DIY Advice projects
Apply Wall Texture Yourself and Save Big Bucks
Pros charge a bundle to apply wall texture.
Stone Inlay Concrete Bench
Quikrete’s 5000 concrete mix is a great formula for building your own backyard bench.
Do it right. Do it yourself.
The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.
Comfortable, Rugged Workwear
As my family’s go-to handyman, I’m constantly carrying tools in my pockets, working on my knees, crawling under sinks and climbing ladders.
No More Lighting Up Vacant Rooms
I love having my grandkids sleep over on weekends, but one thing drives me crazy—they never turn off the lights when they leave a room.
Need New Windows?
New windows in a home are always a welcome feature. You already know why you need them—that’s probably why this article caught your eye.
WD-40 EZ-REACH™ Can Handle Any Job
I’ve used the original WD-40 product for decades as a multi-use lubricant around the house and garage.
Propane Delivers Warmth and Savings
Propane-powered appliances provide more warmth and faster hot-water recovery rates, and they pay back your investment in a shorter period of…
Preventive Pipe Maintenance Beats Clog-Busting
The first rule of homeownership is to do routine maintenance on a scheduled basis to prevent small problems from snowballing into costly and…
A Drier Basement with DRYLOK EXTREME
Before this spring, the last time I’d used a DRYLOK product was about five years ago, when I used the Masonry Waterproofer to coat the block…
Compressor Defender™ by Intermatic®
In 2015, lightning struck a tree in my daughter’s neighborhood. The surge damaged several electronic devices. The cost to replace the Internet…
New Spray Lubricant Straw Bends and Twists to Reach into Tight Places
Toward the end of winter, the doors on my minivan get harder and harder to open. In years past, I’ve had to spray the track rollers every spring…