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Enter your whole house redo for a chance to land on the cover of the October issue and to win $10,000

Richard Trethewey replaces a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle anti-scald valve

How to Install an Anti-Scald Shower Valve

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey replaces a three-handle shower valve with a single-handle anti-scald valve

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Read This Before You Insulate Your Attic

Yes, it's a messy job. But when the dust (and fiberglass) settles, you'll enjoy a fatter bank account and more comfortable indoor temps year-round

upgraded steel lamppost

How to Upgrade a Steel Lamppost

Use a PVC column kit and trim to create an architectural detail that shines day or night

bright, open, modern bathroom with black, white, and brown floor tiles. Green built-in cabinets run the length of the double-bay sink, and a standing shower stall with glass door abuts the sinks. A tub and radiator visible in the foreground

Upsized and Unified Master Bath with Period Style

A spare bedroom turned dressing area offers a spot for a new master bath with an old-house vibe

black and gray quartz kitchen countertop on island with blue kitchen cabinets in background

All About Quartz Countertops

With the look of natural stone, minus the maintenance, these surfaces give granite a run for its money

How to Caulk a Tile Backsplash

The secret to clean lines revealed on our junior DIY site, The Snug

  • 22 Little Ways to Go Green
    Here are some low-stress steps to take around the house to reduce your carbon footprint, create a healthier home, and lower your monthly bills to boot

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