This Old House Archives


April 2012


10 Uses for Mayonnaise

Mayo is a delicious addition to many dishes, but it can also tackle household problems that don't...

All About Exterior Paint

Expert advice on choosing the best formulations for your siding type, selecting the most eye...

Cheery Bistro Sets

Turn a corner of the deck, a tiny terrace, and even a shady spot in the yard into an instant...

Cord-Free String Trimmers

With no cord tethering you to an electrical outlet, a battery-powered trimmer will quickly neaten...

DIY Granite

Q: Can I install a solid granite countertop by myself?

The Cambridge 2012 House

This Old House TV heads to a historic New England neighborhood to give a bland Queen Anne some...

The Essex House

An unassuming cottage will get new life as a house that's designed for aging in place