This Old House Archives
Can I convert my garage to create a cathedral ceiling?
With help from This Old House, a cramped kitchen grows to fit a family
Planting ideas for a gentle slope in need of a cover-up
The case of the vibrating washer
Q: I'm trying to choose between painted aluminum and painted galvanized steel gutters. What are...
Tom Silva's tricks for fixing a bouncy floor
Q: "Are hairline cracks between the stiles and rails of my new cabinet doors normal?"
Solutions for leaky sashes
An Illinois family plan their perfect kitchen
Q: "A storm drenched a basement floor before it cured. How can it be fixed?"
Judicious pruning and wound care are in order when a large branch splits off
Not necessarily a job for amateurs
A step-by-step guide to putting in a versatile and stylish fixture
A step-by-step guide to illuminating a walkway
You only need a little heat to burn right through some repairs.
How to add a layer of warmth on the inside
While building a house, should I put Sheetrock on an open beam ceiling or do I need roof vents to...
Q: I am in the process of insulating and enclosing my garage. What is the best type of insulation...
Beautify your home's exterior and increase its value with simple upgrades
Q: I have a large Harry Lauder's Walking Stick, and every year several tall, straight suckers...
High-tech locks open with the touch of a button
How to keep grass from intruding into vegetable gardens and flower beds
It's better under masonry, but it works with wood floors, too
Keep them apart, and live happily ever after
Decorate and protect your beds now, before the heat of summer sets in
The best materials and procedures to use to replace worn railroad ties
Q: "Why do nails push through our ceiling?"
It's all about evening out the hills and valleys
The best way to tear out grass to make room for flowers, shrubs, or vegetables
A delicious recipe for fish soup, direct from its creator
Q: What is the best method to deal with a wavy subfloor?
How can I seal my attic to prevent cold air leak and still have access to it?
Q: "What can we do about tree roots pushing up through our patio blocks?"