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Show Us Your Remodel!

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

a bubbling fountain

All About Garden Fountains

Adding the pleasing sights and sounds of flowing water to your backyard can transform it into a relaxing retreat

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

How to Caulk a Tile Backsplash

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

  • Tom Silva repairs a plaster wall
    How to Fix Damaged Plaster
    Visitors to thisoldhouse.com asked for help with dinged, gouged, and cracked walls. Here's an easy way to get a smooth surface that lasts

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Current Issue: March 2016
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