This Old House Archives

January 2003

A Sod Roof

Keeping moisture out is the first concern

Common Ground

What you need to know about easements that give others use of your property

Mildewed Vinyl

Q: "Our house has white vinyl siding. Some areas are covered with pinhead-size black dots. What...

Porch Floor Repair

Q: Should I put a brass or stainless steel cap over the outside edge of my porch to protect it?

Stripping Tin

Q: It takes a number of products—and lots of patience

Wooden Gutters

Q: What are the advantages and disadvantages on wooden gutters?