The design and construction of your ceiling can make a room. Here, you’ll discover ceiling options for your next project.
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
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
Flatter your fixture with a lacy frame that suggests old-world plasterwork. With the help of a stencil and craft paint, you can do it in a flash
Can't find a match for your original molding? With these steps you can easily make matching trim
Highlighting the transition between walls and ceiling, this decorative trim adds character to even the plainest rooms
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva demonstrates a great product for plaster repair
Ceiling medallions come in all sizes and designs, befitting everything from simple Colonial-style sitting rooms to ornate Victorian parlors
Installing molding where walls meet ceiling adds character and value to your home. But the variety of materials crown molding comes in can be daunting. Here's help sorting out what works where
Create a nailing surface when ceiling joists aren't where you need them
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva saves a cracked plaster ceiling
A simple angled piece of carved wood at the ceiling can turn a plain-box room into a finished masterpiece. Check out these crown molding designs, from the sleek to the multi-peaked
From measuring to cutting to coping, discover how to easily install crown molding and add sculptural interest to your rooms.
A single length of molding spanning a wall is best, but when you have to use a second piece, use this technique to hide the gap
Looking to upgrade your ceiling fan? Read this step-by-step guide to putting in a versatile and stylish fixture.
Try one of these seven ceiling treatments to improve the space overhead
Putting back these "little houses" wasn't a simple task, but it's had a transformative effect on the Manchester project.