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Easy add-ons for those without this catchall room

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Craziest Homeowner Holiday Disaster Stories II

From silly to downright scary, TOH readers chime in for the second year with their craziest Yuletide tales

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How to Avoid Rookie Plumbing Mistakes

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey demonstrates some common plumbing mistakes and how to avoid them

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100 DIY Upgrades for Under $100

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5 Unique Umbrella Storage Ideas

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The go-to items we're gifting to friends and family this year

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Holiday Gift Guide: 25 Great Ideas Under $25

For the homeowner or DIYer in your life: a wallet-friendly wish list, hand-picked by the editors of This Old House

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    DIY Gift Guide
    It may be the thought that counts, but the effort that goes into a handmade present makes these crafty items the most thoughtful gifts of all

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Current Issue: November/December 2015
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