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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.

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.


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.


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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.


How to Install a Load-Bearing Beam

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

Trending Living Room Curtain Ideas

Curtains are the jewelry of your windows. They say so much about your personality and they enhance the aesthetic of...


10 New Trends in Wood Trim

Is the trim in your living room looking a bit drab? Maybe your exterior trim needs a fresh coat of...

How to Install a Chair Rail

Learn how to install chair rail molding that will take your home from ordinary to elegant in one weekend.


Decorating Ideas: Wall Panels

Panel a wall in one weekend for less than $100


9 Ideas for a Textured Accent Wall

An accent wall is a great way to update a room, whether it's used in the living room, a bedroom...


Reader Project: DIY Faux Stone Accent Wall

Reader Chris Galiyas, an elementary art teacher in West Mifflin, PA, created this faux stone accent wall in his living...

Pipe Insulation for Baby-Proofing

To avoid any injuries when my granddaughter visits our house, I added some foam pipe insulation around dangerous edges in...


Reader Project: Magnificent Moldings Added to Living Room

Several years ago, Lou Minna and his wife bought a new house—nice enough, but “kind of plain and cold.” Ever since then, Lou