Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces
Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...
5 Things You Need to Know Before Building Stairs
Learn the ins and outs of building stairs before you jump into a project on your own.
10 Basement Remodel Ideas
On the hunt for basement remodel ideas? Get your wheels turning with these stunning spaces that are anything but an...
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
8 Best Storage Totes and Containers for Your Basement
Maximize basement space and bring order to your belongings with the best storage totes and bins for basement organization.
10 Best Basement Paint Colors
Turn your basement into a cozy retreat with these fresh and inviting paint color ideas.
A Pro Carpenter’s Guide to Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
How to Plumb a Basement Bathroom
Roughing-in the plumbing for a basement bathroom is a big job, but the savings are huge.
How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend
Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.
Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement
Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept. Why were they necessary in the first place?
10 Tips for Dealing With Water Damage, Mold and Mildew
We'll walk you through how to prevent mold after water damage.
12 Amazing Hardware Storage Containers for Your Workshop
Getting organized in the new year is a goal for many, but it can be overwhelming if you don't know...
How to Install Surface-Mounted Wiring and Conduit
With metal conduit, you can run power almost anywhere. We'll show you how to do it safely and easily.
How to Install Basement Windows and Satisfy Egress Codes
How to saw the hole, frame the opening and set a basement egress window
How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen
Add dramatic under cabinet lighting in a weekend without tearing up your walls to install the wiring.
How to Estimate a Concrete Order
Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...
How to Fix Spalling Concrete
What is concrete spalling and how do you fix concrete spalling? Don't replace your driveway, patio or basement floor—just resurface...