Tools, Gear and Equipment

The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.

View More in:

Add Filter

The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.

What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


7 Genius Tips and Tricks for Working With Extension Cords

You can't get much done on a jobsite without extension cords. These field-tested tips for storing and using those cords...


8 Things Professional Housecleaners Do in their Homes Every Day

Ever wonder how some people never have mountainous piles of dishes in the sink, grime on the fridge handles or...

Tout icon

14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

A handy guide to laying and setting mosaic tile from one of our most trusted tile experts. Plus, a quick...

Build Your Own Melamine Closet Organizer

From anarchy to order in a weekend! Melamine panels make it easy. Build your own white closet organization system with...


Circular Saw Tips and Techniques

Brush up on the basics with this collection of circular saw do's and don'ts


Sharpen and Use a Cabinet Scraper

Once you try a cabinet scraper to smooth flat surfaces or curved sculpted forms, you’ll want to use it on...


Installing Large Garage Cabinets

With this 2x2 frame and panel system, you can add 80-plus cubic feet of storage in an afternoon

Install Mosaic Tile

In some ways, setting mosaic tile is just like setting any other tile. But because the individual tiles are small...