How to Add a Covered Entryway to Your Home
Take your home's basic facade to the next level. Add a roof over the entryway.
Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw
DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.
Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw
This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.
Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts
Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.
How Much Does It Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?
Of course there's no simple answer, but here are some ways to get a ballpark estimate and ideas for saving...
9 Ideas to Remodel Your Bedroom
From a full renovation to a little redecoration, there are plenty of ways to remodel a bedroom.
Average Costs of Building Permits
Pulling building permits can be confusing and intimidating. Here we'll demystify one element of the process: cost.
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...
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.
What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build
Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...
How to DIY Laundry Shelves
Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.
How to Pull Permits for a DIY Home Build
The building permit process has a bad reputation among DIYers. Let's bust some myths and look at the truth when...
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.
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...
What Happens If I Don’t Get a Permit for My Home Remodel?
Tempted to bypass the permit process to save time, money and the hassle of dealing with city officials? Don't. It's...
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
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...
10 of the Toughest Home Improvement Jobs
Some home improvement projects may look easy, but once you get going, you quickly realize things can be tougher than...
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...
10 Ways to Make Your Home More Handicap Accessible
More than 56 million people in the U.S. have some type of physical disability, according to the 2010 census. Whether...
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...
15 Home Renovations You Can Do Right Now
Not all renovations need to be huge or costly. Here are 15 home renovations, that you can complete right now,...
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...
Never Do These 50 Things to Your Home
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....
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.
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...
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.