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How to Get the Best Curb Appeal on the Block

Easy front entry upgrades, fresh paint, and simple plantings can make your home's exterior the envy of the neighborhood

A Bright Attic Suite for $2,620

A dingy, makeshift bedroom and bath becomes a cheery retreat with custom built-ins—for less than the cost of a new set of furniture

A 1930s Shared Bath Gets a Revamp

A few more square feet and a new alcove add charm and breathing room to this Deco-inspired space

Read This Before You Paint

Before you pick up a paintbrush, check out This Old House's expert guide to the best products, tools, and techniques for putting color on your walls

House Parts You Didn't Know Had a Name

TOH helps you identify all those architectural "thingamajigs" and "whadya-call-its" you find around the house

A Charming Kitchen Revamp for $1,527

Refaced cabinets and a handful of inexpensive finishing touches, like new hardware and a resurfaced countertop, update an inefficient and claustrophobic space

Secrets to Great Curb Appeal

An eye-catching exterior is the sum of many parts. Here are six makeovers that show how combining small upgrades can create a handsome facade on any budget

A Home With a Lot of Heart

A couple turns their new house and its renovation into a living symbol of their love for each other

The $967 Kitchen Remodel

Warm brown paint, glass mosaic tile, and fresh fixtures update a drab old kitchen

Sitting Pretty With Window Seats

11 inspiring window seat designs and ideas provide a place to perch or relax (even snooze) and add style to any room in the house, often with the bonus of built-in storage