This Old House Archives


March 2019


Bath Tiling Made Easier

Renovating your bath? Take the stress out of a DIY tile job—and save some time and money—with...

How to Clean Saw Blades

Master carpenter Matt Jackson illustrates his method for keeping sawblades sharp and long...

How to Prune Spruce Trees

Though outdoor temperatures may not be ideal for yard work, in most areas March is prime time to...

How to Repair Rot Damage

'Tis the season for repairing rotted posts, windowsills, trim and more. Explore every pro method...

Marine Craftsmanship

Festool trainer Brian Sedgeley and world-renowned sailor and photographer Onne van der Wal...

Replacing a Kitchen Sink

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner update a...

What Is It? | Black Pads

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a black device with pads, but What Is It?