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Get Your Dream Deck
Six designs to steal ideas from on siting, materials, railings, lighting, and more for your backyard retreat.
Partners in GrimeRemodeling together is one of the extreme sports of coupledom. Here's how to make sure your team survives it.One architect designed and built his own midcentury gem using post-and-beam construction that made adding on easy.Dress up a boring asphalt drive with a granite-block apron.
Little Green GiantWalk through the finished TOH TV project and review the lessons it demonstrates in eco-friendly remodeling.
A gracious host kitchen with old-house characterReplacing a sun-scorched deck with a three-season screened porchStone veneerHow hard could it be, really, to finish a project? One man's rationalizationsCarved wood corbelsIf you're dreaming of buying a vacation home, read this firstMaking the switch to natural lawn careIs Internet-based phone service for you?Air compressorsRepairing stucco siding
How It WorksSolar hot water systemsReplacing a bathroom faucetThis brick Second Empire home awaits your interior-finishing genius
Ask This Old HouseImproving bad soil; fixing slippery deck steps; and more QA
Skill BuildingTightening plumbing connections; setting up mason's lines; and more tips
Norm's NotebookAdvice on compressors from TOH master carpenter Norm Abram
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