North Shore farmhouse exterior view

The North Shore Farmhouse: Instant Charmer

TOH TV follows along as a couple's quest for quality leads them to a factory-built home

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Last Chance to Show Us Your Remodel!

Enter your whole house redo before May 31st at midnight for a chance to land on the cover of the October issue and to win $10,000

Roger Cook installs a bluestone patio

How to Install an Urban Bluestone Patio

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard

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Something Old, Something New for a Gut Kitchen Redo

Undertaking the gut renovation of her forever kitchen, a seasoned home cook holds fast to two kitchen keepsakes

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

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A Private and Inviting Front Yard

A revamped facade and lush border plantings deliver street-side charm

Roger Cook discusses the beauty and benefits of large-container planting

How to Plant Using Large Containers

This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook discusses the beauty and benefits of large-container planting

  • the Mimosa tree is one example of a small tree that's perfect for a suburban lot
    Trees for Small Yards
    Looking for the perfect specimen for your suburban lot? Consider one of the many beautiful varieties that remain under 25 to 30 feet at maturity.
  • composite decking surrounded by lush plant life
    All About Composite Decking
    Long on life span and short on fuss, these man-made boards never splinter, rot, or need staining. The TOH team explains everything you need to know about selecting, installing, and caring for this thoroughly modern material

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