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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.
Can You Use Exterior Paint Inside?
If you're wondering whether you can use exterior paint indoors — or vice versa — we've got your answer: You...
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
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.
How to Paint Concrete Floors
Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.
How to Paint Your Front Door
Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.
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...
Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Strippers and Removers
Get the answers to your questions about paint strippers — what they are, how they work, and which are best...
8 Best Paint Buckets for Any Job
Discover what professional housepainters have known for years: Paint buckets can save you time and effort on your next painting...
Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Rollers
It's the fuzziest tool in your DIY stash, and we'll help you choose the right paint roller and cover for...
Compare all the Paint Colors of the Year for 2022
All there is to know and love about this year's crop of paint Colors of the Year, plus ideas on...
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...
5 Best Places to Buy Paint Online
Now you can repaint your home without going to the hardware store. These retailers make buying paint online easy.
29 Painting Tool Hacks To Get Your Projects Rolling
Whether you’re changing the color of your walls, polishing jewelry or ripping a long board, these painting tool hacks will...
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...
Here’s a Trick to Help Save Solvent (the Earth, Too!)
Learn how to clean, save and re-use paint thinner to clean paintbrushes.
Pro-Recommended Painting Products
We scoured the shelves of paint stores, surfed the internet and picked the brains of painting pros to...
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.
Easy Weekend Projects to Increase the Value of Your Home
Whether you paint your front door or add potted plants, these home improvement ideas can turn your house from not-too-hot...
How to Make a DIY Paint Booth
This homemade paint booth is easy to build, inexpensive and versatile.