This Old House Archives

April 2004

Choosing and Using Levels

From the basic bubble model to high-tech laser gadgets, what you need to know to get your house...

How to Hang a Window Box

TOH general contractor Tom Silva shows you how to hang a flower box, and TOH landscape contractor...

May 2004

Extend the place you cook and gather outside the home without sacrificing your favorite indoor...

Sanding Old Floors

What's the best machine for safely bringing old hardwood back to life?

The Carlisle House

To celebrate our 25th anniversary, This Old House purchased an 1849 Greek Revival farmhouse in a...

Wet-Garage Framing

Q: "Should I be worried about the bottoms of my garage-door framing studs getting wet?"