Which Direction Should My Ceiling Fan Spin?
Help your home stay cool in summer or warm in winter just by flipping a switch.
8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat
Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help...
13 ‘Cutting Edge’ Table Saw Tips
Straight from top pro woodworkers—ultra-clever tips for getting the most from your table saw.
Patch a Water-Stained Ceiling or Textured Ceiling
Repair sprayed ceilings with aerosol spray texture patch.
11 Tips on How to Remove a Popcorn Ceiling Faster and Easier
Popcorn ceilings were all the rage back in the '60s and '70s. Applying the texture to drywall and plaster ceilings...
Why Remove Popcorn Ceiling When You Can Cover It With Drywall
The perfect solution for an ugly ceiling
What to Do When Your Ceiling Has Water Damage
There are few feelings worse than being confronted with water damage. If you have a ceiling that's water stained, peeling...
How to Install a Tongue and Groove Ceiling
Installing tongue-and-groove (aka T&G) boards is a fast, inexpensive way to panel any ceiling or wall. You can install T&G...
Our 10 Favorite Fresh-Look Ceiling Fans
There's the standard ceiling fan, and then there are these beautiful, bold and unique options. Which one is right for...
14 Ways to Cover a Hideous Ceiling
There are many ways to cover an unsightly ceiling, whether it's genuinely ugly or you just want a change. Some...
How to Fix a Wobbly Ceiling Fan: Ceiling Fan Repair
Repair your wobbly ceiling fan so that it works like new
How to Handle Full-Span Ceiling Truss Problems
What to do if you see signs of truss lift. Look for signs of seasonal movement first.
Drop Ceiling Installation Tips: How to Install Drop Ceiling Tiles
A veteran drop ceiling installer shares his secrets for installing drop ceiling tiles yourself.
With Ceiling Fans, You Get What You Pay For
If you’ve ever shopped for ceiling fans, you've probably been struck by the huge price variations. Fans with the same...
The Best Tools for Popcorn Ceiling Removal
Popcorn ceiling removal is fairly easy, but it does require specific tools. Here's what you need.
How to Install a Ceiling Fan Mounting Bracket
The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Gary Wentz, will show you how to remove an old light and install a ceiling...
Home Inspector Nightmares: Vol. 8
In this installment of home inspector nightmares, you’ll be amazed by how much ceiling fan blades can droop. Plus, as...