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How to Patch a Wood Floor

A previous owner removed three old floor-mount heating ducts in our house, leaving patched areas that are obvious and unstable. How can I redo them, so they blend in with the surrounding floor?—Mike Scarmon, Evansville, WI

Pro Tips for Planting a Privacy Hedge 

Are you wanting to plant a privacy hedge of arborvitaes, but are unsure of the best kind to plant or how far apart to plant them? This Old House landscaping contractor Jenn Nawada shares her expert tips for planting privacy hedges.

Insider-Exclusive Q&A with Builder Charlie Silva (September 29 at 4 PM ET)

In order to view these Q&As, you must have access to YouTube or belong to our private Facebook group just for Insiders. You will need to provide your member ID or account email in order to be accepted into the Facebook group.

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Build It | Rough Sawn Headboard

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor build a headboard using rustic barnboard

This Old House® and Ask This Old House® Season Kick Off Starts September 29

The House That Norm Built Tribute Special to Premiere October 3.

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.

1720 Cape Ann Gambrel | Interior

Progress and expansion are underway at Season 44’s 1720 Cape Ann Gambrel in Ipswich, MA. See the work done 24/7/365 inside this historic home in real-time.

1720 Cape Ann Gambrel | Exterior

Progress and expansion are underway at Season 44’s 1720 Cape Ann Gambrel in Ipswich, MA. See the work done on this historic home in real-time, including reusing the wood beams and floors from the 1800s ell for the home’s new addition.

Installing a whole house fan
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How to Install a Whole House Fan

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a quick and clever way to keep a home cool.

5 Weekend Projects to Get Your Yard Ready for Summer

Summertime is upon us, which means longer days and extended weekends, outdoor barbeques, s’mores around the bonfire, relaxing with friends and family on the patio—and, did we mention the best part? Finally being able to work on projects outside!