In many areas of the country, some form of consumer fireworks are legal. Learn how to protect yourself and your family if you're planning your own festival of lights this holiday.
Whether you’re shopping for Mom, Grandma, or another mother in your life, we have you covered. From gardening accessories to power tools, here are a few ideas to get you started.
If you’re a last-minute shopper looking for that perfect gift for the DIYer in your life, we have you covered with these great deals on Amazon home products.
Are you hosting the family gathering this year? Here are a few ways to whip your house into shape so you won’t have to worry about mishaps arising while guests are visiting.
Master electrician Heath Eastman shows host Kevin O’Connor what he needs to know about holiday light safety.
You can add a spooky touch to your house with colorful pumpkins, ghouls, spiders, and more. Here is the best spooky decor for Halloween.
Ask This Old House team members talk about how their fathers shaped their lives and careers.
Host Kevin O’Connor meets general contractor Tom Silva in the workshop playing with his new favorite toy—the lathe. Tom demonstrates how he uses it to turn custom wooden holiday ornaments perfect for the tree or give as a festive gift.
Christmas ornaments help you and your family celebrate the holiday season. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best Christmas ornaments on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Artificial Christmas trees get you into the holiday spirit. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best artificial Christmas trees on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home.
In this DIY Smarts, This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner safely install a variety of Christmas lights.
Landscape Contractor Jenn Nawada discusses the various types of Christmas trees.
Kevin O’Connor, Richard Trethewey, Heath Eastman, and Mark McCullough recount hilarious stories of holiday mishaps.
Are you planning a small outdoor gathering this summer with close friends and family? We’ve rounded up our favorite items—from grills to patio furniture and pool accessories—that are certain to make your Fourth of July soirée one to remember.
You don’t need to have a green thumb to keep your Christmas tree alive, but there are a few tricks that may help make it last all season-long.
Need that perfect gift for Dad? From grills to power tools to the latest smart tech, our Father's Day Gift Guide has something for everyone.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada discusses alternatives to flower bouquets that make great gifts.
Make easy work of building your old gingerbread house, thanks to these handy kits from Wilton
Need some quick front-door decor? A ring crafted from pinecones you foraged—or bought, if your yard’s in short supply—with a grapevine wreath as a base takes minutes to make and will last till the new year (and beyond)
Read these 7 easy tips to make hosting Thanksgiving at your home less stressful this holiday season.
Check out our most popular decorating ideas for the upcoming holiday
Get this look with a little help from Target and Target.com
We’ve rounded up the top 10 pumpkin carving tools you need to make a prize-winning masterpiece.
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook exchange a variety of tools as gifts for Secret Santa
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor travels to UL Laboratories to learn about preventing fires from holiday decorations.
This elegant pattern works all season long, from Halloween to Thanksgiving!
The cast of This Old House and Ask This Old House prepare for a holiday celebration
Use these 8 dog safety tips during the holidays to keep your canine companion happy and safe.
For a spectacular display that's merry and bright—and doesn't blow a fuse—follow these five tips from lighting pros