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.

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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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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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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....

How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.


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

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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.


What You Should Do with Crowded Electrical Boxes

Double the box size without destroying the wall.


How to Install Kitchen Cabinets

With these basic techniques, you can learn how to install kitchen cabinets straight, solid and true

How to Plan Egress Windows

When fire pounces, do you have a way out?


How to Know It’s Time to Remodel

Home remodels are disruptive and costly, but if you love your home, maybe an upgrade is worth the time, money...


Remodel Your Kitchen for Maximum Storage and Light

Designed to make every inch count


Ideas for the Kitchen: Cabinet Door Inserts

Dress up your kitchen with easy-to-add door panels


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.


One Weekend Bathroom Remodel

Get a new look without busting the budget


Bathroom Makeover on a Budget

Expert tips that add up to big savings on your next bath remodel


How to Remodel Your Bathroom Without Destroying It

Add space and give your bathroom a new look with new medicine cabinets, lighting, tile and paint.


How to Plumb a Pedestal Sink

We show you every gritty step—start to finish

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Affordable Home Improvement Tips

Find big savings on those high buck remodeling projects


How to Replace a Toilet

Tips for a trouble-free, leak-free installation


Kitchen Remodeling Ideas and Tips

Playful tile and clever details make this kitchen the center of family life


How to Survive a DIY Remodel: The Ultimate Guide

Over time, many DIYers level up their skills, tackling small projects before moving on to more complicated jobs. Eventually they...


Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude


Easy-to-Build DIY Mail Organizer

Repurpose an out-of-date accordion closet door and turn it into a central command center for your home. No more piles...