How Much Does It Cost To Restore an Historic Home?
From HVAC to insurance, our experts discuss some of the common cost pitfalls of restoring old and historic homes.
Old Homes: What’s Worth Restoring?
From plaster to HVAC, here's advice from our experts on how to decide what's worth restoring in your old or...
What Is An Architectural Historian?
Kristopher King talks about the value of preservation, his pet peeves and some of his alluring discoveries in Charleston.
These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved
Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked...
6 Things An Electrician Learned After Buying Her First House
A professional electrician shares what she's learned about electrical while living in and working on her own home.
This Family Handyman Approved Paint Brush Makes Cutting in Easy
Looking for a sleek paint brush that can be used with any paint or stain? Look no further than the...
The Eleven Percent: Spotlight on Women in the Trades
This FH series introduces readers to a few of the women who make up 11...
Family Handyman Approved: DeWalt Job Site Table Saw
DeWalt has long been associated with great jobsite tools. This saw is no different.
What’s In My Toolbox? A Pro Plumber’s Most Essential Tools
A long-time plumbing professional shares a look inside her toolbox.
Family Handyman Approved: Hart Brushless Reciprocating Saw
This reciprocating saw from Hart Tools is a powerful, all-in-one cutting tool with a brushless motor that DIYers will love.
We Tried the AccuBrush MX Paint Edger That Makes Cutting In a Breeze
One of the many weekend projects on your to-do list happens to be painting a room, but it's so time-consuming...
Family Handyman Approved: Wago Lever Nuts
Wary of cheap, twist-on wire nuts? Then try these from Wago.
Why Lumber Prices Are Soaring Again in 2022
After normalizing in the second half of 2021, lumber prices are skyrocketing again. Here's why.
Plumber Discovers Megachurch Cash Stash
You can find some crazy things once you start opening up walls.
What Does It Mean To Buy a House ‘As Is’?
If you're home shopping in a sellers' market, you might be tempted to buy a house as is. Here's what...
GIE+EXPO Changes Name After Fourteen Years
Big changes are coming to one of the country's most popular trade shows.
How to Fix a Toilet Handle
If jiggling the handle doesn't solve the problem, one of these simple fixes probably will.
The Home Depot Partners With Buildertrend to Serve Pro Contractor Customers
The Home Depot teams up with one of the world's leading construction management programs.
Ace Hardware on Pace to Open 170 New Stores in 2021
Ace still plans to open another 60 locations by the end of the year.
White House Unveils Plan to Increase Affordable Housing
The U.S. needs more affordable housing. Here's how the current administration plans to get the country where it needs to...
If You See a Blue Porch Ceiling, This Is What It Means
There's a long history behind this tradition.