Home Improvement Tips

Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work
Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work

I've painstakingly nurtured windowsill basil plants, and shooed ambitious animals out of past… >>

13 Things Your Arborist Won't Tell You
13 Things Your Arborist Won’t Tell You

Find out what you need to know about keeping your trees healthy and lush from the professionals. >>

10 Expert Gardening Tips for Beginners
10 Expert Gardening Tips for Beginners

Love to garden? These tips from The Family Handyman will help you be faster, cleaner, and more… >>

Home Improvement: 4 Ingenious Organization Tips
Home Improvement: 4 Ingenious Organization Tips

Simplify spring-cleaning with these smart—and unlikely—space savers. >>

More Things Your Arborist Won't Tell You
More Things Your Arborist Won’t Tell You

Find out what to look for in a reliable tree service. >>

How to Fix 11 Common Lawn Problems
How to Fix 11 Common Lawn Problems

Improve your grass when it comes to weeds, bare patches, mushrooms, seasonal swamp, and more. >>

Like New: 8 Common Garden and Home Repairs You Can Do Yourself
Like New: 8 Common Garden and Home Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Save time and money by using household items for common repairs, like a torn window screen or leaky… >>

13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You
13 Things Ticks Won’t Tell You

With Lyme disease and other tick-spread illnesses predicted to spike this year, protect yourself… >>

Photos: Weird Toilet Designs from Around the World
Photos: Weird Toilet Designs from Around the World

From the stylish to the surreal, we've rounded up some of the most astounding toilets around. >>

Smart Ways to Save Energy Costs in Winter
Smart Ways to Save Energy Costs in Winter

Don’t get stuck with impossible insulation or a failing furnace. Instead, use these savvy ways to… >>

VIDEO: Store Your Christmas Ornaments Like a Pro
VIDEO: Store Your Christmas Ornaments Like a Pro

Keep your ornaments safe and organized for many years to come with these fast, affordable storage… >>

VIDEO: Holiday Centerpiece Ideas for $10 or Less
VIDEO: Holiday Centerpiece Ideas for $10 or Less

This holiday season, use nature’s bounty and these charming, easy ideas to create a stylish… >>

How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House
How to Organize the Messiest Spots in Your House

These creative storage tips will help cut down on clutter. >>

All Your Bathroom Etiquette Questions—Answered!
All Your Bathroom Etiquette Questions—Answered!

We all know to flush and wash our hands, but what about the not-so-obvious rules of the bathroom?… >>

9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading
9 Funny Books that Make Great Bathroom Reading

Stuck in the bathroom? Keep one of these fun, fascinating titles on hand. >>

13+ Things Your Plumber Won't Tell You
13+ Things Your Plumber Won’t Tell You

Plumbers give us the scoop on the main culprit for clogged pipes, tips on do-it-yourself fixes, and… >>

8 Fast Cleaning Fixes to Get Rid of the Grime
8 Fast Cleaning Fixes to Get Rid of the Grime

There’s hope for even the dirtiest, most outrageous messes that somehow find their way into our… >>

Perfect Paint Color Dos & Don’ts
Perfect Paint Color Dos & Don’ts

Preparing to paint part of your home? Memorize these tips and you’ll avoid some common, and… >>

Is Your Backyard Toxic?
Is Your Backyard Toxic?

Keep your family healthier at home: Don't overlook these surprising hazard zones in your backyard. >>

13 Things You Never Knew About Home Safety
13 Things You Never Knew About Home Safety

Secure your home with these expert-vetted home safety tips that turn burglars into bunglers. >>