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.


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12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.


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Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...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


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...


How to Build a Drywall Arch

Using drywall and Masonite to create a curved doorway.


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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...

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


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.


How to Plan Egress Windows

When fire pounces, do you have a way out?


How to Texture a Ceiling and Walls: Apply Knockdown

Spray ceiling texture to add visual interest and hide imperfections. Keep reading to learn how to texture a ceiling and...


One Weekend Bathroom Remodel

Get a new look without busting the budget

The Easiest Way to Pick Up Dropped Screws

after you’ve had remodeling or roofing work done on your home, it’s not unusual to get a flat tire from...


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...


Reciprocating Saw Uses and Tips

The ultimate remodeling tool—with attitude


The 15 Types of Trim You Need to Know for Your Next Remodel Project

Finding the right kind of trim is essential to completing any kind of remodeling project around the house. There are...


Garage Remodel Tips

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


12 Best Curb Appeal Ideas for Any Budget

Whether you're putting your house on the market soon or simply want to make the exterior as beautiful and welcoming...