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50 Extremely Remote Castles

If you've ever felt like getting away for a while we've got a list of places where you'll feel like royalty. Check out 50 extremely remote castles.

The 50 Biggest Regrets First-Time Home Buyers Have

It's easy to overlook some of these small yet very important things when you're excited about buying a house—but you'll...


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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,...


The 50 Most Incredible Mansions Around the World

Picture stepping into one of these incredible mansions!


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What to Know About Building a Cabin or Second House

Here's a guide that offers helpful information and important considerations on building your dream vacation home.

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What to Know About Building a House

There are different phases to building a house: planning, design, the actual build itself, as well as décor — all...


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The Family Handyman Getaway Blueprint

Want to see the blueprints and sketches of our Getaway dream cabin? Explore how the Family Handyman team first envisioned...

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Meet the Team Behind the Getaway

Meet our editors and creatives at Family Handyman who are part of the Getaway: a six-week cabin building project set...


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You Can Still Get Renovation Estimates While Sheltering in Place

Social distancing doesn't have to stop you from hiring contractors to maintain your home, discuss future renovations or get started...


Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.


10 Important Things to Consider when Buying a House

Buying a house is a big decision. Have you considered these items?

10 Underground Homes That are Crazy Cool

Underground homes can cut down on heating and cooling costs significantly. Check out what underground homes look like across the...


15 Amazing Tiny Homes

Living well doesn't necessarily mean living large. Check out these 15 amazing tiny homes to learn more about how people...


What’s the Difference Between a Castle and a Palace

What's the difference between a castle and a palace?


Alternative TV Services Your Cable Company Doesn’t Want You to Know About

With streaming services and other alternative technologies, many viewers are ditching cable. These products will help you cut the cord...


11 Voice Assistant Smart Home Products to Revolutionize Your Home

Gone are the days when you needed to press a button to control your environment. Now, you can control a...

12 Things to Consider Before Building a Tiny Home

So you’ve had enough of the big house, big yard and the responsibilities that come with that. You’ve got your...


The 15 Best Tiny Homes to Buy After Retirement

Buying a tiny home for retirement is an excellent way to shave expenses. The Family Handyman looks at 15 tiny...


STUDY: Do People Actually Want ‘Trendy’ Products in Their Homes?

There are tons of options for homebuilding products with trendy features like smart technology. But do people actually want them...


Fall Workwear You’ll Reach For All Season Long

As the weather turns crisp, invest in smartly designed workwear that will see you through this season and many more.


Best Tool Storage and Transport Ideas From Pros

Pros reveal their favorite tried-and-true ways to haul and store tools. Check out these ingenious solutions and see which ones...


12 Cool Truck Accessories That Will Make Your Old Truck Smarter

These 12 truck accessories help you play catch-up with the latest, high-priced pickup trucks. Some are high-tech smart, some are...


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Home Improvement Spending Expected to Surge

A recent Harvard study brings good news for contractors: Business will be booming again in 2021. Here's why.


Unique Industry Insights from Three Female Construction Leaders

In honor of Women's Entrepreneurship Day, we caught up with three women who built businesses and thrived in the traditionally...
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Apprenticeship vs. Internship: Have You Considered a Career in the Trades?

Apprenticeships and internships both offer training for potential future jobs. But if your goal is a good, steady job afterward,...


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26 Things That Changed DIY Forever

Innovations that improved home improvement.


OSHA Issues New Coronavirus Guidelines for Construction Workers

Can construction workers safely resume work while risking exposure to COVID-19? OSHA has some ideas.


Best Gifts for the Construction Pro in Your Life

Here are 15 surefire gifts that balance the comfort, power and durability construction pros need.