Smart Homeowner projects
How to Hire a Contractor
Questions to ask so you get your money’s worth when you hire a contractor.
11 Essentials for Your Spring Maintenance Checklist
These jobs are best done during warm months, so make them part of your regular spring home maintenance routine.
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.
New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home
Easy tasks that will make you happier, healthier and even wealthier!
Failsafe ways to dispose of old batteries. Tape exposed contacts to prevent discharge or recycle them.
How to Use Insulated Can Lights in Ceilings
Use airtight recessed lights in a cathedral ceiling to prevent heat loss, moisture problems and roof rot. The fixtures are inexpensive.
Secret Hiding Places In Your Home
15 secret hiding places you already have in and around your home.15 secret hiding places you already have in and around your home.
50 Tiny Homes Dressed up for the Holidays
Check out 50 of the cutest tiny homes dressed up for the holidays.
25 Homes that are Hiding Secrets
Every home has a unique feature but these homes have something extra special. Can you guess what secrets these homes are hiding?
75 Space Saving and Cleaning Tips to Make Life Easier
Check out some space saving and cleaning tips to make life easier.
Goodbye Door Dings!
I cut the pool noodle in half, the long way, with a utility knife and fit it onto the studs in my garage.
20 Home Hacks: Hangers, Rubber Bands and Cardboard Tubes
Check out these 20 brilliant ways to use hangers, rubber bands and cardboard tubes around your home.