Richard Trethewey explains what foods should and shouldn't go into garbage disposers

What Can and Can't Go Down a Garbage Disposer

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains what foods should and should not go into garbage disposers

Kevin O'Connor and homeowner Katherine go to Brimfield

Episode 8 of This Old House: Antiques for an Antique House

Host Kevin O'Connor heads to Brimfield, Massachusetts, home of the world's largest outdoor antiques show

a person is stirring the contents of a bowl, standing at a stainless steel island in a bright, modern, open kitchen. Pendant lights hang overhead, and a large, L-shaped marble counter wraps back under dark custom cabinets

One Big, Happy Kitchen for Family Gatherings

Annexing the dining room gives this mom of two teenagers an open kitchen where the whole gang can gather

hand holding a smart phone in a living area, with the legs of a wood table and wood flooring visible below it, and the passage into another living area visible in the back

TOH Top 100 2015: Best New Home Tech Products

From a low-tech flue damper to a high-tech HD video doorbell, these 14 products put you in control of your environment

3 Cleaning Tips for Cold + Flu Season

Easy steps to keep your family in good health on our sister site The Snug

woman trimming plant on front porch, fast home fixes

35 Super-Fast Fixes and Easy Upgrades

We've got tips to help you spiff up the spots visitors are most likely to focus on, from the front stoop to the dining table

snow-covered victorian house full-width front porch at dusk. the house is decorated with white lights, red ribbons, and christmas wreaths. the bushes and trees out front are wrapped in colored holiday lights.

Holiday-Lighting Know-How

For a spectacular display that's merry and bright—and doesn't blow a fuse—follow these five tips from lighting pros

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Current Issue: November/December 2015
Classic, cozy rooms: ideas for a smarter, more stylish home

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