This Old House Archives
Some jobs are best left to the pros
It's true what your teachers told you — you will use math in real life
Here's the secret to getting good results from woodworking's humble sandpaper.
Q: "How do I repair lawn damage from trucks and tractors?"
A bit of foresight makes future electrical connections a snap
One-bag-fits-all seed mixes won't always yield a perfect lawn. Here are the best turf types for...
We live in a new Cape with cedar clapboard siding. Water is...
What's the best way to vent a cooktop that's installed in a kitchen island?
There are always clues about how a house has evolved. But there are red herrings, too.
Here's how to show them off only when they are showing you stuff.
Q: "How do I fix a shower leak onto a basement window?"
The fearless experts of This Old House share their wisdom on real homeowner questions
How do I remove layers of old, resistant paint from my doors?
Q: "How do I repair dry rot in my window sills?"
The latest energy-saving devices can talk to your power company — and you
Q: "What can I do about a sliding glass door that won't slide?"
How to put an end to the stubborn creaks
Q: The baseboard in our house consists of two pieces of wood: a flat lower piece and a top piece...