Recent Handyman Articles


5 DIY Home Improvement Projects that Newbies Will Love

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 10, 2015

Have you got that itchy feeling? The one that means you're longing to transform your home in some way, whether large or small? And you're determined to do it yourself. The only problem...

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Tips for Successful Homeownership as a Single

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 20, 2015

News flash: Singles make up approximately one third of home buyers these days (21 percent single women and 10 percent single men). Whether they're young or not-so-young never-married...

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Granite or Quartz Countertops: Make an Informed Choice

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 17, 2015

The competition is neck and neck right now between granite and quartz, two of the most popular high-end materials for countertops today. Which one would be best for your kitchen or...

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What to Do When Your Refrigerator's Waaay Too Cold

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 19, 2015

Okay, you know the weather's getting warmer but this is ridiculous. You really don't need frozen lettuce and frosted eggs to help you keep your cool. In fact, it sounds like you've...

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5 FAQs About Drywall Repair or Replacement

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 06, 2015

Drywall is a very handy material. Inexpensive, lightweight, and easy to use, it has revolutionized the home building and remodeling industry. However, drywall (also called Sheetrock,...