This Old House Archives
Your racket may be gathering dust in the attic, but don't throw away its partners in crime. Here...
Put some spring in your steps and in your planting beds, patios, and pots, too
Worried you won't be able to make your mortgage payments? Protect your home and your investment...
This tough new toolbag reinvents the wheel
Jeld-Wen unveils a muscle-saving innovation
Simple stone patios, easy-care plants, best fire pit choices, and 27 more great ideas
An expanded master bath finally suits a 1908 home
Climbers and ramblers will cover a trellis, an arbor, even a shed roof, with a profusion of blooms
Cut up the scraps left over from the toy chest to make these simple items
Sure, there are honest contractors. But there are rip-off artists too. Learn the words that are...
Make a good impression both indoors and out with stamped tiles and trim
First published in 1913, this how-to primer has stood the test of time
Building a classic shade arbor for the backyard
How to build a small bookcase with more than 10 square feet of shelf space
How to make handy storage for games and gizmos, with instructions for parents and kids
Create a beautiful window seat with loads of extra storage
Learn how to build a planter with salvaged metal tin ceilings
In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to...
Follow the trail of an exterminator as he helps a Staten Island family eradicate backyard vermin
The right way to put up cabinets with tight joints, flush frames, and perfectly aligned doors
It's an awkward corner of the house. Why not make it a space-saving dresser?
Installing a sliding staircase for a solid route to storage
Government and industry efforts help you keep the carpet out of the landfill
A pro's secrets for rejuvenating weather-beaten wood
A pro shows you how to rebuild the water-damaged edge of a roof
Create a lovely new front entry in a weekend
As the weather warms and home-improvement projects begin, renovation rip-off artists come...
The media room has migrated into the bath, with all the splash-proof entertainment you need
Five essential tips for maximizing every square inch of a small house
How to reduce lead hazards when you're renovating
Master carpenter Norm Abram's techniques for work gloves
A knotty alternative to the real thing
This is a video to watch! A flooded New Orleans is demolished, and a brand-new modular house is...
Pro secret for rejuvenating weather-beaten wood
Sure, they're odd, but these products are also handy in the garden
New materials, colors and patterns can charm even the most die-hard chintz hater
With the right pair of work gloves, you'll never notice all the times you don't get hurt