This Old House Archives
Here are some common problems you might face, and their solutions.
A simple recipe for Concord grape jelly manages to unite Yankee frugality with the New York...
Q: How do we keep doves away from our chimney?
Tom Silva explains what he considers to be best practices in constructing a slab foundation that...
Q: "Can I fabricate a curved gutter?"
A dimmer switch can create a tranquil mood, but not if it makes an annoying buzz
A sticky problem, and a solution for an older mower
Are pleated filters more effective — or more resistant
Don't guess about extinguishers. Here's a critical guide you need to read
You can give your fireplace a face-lift by replacing its decorative frame
What to do when the plaster ceiling is hidden under a suspended one
Learn how to navigate salvage yards for your trash—to—treasure hunts
What to do about the baseboards before you head out on vacation
For the Concord Cottage, the TOH crew figured out how to make the most of a small space.
Putting a new face on the railroad ties
Ventilate a bathroom without disturbing the room above
After a year in storage, the cast-iron table needs some TLC
Get your gates back on the horizontal
It's been a gatekeeper's lodge, a local store, and a family home. After 150 years, this tiny...