This Old House Archives


January 2016


All About Bamboo Flooring

With lustrous beauty and newfound durability that rival hardwood's, this sustainable material is...

Bent-Over Birches

Roger Cook advises a homeowner on how to keep birch trees upright during winter

How to Maintain a Furnace

Ask This Old House heating and plumbing expert Richard Trethewey explains the best practices for...

Smart Snow Removal Tools

After record amounts of the white stuff in recent years, it pays to be prepared with the right...

Storm Prep for Pets

More extreme-weather events means four-legged friends can get left out in the cold. Here's how to...