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A Cape Cod-Style House Worth the Wait

Determined to get it right, a couple take their time—10-plus years—putting a plan in place to transform their 1970s house into the open, light-filled, character-rich home they always wanted.

Cape Ann Project Reveal: A Home Fit for Generations to Come

Built in 1891, the gracious Shingle-style house had welcomed more than a century of family gatherings. Revived and improved during a nine-month renovation documented by TOH TV, it stands ready for its current owners to add their own chapter to its history

A Tiny Cottage Transformation Into a Unique Family Home

See how this modest 1937 cottage grows into a unique family home, thanks to a couple’s passion for preserving and building upon its homespun appeal.

6 Jaw-Dropping Curb-Appeal Makeovers

Borrow from these before-and-afters and give the neighbors something to talk about

Dutch Colonial Revival Renovation: Better Than Ever

A couple rooted in Maine turn a 120-year-old charmer into a comfortable "keeper" by honoring its past and coaxing its hardest-working spaces into the present.

Settling Down in a Cozy 1925 Bungalow

After hopscotching from house to house while raising a family, a couple of empty nesters settle down in a snug little 1925 bungalow, rebuilding it just how they want it.

All About Fiberglass Entry Doors

They're weatherproof, easy to maintain, and harder than ever to distinguish from wood.

See This 19th-Century Schoolhouse Get Repurposed into a Charming Home

When a city dweller decamps to the country and tackles the renovation of a 19th-century schoolhouse, there are more than a few lessons to be learned.

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How to Make an Embroidery Hoop Wreath

Embellishing an embroidery hoop is an easy and inexpensive way to create a modern and beautiful wreath for just a few dollars. Watch this tutorial from House One’s Jenn Largesse to learn how to make your own hoop wreath.

13 Door Décor Ideas

Enhance your entrance with these projects to amp up curb appeal and boost your mood every time you come home.

3-Room Remodels That Transform the Home

Exploring three beautiful room remodels to show you how far your budget, style, and DIY skills can go to transform a space, with This Old House DIY Expert & House One’s Jenn Largesse.

Front Porch Lights: From A to Z

More than just a beacon leading to the front door, exterior lighting helps define the look of a house. With planning and a bit of math, you can put your home's best face forward.

Curb Appeal Before and After Gallery

An exterior home remodel doesn't have to mean a soup-to-nuts transformation. Check out these clever, thrifty before and after curb appeal makeovers to create a more welcoming home.

12 Types of Dormer Roofs

Here are the different types of dormers that have been designed over the years to let in light and add more space to attics.

Exterior French Doors: A Buyer’s Guide

Looking for the best patio doors? The window-door hybrid has never looked—or performed—better. Here’s how to find the right ones for your house and budget.

A 300-Year-Old Home Gets a DIY Remodel

A young couple tackle the project of a lifetime, showing what’s possible when you’ve got DIY skills, a go-for-it attitude, and stamina to spare. See this Cape Cod-style home get a complete makeover.

Low-Maintenance Landscaping Shrubs and Bushes

Our picks for the best landscaping shrubs and bushes that provide maximum beauty with minimal hassle.

Restoring a 19th Century Cape Cod

An antiques lover restores authenticity to her 1820s Cape with vintage furniture, salvaged flooring, period-style trim, and paint colors that bring back its time-honored patina.

Charleston-Elliotborough House Exterior Paint Colors

We remodeled two houses during our Charleston 2018 TV season. Many fans asked for the exact colors of the Elliotborough exterior, and here they are

Wall-mount Mailboxes

Increase your curb appeal with a letter box that suits your house’s style

Best Curb Appeal Before and Afters 2016

The top exterior revamps from the Reader Remodel Contest 2016

What's Their Story? Facade Fragments

Learn the history behind shapely architectural ruins

4 Surprising Rules on Painting the American Flag

Tips for ensuring you display Old Glory with honor and respect

4 Clever Ways to Clean Your Home's Exterior

Remedy curb appeal eyesores with these off-label uses for around-the-house products

A Garden Designer's Favorite Shrubs

8 no-fail garden beauties for all-season performance

Curb Appeal Ideas for More Street Cred

From paint schemes to plantings to entry porches, we've got upgrades for every budget

Best Curb Appeal Before and Afters 2014

As we gear up to announce the 2015 winner of the Search for America's Best Remodel, take a look back to last year's top home exteriors

Best Curb Appeal Before and Afters 2013

You showed us your amazingly transformed home exteriors. Now see which ones were finalists in our annual Reader Remodel Contest

Curb Appeal Boosts for Every Budget

Making your house the stunner on the street doesn't have to break you or the bank

Picking the Perfect Exterior Paint Colors

The owners of the current TOH TV house used period illustrations, expert advice, and modern technology to find the right hues for their home

18 Tips for Decorating Your Garden

Ornaments add another dimension to a landscape and give it year-round appeal. Here, lessons from one striking space

Best Curb Appeal Before and Afters 2012

You showed us your eye-popping exterior makeovers. Now see which ones were finalists in our annual Reader Remodel Contest