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No Job Is too Tough for Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap

A fiercely degreasing hand soap that's still gentle on your skin?  Give this Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap a try.

The 6 Best Wipe-On Wood Finishes

The ease of application and breathtaking results make wipe-on wood finishes beloved by pro and beginner woodworkers alike. These are...


How to Install Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Upgrade your kitchen cabinets with crown molding. We'll show you how.


How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.


How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.

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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....


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers

How to DIY Laundry Shelves

Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


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.


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...


How to Build a DIY Nightstand

Learn how to build your own custom nightstand using minimal tools and moderate woodworking skills.

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...


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Simple Workbench Plans

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With this workbench plan even a beginner can build a...


How to Increase Storage Space In Your Bathroom

Turn unused bathroom space into a hidden yet functional cabinet. 


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How to Build a Mechanized Storage Lift In Your Garage

A high shelf that automatically lowers with the push of a button.


12 Useful Home Depot Shopping Tips

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...


How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines

Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters


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Pro-Recommended Painting Products

We're always on the lookout for stuff to help us do our painting jobs better and faster. We scour the...


Leaning Tower of Shelves

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This stylish but sturdy leaning ladder shelf unit will neatly...


Easy Garage Storage Solutions

4 quick and simple DIY storage projects


10 Ways to Repurpose Repurposing Projects That Aren’t Trendy Anymore

Tired of your mason jar lanterns or ladder shelves? With our tongue firmly planted in our cheek, we came up...


Convertible Miter Saw Station Plans

A huge work surface when you need it, compact storage when you don't


Modular Workbench

Five foldout features make this bench a perfect project for even small shop spaces.

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Easy Weekend Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home

Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...


Circular Saw Tips and Techniques

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


12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...


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...


How to Drill a Hole in Tile

Mounting towel bars, shower doors and other bathroom accessories often require drilling holes in tile. We show you how with...


How to Make Edge Joints With a Router

Cut sharp, tight-fitting edges every time