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Generation NEXT Steps Up to Close the Skills Gap

This Old House launched its Generation NEXT initiative to shine a light on the urgent need for young people to enter the building trades. Here, we share high points of our work to date—and how we’re continuing the effort to close the skills gap

Jamestown Net-Zero House Reveal

As the Powers family moves into their renovated 1920s bungalow, it’s too early to tell if its energy-saving technologies and energy-producing systems will meet the net-zero ideal. But one thing’s certain: It’s great to be home. Explore our 40th-anniversary house project right here. MISSED THE REVEAL EPISODE ON PBS? You can watch it on demand right here at

Bath Before and After: Same Size, Standout Style

A wall came down and a new layout and amenities went in, turning a two-part bath into a seamless, one-of-a-kind space

In Fine Detail | 2018 Idea House Finale

Take a tour of our 2018 Idea House, an updated bungalow that showcases next-level craftsmanship at every turn

Beach-town Bungalow | 2018 Idea House Preview

Hammers are swinging at the 2018 Idea House, where advanced materials and building techniques are creating an updated Craftsman-style house with a staycation sensibility

Newton Generation NEXT Finale: Building Memories

With a more open (storage-packed!) first floor, a new master suite, and dedicated space for visiting grandparents, this 1879 Italianate’s remodel was designed with family in mind

Before and After: Family Room-to-Kitchen Remodel

Switching locations with the family room, a rebuilt kitchen gets the free-flowing space and updated finishes its owners crave

Idea House 2017 | The Reveal

An update of a classic seaside architectural style, our Rhode Island Beach House is built for easy living, with a flexible layout that can welcome multiple generations. Read on for more information about the house and links to photo galleries

Idea House 2017 | A Day at the Rhode Island Beach House

Work is under way at our 2017 Idea House in Rhode Island, where traditional architectural features combine with modern building techniques to create a family home with a relaxed coastal sensibility

The TOH Apprentices

Meet the talented young people working alongside our pros on the TOH TV project houses this season. New episodes start Oct 6th. Check local listings