If You See a Blue Porch Ceiling, This Is What It Means
There's a long history behind this tradition.
Here’s When to Know If It’s Time to Hire a Professional Painter
It’s the age-old tale: Do it yourself, or hire a professional?
12 Things You Should Always Ask a Contractor Before Building a House
The idea of building a new home is exciting. However, if you don't ask your contractor the right questions prior...
Trade School Students Win Scholarships From The Home Depot
The Home Depot is giving a helping hand to the next generation of construction workers.
Residential Construction Employment Fully Recovers from Pandemic Losses
After a year of economic uncertainty, residential construction employment levels have climbed back to where they were pre-pandemic. But will...
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
10 Things To Do When You Have Contractor Problems
There's nothing quite like a home renovation that's firing on all cylinders. It's easy to get excited when your contractor...
How to Paint Your Front Door
Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.
Construction Industry Still Struggling With Skilled Labor Shortage
New analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows construction firms still have trouble finding and hiring skilled laborers...
5 Highest-paying States for Painters
Take a look at these five states with the highest average professional painter salaries in the U.S.
How to Paint a Room
Read on as we walk you through all the steps, from choosing the paint to cleaning up when you're done.
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.
Compare all the Paint Colors of the Year for 2022
Decorating your home can be transformative and inspiring. A splash of color on just one wall can uplift your mood,...
Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1988: How to Make a Small Room Seem Larger
Family Handyman has helped DIYers improve their homes since 1951. As we celebrate our 70th anniversary, here are some vintage...
Pantone Reveals the 2021 Color(s) of the Year
Pantone believes 2021 is set to be a big year — so big that Pantone thinks it deserves two Colors...
5 Tips For A Successful Interior Painting Project
A pro painter shares the five steps to a successful interior painting project.
5 Things I Wish I Would Have Known as a Rookie Painter
We talked to a painting pro to learn five things that rookie painters should know before kicking off their career.
How Contractors Can Work With Property Managers to Gain Business
Property managers who need to solve home issues for hundreds of tenants can provide contractors with an endless stream of...
14 Things Home Depot Employees Won’t Tell You
The Home Depot offers a wealth of materials, resources and a customer-friendly return policy. But there are a few secrets...
How to Become a House Painter
People who learn how to become a house painter share a common endpoint: entrance into a rewarding, high-demand career.
Best-Kept Secrets of Professional Painters
Learn how to paint like a pro and pick up some great tips for achieving a perfectly smooth and even...
Tidy Tips From a Picky Painter
You can tell a good paint job because the new wall paint is only on the wall. We asked a...