This Old House Archives


May 2015


Cleaning Under Pressure

Getting your house in tip-top shape for summer often means blasting away crud with a power-washer...

Four-Season Garden Star

A garden designer pairs easy-care shrubs and colorful containers for a home garden that wows year...

How to Hire an E-Designer

Hire a designer you've never met? Thanks to Skype, e-mail, and the Web, it's not as crazy as it...

Outdoor Fabrics 101

The labels all say "safe for outside," but not all outdoor fabrics are created equal