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10 Things You Should Never Do to Your Wood Floor
The first step in whitening grimy grout is to apply pretreating solution. How to Whiten Grimy Grout: www.familyhandyma...
No piecework here. Buy this medallion preassembled and slide it in.
Apply colorant and scrub to cover and whiten the grimy grout. How to Whiten Grimy Grout: www.familyhandyma...
How to Cut Tile With a Grinder. Rectangular cutouts in stone tile. Read more: www.familyhandyma...
How Joists Work
Make ugly scars in your floor disappear.
Planning on a floor renovation project in your home? Instead of copying your old flooring, consider updating your floor to popular new materials. Take a look at the latest trending floors in modern residential homes to learn more!
If you don't have room for another layer of tile over an old tile floor, you’ll have to scrap off the old tile. It's a tough job, but the right tools will make it go faster.
Bamboo flooring has evolved into one of the biggest segments of the wood flooring industry over the past 10 years. That's because it's much cheaper and more durable than most wood flooring options out there. Is it for you? Here's a bamboo flooring primer.
Water-Based vs. Oil-Based Floor Finish - Tips for Using Water Based Varnish. Get great results from water-based finishes Read more: www.familyhandyma...
Bamboo flooring has evolved into one of the biggest segments of the wood flooring industry over the past 10 years. That's because it's much cheaper and more durable than most wood flooring options out there. Is it for you? Here's a bamboo flooring primer.
carpet care tips to make your carpet last - get years more life from your investment: if you treat your carpet right, it'll last much longer, saving you money in the long run. check out these tips for the right way to treat your carpet.
10 Common Tiling Mistakes—And How to Avoid Them
Hide Carpet Runs: Carpet Care - Tips to Make Your Carpet Last Read more: www.familyhandyma...
Entryway Floor Tile Installation: should you slide tile under or fit to casing? www.familyhandyma...
These are 10 great cheap flooring options.
Home Repair: How to Seal Laminate Flooring Expansion Gaps
Step Repair: Fix Slippery Stairs
Quick and Easy Tile Repair Tip
Remove Tough Vinyl Flooring Stains
Protect Your Carpet - 11 Tips for Faster, Neater Painting: www.familyhandyma...
How to Fix Vinyl Flooring: Glue a solid surface threshold along the tub/vinyl floor joint to stop vinyl curling and make your bathroom look clean and fresh. www.familyhandyma...
Fix damaged or curling seams in vinyl floor with vinyl adhesive and a seam-sealing kit.
Tip for Installing Flooring in Tight Spots

Home Security Tips

The Crazy Way Some People Try to Prevent Christmas Tree Theft
10 Clever Ways to Foil Porch Pirates
50 Things in Your House That Can Kill You
These 15 States Have the Highest Burglary Rates in America
12 Red Flags That Someone May Be Spying on Your Computer
10 Things You Can Do Every Day to Make Your Home Safer
11 Home Security Mistakes That Put You at Risk
13 Sneaky Signs Your House is Being Watched
10 Smart Products for Peace of Mind When You're Home or Away
10 Best Home Security Devices Without Monthly Fees
Fire Pit Safety Tips Everyone Should Know
16 Clear Signs You're About to Be Hacked
22 Inexpensive Ways to Theft-Proof Your Home
DIY Hiding Place From Old Books
Keeping Crooks Out: The Basics Matter Most
This simple, cost-effective add-on to your front door will make your house less susceptible to break-ins.
How to Reinforce Door with Knob Reinforcer
Install a Peephole
Tips to make your home more burglar resistant without spending a fortune!
Replace a Peephole With a Door Viewer
Finger-Scan Entry Locks
11 Things You Must Do Before Leaving for Vacation


From The Family Handyman
Find out which home is the most expensive in your state. Here's a list of the most expensive homes on the market in each state.
From marble flooring to walls, this is the hot new trend.
Metal is extremely popular in home decorating right now because of its ability to suit any style from luxurious to rustic and everything in-between. Here are 12 unique and unexpected ways to use metal in home decor.
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15 Home Decor Trends on Their Way Out
Back to Vintage Kitchen Basics
Most people only go into their unfinished basements when it's time to adjust the heat or look at an appliance. But that subterranean space is valuable and can be utilized if you open your mind and get creative. Here are 12 ideas for how to use your unfinished basement.
You can bring trendy, tasteful gold, bronze and silver into your home decor with metallic paint on the walls, accent pillows or in framed artwork. Here we've gathered 14 DIY ways to embellish your home with metallic paint. Are you ready to go for the gold?
Every home has a unique feature but these homes have something extra special. Can you guess what secrets these homes are hiding?
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While the classic white subway design may always be in style, new trends are emerging when it comes to tile. If you're planning a tile project this year—whether it's flooring, a bathroom shower or a kitchen backsplash—here are 11 cool trends in tile to keep your eye on.
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Modern pendant lighting is all about clean lines, bright materials, and the right scale. Here are 14 epic trends in lighting that will inspire you to make these fresh, easy upgrades.
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What this reader finds after he tears down a wall is amazing!
16 Amazing Cabins You Have to See to Believe
This reader project is perfect for all you ski fanatics!
Check out 50 of the cutest tiny homes dressed up for the holidays.
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16 Hand-Selected Reader Projects from The Family Handyman
15 Stunning Front Doors
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14 Robots You Need To Clean Your House
Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build An Adjustable Sawhorse
9 Things You Should Never Do to Your Chain Saw
5 Surefire Draft Stoppers You Need This Winter
Double Decker Garage Storage Shelves
5 Natural Gnat Traps to Try
Here's How Much Money You Should Have Saved by Every Age
How to Get Your Kid to Do This Boring Chore
15 Remodeling Ideas that Will Pay Off in 2019
16 Ways to Warm Up a Cold Room That Actually Work
Saturday Morning Workshop: Desktop Catapult
Home Wiring Demystified: Electrical Cable Basics You Need to Know
How to Fix Christmas Lights: What to Do if Your Christmas Tree Lights Won’t Turn On
Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Table
Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Lockable Storage Cabinet
How to Build a Laundry Room Pedestal
5 Essential Air Tools and Accessories for DIYers
You Can Now Rent This Fixer Upper Home on Airbnb
This Nail Hack Will Prevent Wood From Splitting
How to Add Shelves Above Kitchen Cabinets
DIY Faux Fireplaces That Are Almost as Good as the Real Thing
How to Build a Wooden Boardwalk
The Top 10 Tools to Buy on Amazon Right Now
Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets
12 Days of Christmas: How to Clean Your Home Before the Big Day

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