flooding in South Carolina

Historic Rains Cause Massive Power Outages

Here's how to keep your lights on come hailstorm or high water

an apple carved for Halloween

Creative Halloween Produce-Carving Ideas

After you've entered our annual pumpkin carving contest, tackle one (or all) of these next

dog feet and chew-toy on clean wood floor

Fast Fixes for Floor Scratches

Between footwear, pets, and furniture, wood floors can take a beating. Minimize the signs of wear and tear with these easy repairs.

view of the Belmont Victorian house featured in the 35 season of This Old House television

The Belmont Victorian House Project: Before

The TOH TV crew prepare to bring back period details in the 1895 house

classic two-tone checkerboard pattern of linoleum floor tiles in this kitchen with a blue island and open shelves above the counter

All About Linoleum Flooring

Durable, easy to clean, and eco-friendly before green was a selling point, linoleum is winning new fans. Here's what you need to know if you're considering it for your home

hands applying glue to the loose half of a tile to demonstrate the use of one type of gorilla glue

How to Choose the Right Glue for Your Project

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains which glues and adhesives work best on various materials, such as wood, foam and cement, for indoor and outdoor projects.

this old house senior technical editor mark powers using a paint brush on a deck rail and  balusters in how to refresh a deck

How to Restore a Deck

Follow the prep instructions carefully and paint on a specialty coating to preserve weathered boards for years to come

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