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How to Install Drip Edge and Step Flashing
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.
How To Install a Window Sash Replacement Kit
Tom Silva teaches three apprentices from our Generation NEXT program how to install a window sash replacement kit.
How to Choose a Finish Nailer | This Old House: Live
With four nail gauge sizes to choose from, one size does not fit all carpentry and woodworking applications. Need to know how to pick the right finish nailer? Watch as This Old House editor Chris Ermides showcases the differences between the types of finish nailers.
How to Build a Sidewall Flare Pattern
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.
How to Connect Steel Gas Pipes
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."
How to Fix Baseboards with a Repair Patch
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.
Cape Ann Project Heating Plan
Our plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains the general layout of the heating and cooling system in our Cape Ann project
Tips and Tricks for Using a Rafter Square
Custom post frame builder Kyle Stumpenhorst illustrates how versatile and useful a rafter square can be
Adding Crown Molding to a Coffered Ceiling
This Old House home builder Jeff Sweenor explains how he trimmed out the coffered ceiling of our Westerly project
How to Build a Custom Window Screen
Pro2Pro Editor, Chris Ermides, decided to upgrade the tattered window screens that came with his house by building new ones