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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 a look at 10 of their awesome indoor projects.

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9 Basement Shelving Ideas To Increase Storage Space

The basement can be a notoriously messy space. Clean up, get organized and reclaim your lower level with these creative...


How to DIY Laundry Shelves

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


Pro Tips for Basement Finishing

These are great tips on how to solve many of the problems you're likely to encounter when working on your...


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How to Upgrade Your Shower in a Weekend

Get an impressive shower upgrade without breaking the bank or turning your basement into a jobsite.

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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Standalone toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.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?


DIY Wooden Garage Cabinets

Inexpensive, enormous and surprisingly easy to build

Fixing a Water-Shutoff Valve Leak

Solution to a leak around the water valve shut-off handle


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How to Eliminate Basement Odor and Sewer Smells

Stop sewer gas from entering the basement.


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.


Basement Waterproofing: How to Install a Basement Drainage System

Install a sump pump as part of your basement waterproofing system.

Giant DIY Garage Cabinet

Buy This PDF & Cut List

Store tons of stuff out of sight!


Modify a Floor Drain to Prevent Flooding

This 15 minute fix can prevent an expensive mess


How to Seal Basement Water Traps With Oil

A layer of oil keeps your floor drain sealed