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How to Deal With Bed Bugs

Pro tips for kicking out these buggy bed companions

cartoon illustration of many things comically wrong with a house

Break These Bad Homeowner Habits

Bad homeowner habits could be undermining your house. Here's how to nip serial "oopses" in the bud—and how to make them right

three examples of new products from the august 2015 This Old House editors' picks round-up

Editors Picks: Standout Home Improvement Goods

Of the many new tools, materials, and other home-improvement products that we discover every month, here are the standouts

Storage Upgrade: Add Casters to Crates

DIY bins that are easy to move, even when full from The Snug

Dethatching a Lawn

How to De-thatch a Lawn

In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook breathes new life into a suffocating lawn

mudroom entryway with runner and shelf storage

Make a Mudroom That Works for You

7 versatile drop-spots for coats, bags, and shoes, each packed with space-saving and clutter-busting ideas to help tidy up your entry

Automatic Standby Generator set among to some shrubbery and flowers outside a the brightly lit exterior of a two-level home

How to Buy a Generator

Get expert advice on buying a reliable generator from the editors at This Old House

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Current Issue: September 2015
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