This Old House Archives


August 2018


Best Fire Pit Accessories

A fire pit can be more than just a lump of burning logs if you include tools that let you roast,...

Keep Basements Mold-Free

Planning to create or redo a below-grade living space? Finished basements are vulnerable to...

Mid-century Modern Style

This popular retro style is seeing a resurgence. Explore our archives for tons of inspiration 

Phoenix Remodel Rising

Civic-minded homeowners help resurrect a 1903 house in the heart of downtown, enlivening it with...

What Is It? | Rubber Cups

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey presents two rubber cups—but...