The design and construction of your ceiling can make a room. Here, you’ll discover ceiling options for your next project.
Luscious color overhead in a light-reflecting finish can give your entry—and spirits—a lift.
Installing a new skylight into an existing opening with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.
Layer stock moldings onto a box beam to create a budget-friendly custom profile.
Tom Silva shares some tricks of the trade for cutting crown molding precisely to create a scarf joint and outside corners.
Giving your popcorn ceiling a facelift can be a grimy and time-consuming job, taking up the better part of an entire weekend, but you can certainly do it yourself. Read these tips on how to easily and safely clean popcorn ceilings.
These modern versions of old world home accents give the same look without the wait (or cost).
In this step-by-step video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows the best way to install decorative trim to the joint between wall and ceiling.
Here are 5 tips help you install a drop ceiling in your home that aren’t on the instruction manual.
Planning to refinish your basement? This in-depth guide shares inspiring basement ideas from floor plans and wall finishings to decor.
Use these directions to add character to your home by installing wood beams to your ceiling.
This Old House home builder Jeff Sweenor explains how he trimmed out the coffered ceiling of our Westerly project
How do you apply rafter tails to the exterior of a structure after the walls have been sheathed? Home builder Jeff Sweenor developed a simple solution that's efficient to execute
Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique smooths over a textured ceiling using joint compound
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a cracked plaster ceiling in an older home
Norm sees the decorative brackets being used on the exterior and learns why polyurethane is a better choice than PVC stock for this application
One wide swath of color can create a fresh, clean look that highlights a room’s best assets
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs a new skylight into an existing roof opening
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a fan on a cathedral ceiling
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a damaged and cracked ceiling.
In an act of upside-down residential archaeology, the This Old House TV crew reveals—and rebuilds—historical plaster details entombed above a false ceiling
Apply basic carpentry techniques to primed boards and molding to add a formal, elegant touch to any room
TOH general contractor Tom Silva shows how new designs and better flashing make for a watertight roof window
Follow our tips for tapping the hidden-in-plain-sight potential of that fifth wall