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.

10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

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


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Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...


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.


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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.


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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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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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...


Today’s Bathroom Tile Trends

Tile is an affordable way to add value to your home. If you're planning a bathroom remodel in the coming...

Top 30 Mistakes DIYers Make When Remodeling a Kitchen

Get out of your own way by not falling for these kitchen remodeling mistakes.


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Remodel a Basement or Add a Second Story? The Pros and Cons of Each Project

What are the pros and cons of finishing a basement or adding a second story?


The Dos and Don’ts of a Bathroom Remodel

A bathroom remodel can be a stressful endeavor, whether it's a DIY job or you hire a professional. However, when...


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...


10 Things to Remember During a Home Remodel

I embarked on a home remodel four months ago. The entire upstairs of my circa 1947, story-and-a-half home in South...

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...


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.


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...


Why You’ll Regret Choosing a Vessel Sink for Your Bathroom

Vessel sinks have been a design favorite among remodeling homeowners for over a decade because of their unique aesthetic. If...


How to Plumb a Pedestal Sink

We show you every gritty step—start to finish


10 Ways to Save Money During Your Bathroom Renovation

These bathroom remodeling tips will keep you from flushing away your hard-earned money.


Reader Project: Kitchen Remodel, One Nail at a Time

Solving the obstacles one by one, we transformed the 1960’s kitchen into my dream kitchen...from the luxury laminate vinyl floor planks,...

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17 Cheap Kitchen Upgrades that Make a Huge Difference

Sometimes the biggest impact on a room can stem from the smallest changes. Read these tips to freshen the look...


Reader Project: Inspiring DIY Kitchen Remodel

Carlo Pelandini was never satisfied with the design of his kitchen. So he naively started a six-month renovation that resulted...


12 Things to Know About Home Repair Loans

If you're a homeowner, chances are at some point you'll need a new roof, want to finish off the basement...


Nail Bed for Trim Painting

Need to spray-paint or varnish a raft of trim pieces for that bedroom remodeling job? Here’s a cushy way to...


Reader Project: Are We Really Doing This Kitchen Remodel?

Here is my kitchen remodel. The total project cost $4,100. I built the cabinets from cherry wood that I got from...


8 Tips for a Happy Kitchen Remodel

Planning for a new kitchen? Use these tips to prevent expensive mistakes, eliminate headaches and get the kitchen you want!