Fixing Warped Deck Joists
Warped deck joists can be a problem, whether you're building a new deck or resurfacing an old one. Joists dry...
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
‘Girls Garage’ Book Empowers Young Women to Build, Believe
Emily Pilloton wants her book, Girls Garage, to inspire generations of young women to become "fearless builder girls."
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
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...
11 Essential Tools for Carpenters
I've been a carpenter for 40-plus years, but the carpenter tools I use daily haven't changed much from day one....
What to Know About Wall Studs
Wall studs are vertical pieces of wood or metal that help form the framework of a stud wall. New to...
How to Make Your Own Adjustable DIY Desk
This customized DIY desk provides comfort whether you prefer sitting or standing.
Impact Drill: What It Is and When Do You Use it?
Impact drills, better known as impact drivers, are handheld tools designed to drive screws fast. We're here to help you...
Building the Ultimate Backyard
This Florida family had no idea how great their ultimate backyard would be once the Family Handyman editors were done.
The Easiest Carpet to Clean: Tested and Approved
Dirt clings to carpeting like nobody's business, but we've discovered a better carpet combination to keep your home clean. Plus,...
How to Drive Screws Perfectly
For such a simple task, it's surprising how many things can go wrong when you drive screws. Stripped screw heads,...
14 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...
Trim Paint Tips for Smooth, Perfect Results!
Our best tips for painting trim perfectly. You'll learn how to trim paint like an expert!
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
What to Know When Painting Bathroom Cabinets
All you need to know about painting bathroom cabinets, including tips and tricks of the trade.
How to Use a Wood Chisel
Tips for sharpening and using a chisel, one of the carpenter's basic tools.
Jigsaws: How to Use and Cut With a Jigsaw
Use a versatile jigsaw tool to cut lumber, plywood, metal and tile.