Smart Homeowner projects
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.
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.
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.
15 Must-Have Additions for a Homeowner Tool Kit
Is your homeowner tool kit up to the task? There are many inexpensive--$10 or less—tools that should be must-have additions to your toolbox.…
32 Handy Hints for Frugal Homeowners
Some may think these handy hints are a bit extreme (or even bordering on hoarder territory), but if you’re a frugal homeowner, we bet you’ll…
10 Ways to Take Advantage of New Technology in Your Old House
Utilize new technology to upgrade and improve your older home while keeping all of the charm, tradition and coziness intact.
11 Easy Home Repairs That Save Big Money
If you like saving money, being a DIYer is a good place to start. Check out these 11 home repairs that you can easily do yourself.
Easy DIY Upgrades to Make a House Look Expensive
With a little thought and hard work, you can add make your home look and feel like a luxurious residence. It’s all in the details.
How to Complete a Renovation Without Getting a Divorce
DIY renovations can put a lot of stress on a marriage. But these six tips will help you complete any renovation project while maintaining a…
14 DIY Gifts You Can Make in a Weekend
There’s nothing more satisfying than giving a gift you made yourself. Treat friends and family to one of these unique DIY gifts and…