12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About
See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.
What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.
10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips
Simple fixes to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less — these home repairs are quick and easy.
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...
How to Frame a Gabled Dormer
A gabled roof looks great from the outside and adds space and light inside.
14 Framing Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs
Build your walls straight, sturdy and plumb with these great tips.
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 a Bow Window
How to frame a rough window opening, install a new window, trim out the interior and exterior around a new...
Framing Basement Walls
A poor framing job can bring a whole mess of problems, so we asked a professional framing carpenter how to...
Fool-Proof Wall Framing Tips for New Construction
Learn how to frame a wall and avoid common framing errors with these pro tips on framing a wall.
7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros
Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.
How to Fill Holes in Woodwork Around Your Home
Colored putty and marking pens hide woodwork flaws quickly and easily. Here we'll show you how to fill nail holes...
How to Build Window Cornices
Custom-build your own window cornices for one-fourth the price of store-bought
How to Instantly Remove Spray Foam Mistakes
Get rid of spray foam overspray with this cheap and simple trick.
Fantastic Framing Tips the Pros Use
Here are some great framing tips that will help you build your walls straight, strong and fast.
Third-Hand Crown Molding Hanger
Mounting long pieces of molding by yourself is a lot easier with this molding hanger.
How to Frame a Window, Build Window Headers and Door Headers
These wooden “bridges” let you create lots of big openings without weakening the walls.
Reader Project: Showcase Wall
Check out reader Mike Farron’s rendition of The Family Handyman’s Showcase Wall, originally published in the December/January 2015 issue. Photos: