From decorating to hosting to organizing, the holidays can be overwhelming. Family Handyman is here to help with our favorite holiday tips for your home.

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How To Fix Christmas Lights

Squeeze another season out of your strings of lights!

How to Install an Outdoor Outlet

Add an outdoor electrical outlet to get power to where you need it, especially for holiday lights. Do it safely...

10 Things You Should Know About LED Christmas Lights

You're probably thinking about what to give those on your holiday gift lists. But have you thought about upgrading your...

20 Chic Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Outdoor Christmas decorations are often overdone and cheesy. If you're looking for thoughtful pieces that make your front door, porch,...

17 Useful Gifts for New Homeowners

If someone you know just purchased their first home, all kinds of gifts can make being a homeowner easier. Find...

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Here’s the Easiest Way to Hang Christmas Lights on Bricks

Hanging lights on brick surfaces doesn't have to be difficult. Here's how to do it without damaging anything.

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Is Your Christmas Tree Infested with Bugs?

Yes, there are several kinds of insects that you might find in a real Christmas tree. Luckily, they're easy to...

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Christmas Decor From Nature: How to Make DIY Porch Pots

Create DIY Christmas decor from nature with winter container plants that will look beautiful well into the new year.

Color-Changing Pinecones Make Fireplaces Magical

Turn up the heat this holiday season with color-changing pinecones. Add them to any fireplace or fire pit...

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11 Simple Ways To Cut Down on Waste During the Holidays

From living trees to secret Santa, here's how to maximize the cheer while minimizing the trash.

Stop Throwing Away Your Old Christmas Lights. Here’s How to Recycle Them Instead.

Holiday lights aren't working anymore? Think twice before throwing them in the trash. Here's how to recycle old Christmas lights...

Floating Christmas Candles Are This Season’s Must-Have Home Decoration

These DIY floating Christmas candles are simpler than you think to replicate.

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LED Christmas Lights Are Best. Here’s Why.

When it comes to holiday lights, there can be only one choice.

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10 Christmas Light Hacks to Make Your Spirits a Little Brighter

These handy tips will make decorating with Christmas lights so much easier.

The Latest Trending Christmas Tree Color May Surprise You

Nothing says the holiday season like a vibrant red. Here's why red Christmas trees are becoming the "it" tree of...

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How To Keep an Amaryllis Plant Alive After Christmas

Your amaryllis bulb doesn't have to be a one and done flower. With a little care, you can keep it...

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Why Are My Christmas Lights Not Working?

The good news is that there are only a few things can go wrong with holiday lights, and they're relatively...

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If You See an Extra Red-Tipped Bulb On Your Christmas Lights, This Is What It’s For

It turns out that the random red-tip lighbulb inside your Christmas light box isn't so random after all.

12 Festive Christmas Wreaths for Your Front Door

Nothing says "Welcome home for the holidays" like a festive Christmas wreath on your front door. Here are...

Don’t Throw Out a Single Strand This Season With This Christmas Lights Repair Tool

It happens every year—you're ready to deck the halls only to be left with a couple burnt out bulbs. Before...

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How To Keep a Poinsettia Alive After Christmas

A good day to buy a poinsettia is on National Poinsettia Day, December 12th. Then enjoy it all year as...

Half Christmas Trees Are the Perfect Way to Save Space This Holiday Season

People with small spaces rejoice! This half Christmas tree trend is a life-saver for those looking to save space.

The Simple Trick to Make Your Artificial Tree Look Fuller

This genius Christmas tree hack shows how you can use garland to make your artificial tree appear more full.

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Should You Try To Grow Mistletoe?

If you've bought a sprig of mistletoe at Christmastime, did the gardener in you wonder if you could grow your...

This Zigzag Hack Will Make Your Christmas Tree Lights Look Extra Bright

This Christmas tree light hack will make it SO easy to give your tree beautiful, bright lights.

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One in Ten People Experience Fire-Related Safety Issues with Their Christmas Tree, Says Survey

Stay safe this holiday season by following these easy Christmas tree fire safety tips.

People Are Making Giant Holiday Popcorn Garlands Out of Spray Foam and We’re Impressed

Follow these simple steps to create giant popcorn garland and add some festive flair to your home

Phone Charging Just Got a Whole Lot More Festive with This Christmas Lights Charging Cable

This Christmas lights charging cable is gaining traction on Amazon—and for good reason. It’ll make all your days...

What Kind of Christmas Cactus Is That?

Is there more than one type of Christmas cactus? Not really, but two other holidays have a special cactus and...

20 Inexpensive Accents to Bring Your Dinner Party Ideas to Life

Tis the season for holiday dinner parties. Here are 20 affordable dinner-party accents that work for the current...

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How To Hang Christmas Lights Outdoors

Hanging Christmas lights outdoors doesn't have to be overwhelming. Let's take it in stages and make it a fun holiday...