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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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What Is the Thing Next to My Kitchen Faucet?

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

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.


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...

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10 Things You Shouldn’t Be Storing on Your Kitchen Countertop

If you're like most people, you probably use your kitchen counter as a catch-all for various odds and ends, food-related...


15 Concrete Countertops We Think are Really Cool

Ditch your plan of installing marble, granite, quartz or butcher block countertops so you can reimagine your kitchen featuring the...


How to Unclog Anything

Toilets aren’t the only clog-prone fixture homeowners have to deal with. Check out what else is susceptible to clogging—and how...


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22 Kitchen and Bath Trends on the Way Out

You spend a lot of time in your kitchen and bathrooms, so keep them up to date. To do that,...

13 Stunning Dark Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

For the better part of the last decade, homeowners, decorators and builders alike have transformed kitchens with the popular Tuscan...


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


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DIY Kitchen Project: Off-the-Counter Produce Storage

This wall-mounted produce storage project also serves as a reminder to your family to eat fresh, healthy meals and snacks.


10 Different (But Cool) Ideas for Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Take your kitchen cabinet doors from drab to fab with these out-of-the-box options.


Kitchen Storage: Pull Out Pantry Shelves

Pull out shelves changed my life—and pull out drawers for cabinets will change yours, too!

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If You See White Flakes in Your Tap Water, This Is What It Means

If you see white flakes swirling around in your drinking water, don't panic. There's a simple explanation.


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Benefits of Using RTA Kitchen Cabinets

Trying to decide what kind of cabinets you should hang in your home? Here's a look at what makes ready-to-assemble...


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What to Know About Countertop Options

Countertops should be as functional as they are attractive. Here’s the scoop on some popular countertop materials.


Best Kitchen and Home Deals to Shop on Amazon Prime Day

You can still save big on kitchen and home goods you've always wanted (and some you didn't even know you...


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16 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About

Keep a bottle of hydrogen peroxide in every room of your house to whiten teeth, clean mirrors, prevent stains and...


10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...


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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...


17 Things to Keep Within Reach in the Kitchen to Make Life Easier

Never worry about having a jar that won't open.

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Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


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10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


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...


Kitchen Countertop Outlets 

How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the answer.


Electrical Code Requirements for Islands and Peninsulas 

If the title of this topic has you daydreaming about a tropical island or peninsula somewhere in the Caribbean Sea,...


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20 Tips on How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

If you want to upgrade your kitchen without spending a lot of money, knowing how to paint kitchen cabinets is...