Remodeling

Remodeling can be a stressful endeavor, whether it’s a DIY job or you hire a professional. When done right, the payoff can be enormous. Check out how to have a SUCCESSFUL remodel with our expert tips.

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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.

    50 Monumental Mistakes These Homeowners Made

    Your newfound free time presents a perfect time to tackle some DIY projects. Just don't make the mistakes and take...


    10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

    These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


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    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.


    The All-Time Most Useful Hand Tools for Demolition

    If you're getting ready to do some remodeling or start work on an addition, you'll likely need some demolition tools....

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    Home Improvement Spending Expected to Surge

    A recent Harvard study brings good news for contractors: Business will be booming again in 2021. Here's why.


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    Which Home Improvement Projects Are Most Popular in 2021?

    Good news, contractors: Home improvement spending is expected to rise in 2021, and the majority of home owners are planning...

    Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best

    Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...


    100 Home Repairs You Don’t Need to Call a Pro For

    You may think some home repairs are out of your league, but even beginner DIYers can handle many of these...


    10 Expenses Homeowners Forget to Budget for When Planning an Extension

    Adding an extension isn't cheap, and many homeowners forget to account for these costs when budgeting.


    19 Home Improvement Myths Busted

    Homes are meant to be lived in, worked on, and improved. But before you make a major investment in a...

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    13 Kitchen Trends on the Way Out

    Your kitchen is the heart of your home, so you want it to be a comfortable and welcoming place to...


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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.


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    22 Projects That Will Actually Hurt Your Home’s Resale Value

    While some projects instantly increase resale value, others can cost you in the long run. Check out these projects that...


    10 DIY Projects To Make Work-From-Home Life Easier

    Don't be stuck with a lousy workspace. These 10 DIY projects will make your work-from-home experience MUCH easier.


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    What NOT to Do During a Garage Remodel

    Whether you're DIYing or hiring a contractor, don't make these common mistakes during your garage remodel.

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    9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes

    Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...


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    How DIY Projects Are Helping People Through the Pandemic

    The skills DIYers are using and learning during the pandemic come with benefits far greater than that heady feeling following...


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    Top 100 Tips For Buying a House

    The process of buying a house can be hard to navigate, but these essential tips will help you make the...


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    Vintage Family Handyman Feature from 1986: New Building Techniques for Remodelers

    To celebrate Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're sharing some of our favorite articles from the past. Check out these home-building...


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    Novice DIYer Wraps Up Solo Kitchen Remodel After Five Years

    Brittany Joyner believes the key to DIY success is focusing on the potential of your idea rather than the mistakes...


    31 Home Improvements That Will Double the Value of Your Home

    From big to small, we have home improvements that add up to a huge boost in the value of your...


    11 Female DIYers Who Are Changing the Game

    Women have carved out a powerful space for themselves in DIY. Find out more about just a few of our...


    11 Things Most People Forget When Viewing a Home for Sale

    You're on the hunt for your next home. You know what you're looking for—a large kitchen, a modern bathroom and...

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    14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You

    The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


    15 Home Trends to Avoid at All Costs

    Keep your home looking modern by avoiding these outdated home trends.


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    Best Online Remodeling Estimators

    There are some excellent free tools out there to help you with your DIY or contractor remodeling project. Get the...


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    Sell or Salvage: Is Home Renovation Worth the Hassle?

    Knowing when to remodel or move comes down to how long you want to stay in your home and how...


    How to Protect a House During a Remodel

    It's important during any remodeling project to safeguard the unaffected parts of the house from damage and filth. Here are...


    20 Tips and Tools That Make House Demolition Simple

    Demolition shouldn't be a haphazard job, especially for the professionals. These tips and tools will make your residential remodeling and...