This Old House Archives


December 2016


Create a Baking Station

Before you tackle a holiday tart or hand-glazed chocolates, give yourself a bit of pro-style prep...

DIY Extension Cord

Scott Caron, master electrician for TOH and owner of Caron Electric, explains how to make...

Feed the Birds

Edible ornaments are a festive way to catch the eye of cold-weather friends like chickadees and...

Hat and Coat Hooks

Whether you’re looking for a standout piece to grace your entryway or multiples for your mudroom,...

Hold the Salt

Roger Cook’s tips on how to keep slushy salt from killing your lawn

Noisy Radiators

TOH plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses how to silence those noisy...