This Old House Archives

April 2002

A Silent Stair

Tired of squeaky steps? Learning the anatomy of a staircase is the first step in silencing it.

Kitchen Quest

Whether you're designing a brand new kitchen or renovating what you have, be flexible.

May 2002

What happens behind the scenes at the television show

Picking the Perfect Floor

When choosing a new floor for your home, asking yourself a few key questions at the beginning can...

Repointing Brick

Touching up like a pro means using the right mortar. Lime-based putties take longer to set but...