This Old House Archives


July 2010


10 Uses for Yogurt Cups

Don't ditch these plastic containers after eating their contents. TOH reader Mark Feroglia has...

10 Ways to Beat the Heat

Staying cool this summer doesn't necessarily mean you have to pay a fortune to keep the air...

8 Easy Flooring Upgrades

Quick and easy DIY underfoot updates for your kitchens, baths, living spaces, and even garages

All About Retaining Walls

You, our TOH online community members, told us that building a retaining wall tops the summer to...

All About Sprinklers

7 rain makers for easy lawn-watering, PLUS learn just how much you should be watering grass and...

Carts and Wheelbarrows

From trash to topsoil, everything travels more quickly when you stick a wheel underneath it

How to Get Rid of Weeds

Learn how to identify common lawn and garden invaders, then get pro advice on how to eliminate...

Laundry Rooms With More

Not just a grungy basement space anymore, the cleanup center can be as handsome as any other room...

Pricewise: Gas Grills

TOH readers told us outdoor cookers were on their wish list for summer, so we smoked out two...

String Trimmers

Trimmers and techniques to keep your grass looking its best

Wet/Dry Vacs

They suck up everything from chunks of plaster and nails to microscopic drywall dust and pools of...