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How to Build a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva transforms stock shelving into a custom built-in


How to Repair a Rotted Porch Post

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a decaying porch post

New Seasons Premiering on PBS and The Roku Channel

This Old House and Ask This Old House are back with all-new seasons starting Sept. 29 on PBS and streaming free on The Roku Channel on Oct. 3.

The mountain modern idea house progress is underway.

2022 Mountain Modern: Mountain Modern Resolve | Ep. 10

Construction on the house continues as everyone reflects on the process. The highs, the lows and all that happened on the journey. Through it all, keeping an eye on the prize, a Mountain Modern home.


2022 Mountain Modern: Break-ins and Bandwidth | Ep. 5

Roof trusses are installed. James and Kyle need to find an internet signal, or mountain life dreams will shatter. Jesse deals with a job site break-in, and the Phifers take a family field trip to the site.


2022 Mountain Modern: Steel Away | Ep. 3

With framing finally moving ahead, Jared and his team face the next challenge. Their Mountain Modern home requires steel to support its dramatic style. That means crane snaking mountain roads.

Amber and Jared Phifer

2022 Mountain Modern: Meet Mountain Modern | Ep. 1

Ever wonder what it would be like to build a house in the Rockies? Amber and Jared Phifer build several every year. They run a Design firm in the Rockies, specializing in Mountain Modern homes.

Amber and Jared speak to homeowners at a walkthrough of the job site.

2022 Mountain Modern: Reclaim and Repair | Ep. 4

Jared and Amber are pros at managing homeowner stress levels. With progress at the job site, they invite the homeowners for a walk-through and show them their Mountain Modern home is nearly a reality.

Jared learns about a one-of-a-kind shingle system.

2022 Mountain Modern: Mountain Energy | Ep. 8

Jared learns about a one-of-a-kind shingle system. Amber shows Kyle and James unique design elements. Jesse deals with septic issues. Jared does a walkthrough. Best Buy installs the laundry.

Kyle and James get behind schedule on the build.

2022 Mountain Modern: Mounting Delays | Ep. 2

Building in the Rockies is not easy. Amber and Jared know it all too well. Impassable roads, supply chain issues, and worker shortages have put their project for Kyle and James behind schedule.