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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9 Ideas to Remodel Your Bedroom

From a full renovation to a little redecoration, there are plenty of ways to remodel a bedroom.

3 Best Smart Toilets for the Tech-Loving Homeowner

A smart toilet could change the way you see your bathroom. Here are a few of the best options on...


Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


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8 Types of Air Conditioners

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...


10 Basement Remodel Ideas

On the hunt for basement remodel ideas? Get your wheels turning with these stunning spaces that are anything but an...

Home Renovation Leads to Unusual Backyard Find

You never know what you'll find tearing apart an old house.


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Benefits of Using RTA Kitchen Cabinets

Trying to decide what kind of cabinets you should hang in your home? Here's a look at what makes ready-to-assemble...

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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.


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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...


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Meet the Team Behind the Getaway

Meet our editors and creatives at Family Handyman who are part of the Getaway: a six-week cabin building project set...


How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.

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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...


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You Can Still Get Renovation Estimates While Sheltering in Place

Social distancing doesn't have to stop you from hiring contractors to maintain your home, discuss future renovations or get started...


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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...


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...


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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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.


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...


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13 Kitchen Trends on the Way Out

Out with the old, in with the new. Update the heart of your home wisely by noting these waning kitchen...


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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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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...


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...


Cheap Flooring Ideas: 10 Best Low-Cost Alternatives to Hardwood Flooring

Flooring is one expense that can eat up a large portion of a remodel budget, but you don't have to...


Creative Ways to Disguise a Range Hood Vent

Whether you're planning a full kitchen remodel or a little sprucing up, there are many ways to cover up your...


Incredible Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

What’s old is new for many of these kitchens, as historical details were preserved and highlighted during the remodels. Flip...

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12 Remodeling Ideas That Will Pay Off

Each year Remodeling Magazine produces a cost vs. value report for nationwide and regional trends. The 2017 report points to...



Ideas for the Kitchen: Cabinet Door Inserts

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


15 Remodeling Ideas that Will Pay Off in 2019

Each year Remodeling magazine produces a cost vs. value report for nationwide and regional trends. The 2018 report gives us...


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Easy Weekend Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home

Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...


Affordable Home Improvement Tips

Find big savings on those high buck remodeling projects