teal painted sideboard with metallic gold image of world map on tabletop in a living area with wood floors and a chandelier

Paint on a Furniture Focal Point

Use an overhead projector to trace a pattern or whimsical image onto plain furniture

a woman arranges a vase of daffodils on a kitchen island across from a child with a magazine and a man chopping food on a cutting board in this bright white redesigned island kitchen

A Bright-White Kitchen Redesigned Online

Consulting by e-mail, pin board, Skype, and telephone, a long-distance designer helps a dark but otherwise great cook space lighten up

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Cleaning Under Pressure

Getting your house in tip-top shape for summer often means blasting away crud with a power-washer. Keep reading for the dirt on how to tackle four common tasks

veteran's special house recipient Matt DeWitt stands on the porch of his new home from This Old House with his wife, two small children, one staring directly into the camera, and an older man

Welcome Home: Special Houses Fit to Honor Injured Veterans

This Old House TV host Kevin O'Connor interviews veterans about how adapted houses provided by Homes for Our Troops have changed their lives

deck demonstrating use of Composite and Cellular PVC Decking Products

Composite Decking Guide

Before you makeover your outdoor spaces, learn about the advances in nonwood decking in the past 20 years

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