Keep the house up to date and in-season with a wide array of home improvement topics and ideas.
12 Bad Home Decorating Habits You Should Stop Immediately
Are you guilty of these bad home decorating habits? Your design should make sense and not confuse your guests.
How to Snuff Out Bad Smells in Your House
Every now and then you'll walk into a room in your home and think to yourself, "What stinks?" Maybe it's...
100 Essential Cleaning Hacks for Your Home
Speed up home cleaning by putting into practice some of these 100 essential cleaning hacks for your home. You won't...
10 Best Laundry Baskets, Hampers and Sorters
Make laundry day more organized and less of a chore with these cleverly designed laundry baskets and hampers.
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.
9 Things You Never Knew Your Dryer Could Do
If you’re only using that appliance to dry clothes, you’re missing out. Find out some more ways your clothes dryer...
How to Tell If You’re Using Too Much Laundry Detergent
Even when laundry is filthy, smelly and stained, more detergent isn't better. If there are suds after the rinse cycle,...
7 Uses for Laundry Detergent You Never Thought Of
Laundry detergent is a powerful cleaning agent that can do a lot more than just clean your clothes! Check out...
Why You Shouldn’t Put Microfiber Cloths in the Dryer
Microfiber cloths do the cleaning for you, but have you ever thought about how they should be cleaned?
What Do Those Washing Symbols on Your Clothes Mean?
You know those hieroglyphics-like symbols on clothing labels? They’re intended to give consumers important cleaning information. But can anyone really...
How to Clean a Front Load Washer
You may not realize you should clean your front load washer. But it's important to do so once a month...
How To Clean a Dryer Vent
A lack of routine maintenance could put your home at risk of having a fire if you don't know how...
10 Before and After Power Washing Photos That are So Satisfying
There's nothing quite like power washing a grimy surface and uncovering the beauty beneath.
How To Get Stains Out of a Mattress
You can't throw a mattress into the washer, so how do you clean mattress stains? Here's a few simple ways...
Simple Hair Tool Storage
This PVC fitting is great for storing hair tools. The large opening is perfect for storing a hair dryer, while...
What Gives Dawn Dish Soap Detergent Its Super Powers?
The not-so-secret to Dawn dish soap's superior quality.
Whirlpool Washer Won’t Agitate? Fix the Washing Machine Agitator Dogs
Simple solution to a big problem
Dryer Sheet Floor Sweeper
Don't throw away used dryer sheets. There's another use for them. Wrap a couple of dryer sheets onto the head...
Prevent balls of twine from tangling up by making a twine dispenser from an empty plastic detergent jug.
How to Turn Your Drill into a Master Cleaning Device
To make this drill brush you'll need: a drill, a washer, a bolt, a long machine screw and a brush...