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What to Know Before Upgrading Your Garage Door

For many of us, the garage door is the primary way we come and go. While replacing one is a big decision, it’s also an opportunity for a major upgrade. Here’s how to pick the right one.

An Easy Guide to Gas Fireplaces

We break down the different types of gas fireplaces, questions to consider, key features, and costs.

All About Wainscoting

Dress up your plain-Jane walls with stylish trim that also guards against scuffs and scratches. This Old House helps you get the look you want at a price you can afford.

All About Pro-Style Ranges

Pick the right high end range for your space, cooking style, and budget.

All About Fiberglass Entry Doors

They're weatherproof, easy to maintain, and harder than ever to distinguish from wood.

How to Seal Old Windows

Don’t replace those drafty old windows, here’s how to weatherstrip your double hung windows instead.

How to Seal a Door Gap

We show you how to use silicone weatherstripping to fill gaps in your door.

Finding Sliding Door Replacement Parts

We show you how to identify a sliding glass door manufacturer, how to order replacement parts, and the best way to care for your doors.

All About Bamboo Hardwood Flooring

Looking for the best bamboo flooring? Read our guide on what to look for, the difference in cost and durability compared to that of its rival hardwood, and how it delivers on style and versatility.

10 Electrical Wiring Problems Solved

Do you have an electrical issue you’re looking to fix? Read our guide to learn some common electrical problems you might face, and the best solutions for each.