7 Drywall Installation Mistakes You’ve Probably Made Before
This article walks you through the 'Do's and Don'ts' of drywall installation. It will help you avoid seven common mistakes people make when tackling their drywall projects. Enjoy the foibles of our enthusiastic but sadly misguided drywall installer as he shows you the right way and the wrong way to get the job done.
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Drywall Texture Types You Need to Know
If you're like most DIYers, you're probably familiar with a handful of drywall textures. But, there is a wide range...
10 Apartment Repairs and Maintenance You Can Do Yourself
Unless the lease says otherwise, landlords are responsible for repairs to rental units. Some small jobs, though, are easy enough...
Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade
If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...
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This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.
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...
Apply Wall Texture Yourself and Save Big Bucks
Choose an orange peel or knockdown-style texture that you can do yourself with this Homax product.
Metal, Wood and More: Tools and Tips for All Kinds of Cuts
These will definitely get you out of a few jams.
Estimating Software Technology
What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.
Push Sticks Prevent Impalement
You can prevent injuries (and potential impalement) when using a table saw by building a small push stick. Learn how...
How to Hang Drywall: Pro Tips for Cutting and Installing
A good framing crew makes drywall hangers whistle while they work. Follow these great hanging suggestions, and you can make...
Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints
Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints
Homebuilding Sector Drives Construction Employment Surge
Residential construction led the way to another positive month for construction employment.
How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom
Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet.
Drywall Anchors: Weight Tested
Can drywall anchors really be trusted to bear their rated weight? We conducted a HomeLAB test to find out.
13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling
Repair sprayed ceilings with aerosol spray texture patch.
Plaster and Lath Tear-Off Tips
Gary Wentz is a carpenter and the Editor-in-Chief of The Family Handyman. He claims to have torn out more than...
12 Tips on How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling
These popcorn ceiling removal tips will help you update your living space while staying safe and clean.