Working with concrete is messy and hard work. But if you do it right the results can transform your home.
How to Build a Table with a Concrete Top
The look and durability of natural stone—the cost and simplicity of concrete
Asphalt Repair and Crack Filling
Over time, every asphalt driveway develops cracks and pits. Here's how to fight back.
How to Seal an Asphalt Driveway
Seal your asphalt driveway correctly and it could last up to 30 years.
How to Replace Spalling Bricks
Freezing and thawing water in brick can cause flaking and spalling, which ruins the brick.
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend
5 Crucial Tips for Concrete Care
Here are five easy—and relatively inexpensive—ways to keep your concrete as strong as King Kong, according to Acid Magic.
A Heated Driveway: Is It Actually Worth It?
Have you considered a heated driveway? Radiant heating slabs have been around for decades and have been growing in popularity...
How to Fix Chipped Concrete Steps for Good
Assemble an L-shaped wooden form, lock it into place with bricks and fill the void with concrete repair mix.
2 Simple Steps to Protect Your Exterior Stonework
Doing this will extend the life of your exterior stone.
Make Solid Connections in Concrete
To securely mount screws, hooks or nails to a solid concrete surface, bore a hole in the wall, then...
How to Build a Post and Beam Pavilion
Does it seem like whenever you want to spend your day off outside, the weather foils your plans? Rain and...
Reader Project: Fireplace Makeover
I nearly fell over when we got the October 2015 issue of The Family Handyman—the cover photo could have been
Reader Project: Fabulous Fire Table
Making minor size adjustments to better fit his outdoor space, reader Ed Merkle built this stylish project using The Family
How to Remove Rust from Concrete
This cheap and easy method for removing rust stains on concrete comes directly from an editor's hands-on, DIY experience.