Walls

Nothing makes the space you live in feel more like home than renovating walls. Here, you’ll find essential decor, design and painting to inspire all your wall projects.

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    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 big changes to your home.

    17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard

    Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...


    12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately

    Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.


    The Difference Between Open-Cell and Closed-Cell Spray Foam

    Not sure which spray foam is the right fit? This should help!


    Kids Room Ideas That’ll Give You Instant Inspiration!

    Before your kiddo takes over decorating their room and adorns their walls with the latest posters from Teen Beat magazine...

    15 Weird Objects Our Readers Found Lurking Behind Their Walls

    From old newsprint to weapons to mummified animals, we asked our readers to show us treasures they found behind the...


    How to Paint a Room

    Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.

    6 Home Problems Inspectors Hate to See

    Reuben Saltzman, president of Structure Tech in Minnesota, identifies potential home problems and what to do about them.


    12 Silent Killers in Your Home

    Your home should be a sanctuary, guarding against all the dangers and uncertainties of the world outside its walls... or...


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    We Tried Benjamin Moore’s 2021 Paint Color of the Year

    Aegean Teal caught the attention of our team here at Family Handyman. Here's why we love it.


    Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

    Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.

    Family Handyman Vintage Project from 1983: How to Hang Wallpaper

    Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through step-by-step projects. To celebrate our 70th anniversary,...


    How to Install Baseboard Molding, Even on Crooked Walls

    Wall molding: Install great-looking baseboards on any problem wall.


    6 Ways to Hang a Poster Without Damaging the Wall

    Decorate your space while leaving hole-free walls.


    How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam

    Replace a load bearing wall with a microlam beam to create a bigger room.


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    How to Finish, Frame, and Insulate a Basement

    With special framing and insulating techniques, your basement can be as comfortable as any other room in your home. Find...

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    29 Painting Tool Hacks To Get Your Projects Rolling

    Whether you’re changing the color of your walls, polishing jewelry or ripping a long board, these painting tool hacks will...


    How to Use Paint Primer to Tackle the Toughest Problems

    From stink and stains to less-than-perfect walls


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    How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

    Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.


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    How to Remove Wallpaper

    It's an ugly job. We can't make it pretty, but we can make it easier. Learn how to remove wallpaper


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    How to Skim-Coat Walls

    A new approach for smoothing rough walls that's easy to master


    45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

    Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


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    100 Incredible Projects By DIYers Like You

    From unique accent walls to crazy automotive creations, these real-life projects are as interesting and inspiring as the DIYers who...


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    How to Build a Kids Climbing Wall

    Kids got you climbing the walls? Get them climbing this wall! Cure your family's cabin fever with this easy-to-build climbing...

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    Gray or Passé: The End of a Popular Paint Trend?

    Gray has long been the go-to neutral for stylish interior palettes and staging success. So we asked the experts: Is...


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    What to Know About Wall Studs

    Wall studs are vertical pieces of wood or metal that help form the framework of a stud wall. New to...


    How to Fix a Seized Engine

    Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.


    10 Home Design Trends That Will Take Over in 2020

    A new decade calls for big, bold changes in interior design. Here's what to expect.


    4 Weekend Kitchen Upgrades

    Do you want a kitchen refresh? A brighter, more user-friendly kitchen is just four weekends away.


    10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

    Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.