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Here’s everything you need to know about designing the right kitchen for you and making the repairs necessary to keep it functional.

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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 money along the way.

What Is a Portable Refrigerator?

A portable fridge makes camping and road trips more enjoyable. Here's an overview of how they work and what to...


9 Best Portable Refrigerators

Looking for the right portable fridge for your next trip or tailgate gathering? We've done the legwork for you!


How To Replace the Heating Element in an Electric Oven

Electric oven heating element replacement is a surprisingly simply DIY fix. Here's everything you need to know.


10 Kitchen Lighting Design Ideas

Add brightness and style to your kitchen with these lighting ideas from Instagram.

What You Need to Know About Discoloration of Stainless Steel Due to Heat

While it won't have any effect on your food, it can be unsightly and bothersome.


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How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

Are you ready to host overnight guests?

8 Best Air Fresheners for Your Kitchen

Need to get some unwanted smells out of your kitchen? These eight odor-eliminating products should be a big help.



This Is Why You Should Never Place a Hot Lid Facedown on Your Glass Top Stove

Be careful in the kitchen! This simple move can have shattering consequences.


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How To Clean and Store Your Outdoor Kitchen for the Winter

Here's what you need to do now so your outdoor kitchen is ready to go when it's time to use...

What Is the Thing Next to My Kitchen Faucet?

You're not the only person to ask this question.


What to Do with Your Cabin Refrigerator at the End of the Season

Take these important steps before leaving for the season.


10 Foods You Shouldn’t Reheat in a Microwave

We already know better than to nuke plastic—or heaven forbid, aluminum foil—but certain foods can become downright toxic when blasted...


Shop the Getaway

Shop the Getaway look for your own home.


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8 Things in Your Freezer You Should Toss Out

Need to make some room in the freezer? When in doubt, throw it out.

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Microwaves: What To Know Before You Buy

Finding the perfect microwave shouldn't be complicated. Use our tips to determine which one will best fit your needs, lifestyle...


If You Have Frost in Your Freezer, This is What it Means

Freezer frost isn't just unsightly. It can impact food quality, cause a nasty odor and even weaken your freezer's efficiency....


This Is What the Numbers on a Toaster Really Mean

Using the number dial on your toaster should be simple, but this kitchen appliance isn't as easy as 1-2-3.


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...


How to Make and Install a Flushmount Sink and Countertop

Save on countertops by making them yourself with the luxury option of an undermount sink.


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The Real Reason Aluminum Foil Has a Shiny Side and a Dull Side

It's often debated, but we'll get to the bottom of this oft-asked kitchen question.


Survey: Kitchen and Bathroom Remodels Are Top Pandemic Projects

See how U.S. homeowners have been choosing to update their homes.


Is Your Kitchen Prepared for a Power Outage?

It's good to know how long food lasts, what to keep on hand and more.

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8 Best Safe and Effective Dishwasher Detergents

The best safe and effective dishwasher detergents remove stains and food residue without harsh chemical smells and expensive price tags.


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Wine Glass Storage: How to Store Wine Glasses

Kitchen storage is always valuable real estate.


How to Assemble RTA Cabinets

Assembling cabinetry is not as difficult as you might think. We'll show you how.


How to Build a Custom Kitchen Island Using RTA Cabinets

Who doesn’t like more counter space? Building a kitchen island using ready-to-assemble (RTA) cabinets is an inexpensive DIY project to...


How to Replace a Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer

Replace a sink strainer—it’s easy!


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11 Best Under the Sink Organizers for the Bathroom and Kitchen

Cabinets under the sink can be a trap for clutter, where it's out of sight and out of mind. Get...