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Whether you are planting flowers in the garden, adding a water feature to the yard or just need to mow the grass, Family Handyman covers all your outdoor needs.

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

Take these important steps before leaving for the season.

A Grand Tour of the Family Handyman Getaway

Take a look inside the Family Handyman Getaway vacation home.


Shop the Getaway

Shop the Getaway look for your own home.


Lowe’s Labor Day Sales You Won’t Want to Miss

Celebrate the season at Lowe's Labor Day Sale with special values on everything you need to get your home and...


The Best Alternatives for Products and Materials Facing Supply-Chain Issues

Everything seems like it's out of stock this summer. Here are reliable alternatives to some things that are in high...

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers

The Memorial Day Furniture Sales You Can’t Miss

Looking to upgrade your abode? This year’s Memorial Day sales will offer up to 70 percent off indoor and outdoor...


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8 Splurge-Worthy Outdoor Kitchen Appliances: Grills and More

Dreaming of an outdoor kitchen? Check out these appliance options.


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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6 Best Outdoor Kegerators for Your Bar

When you can't meet up with friends at the bar, bring the bar to your backyard with an outdoor kegerator.

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9 Best Outdoor Patio Fans

An outdoor patio fan will help cool down your space, making it more comfortable for lounging on hot summer days.


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Best Outdoor Pizza Oven Tips and Techniques

There's a learning curve when you begin to use an outdoor pizza oven. But, you'll get the hang of it...


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8 Ways to Use Dryer Lint in Your Backyard and Garden

Dryer lint should be collected after each load of laundry to prevent a fire hazard. Here are some good uses...


Fix Leaks at the Garden Hose Spigot

A worn-out vacuum breaker is usually the culprit


10 Grills, Stoves and Griddles for Every Camper

Camp grills, stoves and griddles to take on all kinds of camping trips.

How to Renew Wooden Fences

Shabby to handsome in three easy steps


How to Hide an Air Conditioner: 9 Clever Ways

As long as you don't block the air flow and you make sure the AC unit is accessible, covering that...


Composite Decking Review: NewTechWood

Josh is a huge fan of NewTechWood composite decking for a whole lot of reasons. Let him explain why. 


Reader Project: Traditional Outdoor Wood-Fired Oven

John White’s family has hosted several foreign exchange students, all of whom have claimed that America needs better bread. So, as a step toward


11 Essentials for Your Spring Maintenance Checklist

These jobs are best done during warm months, so make them part of your regular spring home maintenance routine.