From materials and products to clever, everyday practical information, read on to learn more about green home living.
Want to learn how to trap and zap germs this flu season? We asked Dr. Amy E. Kirby, a public health expert at Emory University, to translate the latest research into practical tips that can keep germs at bay, and put your mind at ease
How to toss or recycle household materials in need of special treatment. Note: Be sure to check your local laws before proceeding
Richard and Kevin investigate Germany’s energy efficiency. Kevin and Ross head to Texas to install a residential wind turbine in Texas.
Service smoke alarms, drain the water heater, fertilize the lawn, drain and store hoses, PLUS other things you've got to get done before cold weather kicks in for good.
This summer's flooding has destroyed thousands of houses, from Indiana to Texas. The rebuilding process starts with mold remediation
A new documentary shows the prevalence and dangers of mold toxins in our living spaces
Address the annoyingly tough-to-reach places with these smart strategies
Improving indoor air quality with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a professional approach to eliminating dangerous fungus outbreaks in the home
Installing a programmable thermostat is only one step in making your home more energy efficient
Once drafty and underinsulated, a New England house gets a state-of-the-art efficiency makeover
Learn the best way to reduce your use of certain household products, as well as the proper way to dispose of those you no longer need
Vinegar and baking soda aren't the only alternative household cleaners you can find in your pantry to fight against dirt
Learn about every day houseplants that do double duty clearing out pollutants in your indoor air.
Doctors can't explain what's wrong for about 10 percent of couples who can't conceive, and some experts suspect the culprit is where you'd least expect: in the home
How one family is turning their 1910 house into an energy- and resource-saving pilot project
When an inspection revealed a handful of household hazards, the owners of this TOH TV project house tackled the cleanup for a healthier home
Here’s how to root out the invisible irritants that turn your home into a sick house and banish them for good.
By adding together all the little ways a renovation can consider eco-friendliness and energy savings, one modest bungalow earned top honors from the country's oldest green building program
From wine to grease stains, use these simple and nontoxic household cleaning solutions that are likely in your kitchen pantry.
A new evaluation tool looks at more than just green building materials when deciding if a house is energy efficient
Water-efficiency specifications for new homes have finally arrived from the EPA
Show winter illnesses the door by keeping the house as germ-free as can be. This Old House has some time-honored tips for making your house a healthy home
Why a pediatrician mom chose nontoxic kitchen cabinets for her young family's vintage home
We separate the myth from the fact, and tell you what to do if you're concerned
How to get cash for your trash—and other money-saving ways to reduce renovation waste