trying to decide what kind of cabinets you should hang in your home? Here's a look at what makes ready-to-assemble...
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 2022
Kit homes can be a cost-effective way to build your perfect retreat, but be aware: Some assembly is required.
Lumber Prices Down Nearly 40 Percent From May Peak
The price of lumber has been dropping all throughout June. But how long will this trend last?
How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage
Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to...
When Will Wood Prices Go Down?
Lumber is currently historically expensive. But exactly how long will that be case?
OSHA Makes Key Change to COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting
OSHA is relaxing the record-keeping requirements around vaccination side effects. Here's how the rule change affects employers.
8 Bad Measuring Habits You Should Drop
Consistently making bad cuts and wasting material? A bad measuring habit may be the cause. Learn about mistakes you may...
Building Material Costs Climb to Record Highs
The cost of construction materials is up across the board, putting a unique strain on homebuilders across the country.
How to DIY Laundry Room Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
Commerce Secretary Meets With Homebuilding Officials Over Supply Chain Concerns
The U.S. Commerce Secretary met with senior homebuilding officials last week to decide how best to address the supply chain...
Department of Labor Withdraws Proposed Independent Contractor Rule
A controversial new labor rule has been withdrawn from consideration. But what comes next?
NAHB to Host Webinars on Lumber Alternatives in Home Building
Faced with an unprecedented leap in lumber prices, home builders may have to turn to alternative building methods to keep...
How Home Builders Are Working Around Record-High Lumber Prices
Rising lumber prices are forcing home builders to change the way they conduct business.
The Family Handyman Getaway Blueprint
Want to see the blueprints and sketches of our Getaway dream cabin? Explore how the Family Handyman team first envisioned...
Meet the Team Behind the Getaway
Meet our editors and creatives at Family Handyman who are part of the Getaway: a six-week cabin building project set...
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
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...
Everything to Know About Strap Hinges
If you like to see your door hardware, choose a strap hinge. With two long, narrow, exposed leaves, a strap...