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Remodeling

Remodeling can be a stressful endeavor, whether it’s a DIY job or you hire a professional. When done right, the payoff can be enormous. Check out how to have a SUCCESSFUL remodel with our expert tips.

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    How to DIY Laundry Shelves

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

    Remodeling Industry Celebrates National Home Remodeling Month

    As the home improvement craze continues to sweep across the U.S., a leading industry group shares resources and tips all...


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    How to Pull Permits for a DIY Home Build

    The building permit process has a bad reputation among DIYers. Let's bust some myths and look at the truth when...


    10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

    Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...


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    What to Know About Building a Cabin or Second House

    Here's a guide that offers helpful information and important considerations on building your dream vacation home.

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    What to Know About Building a House

    There are different phases to building a house: planning, design, the actual build itself, as well as décor — all...


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    Meet the Team Behind the Getaway

    Meet our editors and creatives at Family Handyman who are part of the Getaway: a six-week cabin building project set...

    Tips for Working with Contractors on Your Home

    Working with contractors can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Here are some tips on how to make the...


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    What Happens If I Don’t Get a Permit for My Home Remodel?

    Tempted to bypass the permit process to save time, money and the hassle of dealing with city officials? Don't. It's...


    How to Paint Concrete Floors

    Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


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    What to Know About Virtual Interior Designers

    If you need a little help redecorating your home, online design companies can lend a hand — without breaking your...

    15 Easy Ways to Get That Modern House Feel

    Have a traditional home but love modern? No problem! There are plenty of options for creating that modern house vibe...


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    You Can Still Get Renovation Estimates While Sheltering in Place

    Social distancing doesn't have to stop you from hiring contractors to maintain your home, discuss future renovations or get started...


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    10 of the Toughest Home Improvement Jobs

    Some home improvement projects may look easy, but once you get going, you quickly realize things can be tougher than...


    The Pros and Cons to Renovating an Old House

    The pros and cons of renovating an old house


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    20 Home Renovations Increase Home Value Instantly

    These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...

    50 Abandoned Houses That Would Look Great Restored

    If you think these abandoned houses look cool now, just imagine them restored!


    10 Ways to Make Your Home More Handicap Accessible

    More than 56 million people in the U.S. have some type of physical disability, according to the 2010 census. Whether...


    100 Home Repairs You Don’t Need to Call a Pro For

    You may think some home repairs are out of your league, but even beginner DIYers can handle many of these...


    10 Home Projects You Should Always Hire a Pro For

    For all but the most advanced DIYers, there are some home improvement projects that just aren't worth the money, time...


    HGTV’s Ben and Erin Napier on the 9 Renovating Mistakes They’ll Never Make Again

    The hosts of HGTV's Home Town renovated their home when they were newlyweds. Since then, they've made renovation dreams come...


    15 Home Renovations You Can Do Right Now

    Not all renovations need to be huge or costly. Here are 15 home renovations, that you can complete right now,...


    5 Tips For Managing Client Expectations

    Acquiring new clients is challenging. Try turning existing clients into repeat clients by managing their project expectations.


    20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple

    Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...

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    What Does the Boost in Young Homeowners’ Remodeling Spending Mean?

    More people under 35 are buying homes, and they're starting to spend serious money on improvements.


    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...


    Never Do These 50 Things to Your Home

    Your newfound free time presents a perfect time to tackle some DIY projects. Just don't make the mistakes and take...


    10 Things to Do After Your Home Remodel

    10 Things to Do After Your Home Remodel


    10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

    These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


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    12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

    See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.