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How to Install an Egress Window

Adding a code compliant egress window makes a brighter, safer basement.

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Give Your Bathroom a New Look with Family Handyman Approved Aura Bath & Spa Paint

Remodels can be costly and become drawn out. But if you're looking for a quick way to breath new life...


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How To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

Make your guests comfortable and save yourself some headaches.


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8 Signs You Should Get a Roof Inspection

Here are some of the warning signs it might be time to take a closer look at the roof over...


Best Area Rugs for Hardwood Floors

It can really tie the room together when it's done right. Check out how to pick the right area rug...

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Best Bathroom Over the Toilet Storage Options of 2022

Get extra storage with an affordable over the toilet organizer.


If You See a Little Door in an Old House, This Is What It’s For

Little doors in old houses had a purpose at one time. Here's why you might find a mini door in...

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10 Ways To Use Wallpaper in Your Bathroom

Ready to add color, pattern and jaw-dropping style to your bathroom? All you need is a roll or two of...


Family Handyman Reader Projects: Indoor Spaces

Family Handyman readers were busy during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020, diving into their to-do lists. Here we take...


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


11 Design Rules You Should Never Break

If you're looking to transform the look of a room or your entire home, it can be difficult to get...

9 Ideas for a Textured Accent Wall

An accent wall is a great way to update a room, whether it's used in the living room, a bedroom...


13 Stunning Dark Kitchen Cabinet Ideas

For the better part of the last decade, homeowners, decorators and builders alike have transformed kitchens with the popular Tuscan...


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


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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....


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Family Handyman Approved: Genie Wall Mount Garage Door Opener

This wall-mounted garage door opener provides great functionality without sacrificing style.

Best Kitchen and Home Deals to Shop on Amazon Prime Day

You can still save big on kitchen and home goods you've always wanted (and some you didn't even know you...


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Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale is here! We found the deepest discounts on Dremel, Greenworks and Coleman. You have...


Design Your Small Bathroom with Space-Saving Items from Amazon

These popular (and stylish!) products from Amazon will make your small bathroom more functional and beautiful.


10 Home Renovations That Affect Insurance Rates

Some home improvement projects like a new roof or storm-proof windows will help lower your insurance costs, but others can...


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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Pros and Cons of Attic Insulation Types

What’s the best attic insulation? That depends on your definition of “best”. An expert home inspector goes through which


How to Paint Concrete Floors

Transform your concrete basement or garage floor with a fresh coat of paint.


The Pros and Cons to Renovating an Old House

The pros and cons of renovating an old house


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20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value

These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...

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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...


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.


10 Bad DIY Habits You Need to Stop Doing Immediately

These bad DIY habits might be costing you more than just time and money.


The Easiest Way to Hang A Gallery Wall

Learn how to create a gallery wall with these simple steps.


Kids Room Ideas That’ll Give You Instant Inspiration!

Before your kiddo takes over decorating their room and adorns their walls with the latest posters from Teen Beat magazine...


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.