Smart Homeowner projects
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…
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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.
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…
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: 16 Things to Do Every Year
Feel that nip in the air? Fall has arrived! Here’s how to get your home and yard ready for winter before it’s too late.
14 Cleaning Tips Every Dog or Cat Owner Should Know
These tips for pet owners offer practical solutions for everything from cleaning up fur to keeping pets off the furniture.
Winter Preparedness: Handy Household Tips for Weathering the Winter
With a bit of planning and preparation ahead of winter’s fury, you’ll be safer, warmer and downright cozier!
How and Where to Install a Carbon Monoxide Detector
Installing a carbon monoxide detector isn’t as easy as just attaching it to the wall. Pay special attention to locations and living…