Roger Cook and homeowner clearing away poison ivy

How to Clear Poison Ivy

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook provides strategies for ridding your yard of this insidious invader

1950s seaside cottage after renovation

A Seaside Cottage Looks Small, Lives Large

How to expand a small 1950s home on the water without sacrificing its charm? Raise the ceilings, add on in back, and create more rooms outdoors

colorful paint in paint cans, 10 uses for paint cans

10 Uses for Paint Cans

New or used, these pails have a variety of uses around the house

31 Scary Houses Turned Into Spectacular Homes

The Mosquito, in Close-Up

What makes these pests so pesky and how to keep them at bay

a newly installed pergola above a garage door

How to Build a Garage Pergola

Use milled brackets and pressure-treated lumber to create an elegant canopy over your garage door

  • Budget Fixes
    radiator cover used as buffet easy upgrade
    50 Nifty Fix-Ups For Less than $100
    Simple upgrades can drastically improve the feel and function of your home. These clever tips, projects, and products offer a big payoff for a small investment

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