the remodeled Hanson kitchen with salvaged materials

Homespun Heirloom Kitchen

A designer turns her grandmother's cook space into a salvage showcase

image taken at night of the well-lit mansion used in the movie

What Happened to These Famous Movie Homes?

You've seen these houses on the silver screen. Find out what became of them after their moment in the spotlight.

toh master carpenter Norm Abram reaching up to fix a sliding door rail in the doorway above his head

Norm Abram's Tricks of the Trade IV

TOH compiled the latest and greatest from the master carpenter

installing a whole house fan in the attic

How to Install a Whole House Fan

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a quick and clever way to keep a home cool

Blogger Before and After: From '70s to Showstopper

This blogger left no surface of her guest bathroom untouched. See how this DIYer’s dream came together in only six weeks.

Get the Look of Gorgeous Granite...With Paint

A budget makeover idea for laminate countertops

kitchen with revamped green cabinets

6 Before-and-After Kitchen Cabinets

From small paint changes to total redos, these cabinet transformations will inspire you to start your kitchen face-lift today.

  • a backyard patio with heritage river birch trees for shade
    Fast-Growing Shade Trees
    Want to add some cool beauty to your landscape? Here are fast-growing favorites for shade, screening, and spectacular ornamental beauty
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    All About Wood Countertops
    Visually rich and warm to the touch, these natural beauties are making a comeback. Here's how to determine if they'll work in your house

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