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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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 of which need to work within your budget. Our checklist helps move you in the right direction.

How to Paint Concrete Floors

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


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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...


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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...

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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.


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 Choose and Use Painter’s Tape

Apply painter's tape faster and more effectively so you can start painting sooner and make fewer mistakes.


Bathroom Makeover on a Budget

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


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


Home Remodeling Tips: Remodeling Your Ranch Home

Open up cramped spaces by expanding a small kitchen


Garage Remodel Tips

Convert your drafty, dingy, spider-infested garage into a bright, comfortable work space