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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50 Monumental Mistakes These Homeowners Made

Your newfound free time presents a perfect time to tackle some DIY projects. Just don't make the mistakes and take...


10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

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


The All-Time Most Useful Hand Tools for Demolition

If you're getting ready to do some remodeling or start work on an addition, you'll likely need some demolition tools....


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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.

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Which Home Improvement Projects Are Most Popular in 2021?

Good news, contractors: Home improvement spending is expected to rise in 2021, and the majority of home owners are planning...


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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.

22 Projects That Will Actually Hurt Your Home’s Resale Value

While some projects instantly increase resale value, others can cost you in the long run. Check out these projects that...


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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9 Things Carpenters ALWAYS Do Working On Their Homes

Ever wonder what practices, principles, tools and materials pro carpenters can't live without? Discover nine of them so you can...

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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...


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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...


31 Home Improvements That Will Double the Value of Your Home

From big to small, we have home improvements that add up to a huge boost in the value of your...


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...

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14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You

The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...


15 Home Trends to Avoid at All Costs

Keep your home looking modern by avoiding these outdated home trends.


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21 Home Improvement Projects to Tackle in 2021

A new year means a new start on home improvement projects. Tackle these to-do list items this year.


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.


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...


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,...

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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