Curb Appeal Videos
These This Old House videos showcase all of our curb appeal projects, how-tos, and designs.
How to Build Window Flower Boxes
In this DIY Smarts project, This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert and landscape contractor Jenn Nawada build and plant custom window boxes for a colorful touch of curb appeal.
How to Replace a Mailbox Post
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a new curbside mailbox
How to Swap the Swing of an Entry Door
Changing your door from a right-hand swing to a left-hand swing can be a fairly easy task, as long as it’s the same height on both sides, and you’re okay with the inside face of the door becoming the outer face. Watch Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert as he helps general contractor Tom Silva change the swing of an entry door.
How to Resize an Exterior Door
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva trims a front door that’s getting caught on a homeowner’s entry rug
How to Upgrade a Steel Lamppost
Use a PVC column kit and trim to create an architectural detail that shines day or night.
How to Replace Sidelights on a Front Door
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva replaces a pair of sidelights on a front door with new, insulated ones
How to Install a New Storm Door in an Old Opening
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva hangs a new storm door in an old opening
How to Install a Bluestone Landing on a Front Entry
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook upgrades an old brick with bluestone slabs
Best Tools to Pick Up Leaves
From power vacuums to leaf blowers, we share different tools you can use to get rid of fallen leaves in your yard.
How to Upgrade a Concrete Urban Patio
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook transforms an old, ugly city slab into an urban oasis
How to Repair a Rusted Wrought Iron Railing
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva rebuilds a corroded, unsafe railing.
How to Choose Materials for a Stone Wall
Discovering the wide world of stones with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
How to Install Exterior Trim Around a Stone Chimney
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to custom-fit PVC trim to a stone surface
Making Modern Windows Work in a Historic Home
The trick to renovating a historic home is to use replacement windows with authentic period details, like Marvin Windows
How to Build a Pathway Lamppost
Pick up some stock cedar and a hanging lantern to construct a custom garden fixture
Driveway Edging: Installing Belgian Blocks
Adding a neat row of Belgian block stones to each side of an asphalt driveway will boost its curb appeal while also providing a clear visual aid as you back out or pull in. Here’s how to install one.
How to Replace a Mailbox
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook delivers advice on proper mailbox placement
How to Install a Prehung Exterior Door
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva makes quick work of replacing an old door.