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Family Handyman Reader Projects: Outdoor Spaces

We asked Family Handyman readers what kinds of projects they tackled during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The results were impressive. Here we take a look at 10 amazing outdoor projects readers completed during that time.

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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost


25 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (That Much)

From hairless to wire-haired to water-repellent, here are the top 25 dogs that won't leave fur all over your furniture...


12 Shed Storage Ideas to Organize Your Space At Last

Don't let your shed become disorganized or overrun with junk! Instead, turn it into a well-lit, useful space that has...


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10 Best-Reviewed Mouse Repellents

Have a mouse problem? Try one of these 10 top-rated mouse repellents.

8 Fall Landscaping Myths You Need to Stop Believing

When the air turns crisp and the leaves turn brown, many people's thoughts turn to bonfires, apple cider and Halloween....


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How to Build a Game Day Shed

A wide-open design perfect for work and play.

Long-Term Storage for Long-Handle Tools

One way to get rid of clutter in your storage shed or garage is to do what we did.


Shed A Little Light

Create a mini trouble light by plugging a small hooded night-light into a household extension cord.


Severe Weather Guide: How to tie big items down

You've probably seen the photos of plastic drinking straws driven into telephone poles during a hurricane. If high winds can...