It’s easier to patch imperfections and holes in baseboard than to replace the entire piece. In this video, This Old House’s Tom Silva patches a baseboard using a Dutchman—a wood repair patch that is glued into a custom-cut hole.
This Old House editor Chris Ermides delivers the lowdown on choosing and using these versatile power players.
In this video, General Contractor Tom Silva teaches three apprentices from our GenNEXT program his method for roofing a section of the house that will receive significant snow loads.
Tom Silva teaches three apprentices from our Generation NEXT program how to install a window sash replacement kit.
A sidewall flare is a common architectural detail on many period-style homes, particularly the shingle style. Follow these steps to build a sidewall flare pattern yourself.
Looking to connect gas pipes in your home? This Old House Plumbing & Heating Expert Richard Trethewey explains a new method for connecting gas pipes, known as "press-connect."
Our plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains the general layout of the heating and cooling system in our Cape Ann project
Custom post frame builder Kyle Stumpenhorst illustrates how versatile and useful a rafter square can be
This Old House home builder Jeff Sweenor explains how he trimmed out the coffered ceiling of our Westerly project