When it comes to home improvement, you need information you can trust. Inside each issue of The Family Handyman, you’ll find see-and-solve expert repair techniques, a variety of projects for every room and step-by-step, do-it-yourself photos.
Work Hard, Save Xtra
GOOD IDEAS are still good!
Stuff WeLove • Stuff WeLove Our favorite DIY tools, materials + gear. By Mike Berner
Handy Hints • Clever solutions from our readers
Smart Faucet: An Extra Hand in the Kitchen • TECH | MAINTENANCE & REPAIR I HEALTH | STORAGE & ORGANIZATION
PEEL & STICK BACKSPLASH
Cutting tiles is simple
Hire Contractors Off-Season and Save
SUPER-TOUGH SNOW BLOWER PADDLES
Rubber couplers—yes or no?
Can Wood Make You Sick?
GIVING UP GAS • Battery-powered chain saws can handle big jobs
my first time PRESSURE WASHING A DRIVEWAY • 20 things I learned while making old concrete look new
TOILET PAPER TEST • Faster breakdown means fewer clogs
CHOOSE THE BEST GROUT • It’s the make-or-break decision for your tile project
SMALL PROJECTS BIG RESULTS
NEW LIFE FOR OLD COUNTERTOPS • The look of marble at a fraction of the cost
FLOOD YOUR KITCHEN WITH LIGHT
THE EASIEST FLOORING EVER • Tips to make your luxury vinyl installation fast, simple and flawless
CHOOSING THE RIGHT TILE
PLAN AND PREPARE
Change levels with transition molding
Quick, clean cuts
SWING-OUT STORAGE • Expert advice on repair, maintenance and gear. By Josh Risberg
Great Goofs • Laughs and lessons from our readers