This Old House Archives


December 2019


How to Seal Ductwork

Improve the air quality and keep your home energy efficient by sealing your ducts

Magic Bulbs

A flower bulb is a wondrous thing, a self-contained world that holds all the nutrients it needs...

Never Clean Gutters Again

Many products claim to keep gutters from clogging as tree debris falls, but few deliver over the...

Open-Shelf Upgrade

Turn an awkward nook into a handsome slice of storage using shallow shelves finished with gallery...

WD-40 Best Practices

Ever since Water-Displacement 40th Formula was made available to the public in 1958, a spritz of...