How to Add a Covered Entryway to Your Home
Take your home's basic facade to the next level. Add a roof over the entryway.
What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build
Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...
How to DIY Laundry Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
What to Know About Building a Cabin or Second House
Here's a guide that offers helpful information and important considerations on building your dream vacation home.
What to Know About Building a House
There are different phases to building a house: planning, design, the actual build itself, as well as décor — all...
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
15 Easy Ways to Get That Modern House Feel
Have a traditional home but love modern? No problem! There are plenty of options for creating that modern house vibe...
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value
These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...
10 Ways to Make Your Home More Handicap Accessible
More than 56 million people in the U.S. have some type of physical disability, according to the 2010 census. Whether...
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...
15 Home Renovations You Can Do Right Now
Not all renovations need to be huge or costly. Here are 15 home renovations, that you can complete right now,...
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...
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 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...
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...
How to Remove a Wall and Other Demolition Tips
Remodeling usually requires at least a little demolition. Sometimes you have to remove a wall before you can build one....
Can I Remove This Wall? Removing a Load-Bearing Beam
Almost any wall can be removed-it's a matter of how much you're willing to spend
How to Clean Granite Countertops
You spent a lot of money on your kitchen remodel and now you want to take care of it. So,...
How to Choose and Use Painter’s Tape
Apply painter's tape faster and more effectively so you can start painting sooner and make fewer mistakes.
How to Install Kitchen Cabinets
With these basic techniques, you can learn how to install kitchen cabinets straight, solid and true
How to Get Rid of Old Appliances
Do you have old appliances to get rid of because of an upgrade or remodel? Make sure you dispose of...
How to Texture a Ceiling and Walls: Apply Knockdown
Spray ceiling texture to add visual interest and hide imperfections. Keep reading to learn how to texture a ceiling and...
How to Remodel a Small Bathroom
Update your bathroom with a new wall-hung sink, hidden-tank toilet and glass block window.
Elegant Small Bathroom
Beautify a small bathroom with a wall-mount faucet, vessel sink and console table.