This Old House Archives

July 2002

Brick Wall

Q: "Is there something we can apply to an interior brick wall that runs between two houses that...

Building a Great Gazebo

Whether custom designed or built from a kit, a backyard pavilion provides a perfect place to...

Hot Mopping

What is hot mopping, and what are the steps involved in hot mopping a shower floor?

Neater Paint Rolling

"Cutting in" along the ceiling with a brush is an essential first step when painting a wall with...

Perfect Paneling Seams

If you can't get a perfectly tight fit between the sheets, you can at least hide the evidence

Retro Redo

A 1930s kitchen gets an efficiency update — but keeps its vintage charm