Kitchen Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring kitchen ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
The 5 Best Upright Freezers (2023 Review)
Upright freezers provide extra freezer storage outside of your normal refrigerator. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best upright freezers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you.
Microwave Buying Guide: Features, Types, and FAQs (2023)
Microwaves let you quickly and easily cook or reheat food. Here is everything you should keep in mind when purchasing a microwave.
The 5 Best Dinnerware Sets (2023 Review)
Dinnerware sets come with matching plates, bowls, and cups. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best dinnerware sets on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Before & After: Keeping a Period-Style Kitchen
Annexing a pantry gives a cook space needed breathing room, while an original hutch inspires a vintage-look makeover that improves function and flow.
Best Products for Kitchen and Bathroom Remodels
Want to get a jump on the remodel of your worn-out kitchen or dated bath? Check out our picks for the best of what’s new, all designed to enhance how we want to live now.
How to Grow Your Own Kitchen Garden From Scratch
A handy, productive home vegetable patch is more popular than ever. Planned and built right, it can even enhance the look of your home. Here’s how one pro delivers on all counts—and you can, too.
The 5 Best Coffee Mugs (2023 Review)
For a caffeine lover, there’s nothing better than starting your day with a cup of coffee. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best coffee mugs on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Before & After: Multifunctional Kitchen Designs
With the kitchen devoted solely to cooking having gone the way of the butter churn, it’s no wonder that today’s kitchen remodels are multifunctional, too.
All About High-End Concrete Countertops
Considering concrete countertops for your next kitchen remodel, but not sure where to begin? Read this guide to learn everything you need to know about introducing this strong and stylish material as part of your kitchen renovation.
The 5 Best Wine Coolers (2023 Review)
Storing wine bottles in a regular fridge can take up precious space. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best wine coolers to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
How to Organize a Pantry
Discover extra room for food supplies and enjoy easier access to them with this step-by-step pantry improvement plan.
The 5 Best Refrigerators of 2023
Shopping for appliances can be a daunting task. Prioritize your desired features, overall price, and configuration with our thorough review of the five best refrigerators of 2021.
The 5 Best Dishwashers of 2022
Appliance purchases are among the big-ticket home expenses and it can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. Read our review of the five best dishwashers of 2022.
Before & After Kitchen: Making Every Inch Count
A design pro upgrades her family’s cook space, improving its function, flow, and finishes while making the most of its existing footprint.
Before & After Kitchen: A Farmhouse Refresh
Living in his grandparents’ old house, across the road from the family farm, a lifestyle blogger is making it his own. His latest project: an updated, more functional kitchen that’s still true to the vintage home’s rural roots.
How to Make a Galley Kitchen Look Bigger
Bring maximum functionality to a long, narrow cook space with tidiness and smart storage solutions, plus tricks to make the place look larger than it is.
Clever Breakfast Bar Ideas
Spice up your dining experience with these ingenious ways to add and use a breakfast bar in your kitchen.
Creative Spice Rack Ideas
Got an impressive collection of spices? Show them off with an equally impressive spice rack.
Before and After Kitchen: A Kitchen Makeover That Lets the Light In
Lose a wall, add windows, and reallocate adjacent space, then blend sparkling white surfaces with warm wood-tone accents. That’s the recipe for a bright, open kitchen made for family gatherings!
Marble Accent Trends to Try in Your Home
Love the look of marble? Read this guide to gain some stylish ideas for adding a touch of the luxe stone with fewer worries.
15 Beautiful Kitchen Countertop Ideas and Designs
Find inspiration in these stunning surfaces—some timeless, some trendy, many DIY-able!
Before and After Kitchen: A Smart and Stylish Kitchen Makeover
"Everything must go!" needn’t be the battle cry for a renovation. By streamlining storage, freeing up prep stations, and creating a cohesive aesthetic, favorite focal points get a chance to truly shine.
Remodeling a Tudor Revival Kitchen
One family’s goal in renovating their formerly dark, closed-off galley-style kitchen? Open up and let the sun shine in.
Best Kitchen Gifts (2023)
Buying a gift for a friend or family member who loves to cook can be challenging, especially if it seems like they already have every tool and appliance imaginable. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the best kitchen gifts on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for your loved one. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Before and After: A Sleek and Smart Kitchen Remodel
A room-swap and expansion allow for a hardworking island and for rustic-modern cabinetry that provides a place to store every last thing.
How the Right Primer and Paint Combo Can Transform Kitchen Cabinets
Few projects can transform a kitchen as easily and economically as painting the cabinetry. Here’s how the right combination of primer and paint will help you get a look you’ll love.
31 New Kitchen and Bath Products: 2020
Shower some love on your home’s most-frequented spaces with these finds from the annual kitchen and bath industry show. We’ve gathered genius gear guaranteed to improve day-to-day life, whether you fancy a hardworking faucet or crave a cool new fridge.
Tips for Refinishing Kitchen Cabinets
Refinishing cabinets is an inexpensive way to give your kitchen a major makeover. We asked Nick Slavik, proprietor of Nick Slavik Painting & Restoration Company and frequent This Old House contributor, to take us through his best practices for kitchen cabinet refinishing, from prep to paint, so you can get a picture-perfect, professional finish too.
Kitchen Before and After: See This Welcoming Tudor Revival Kitchen
By swapping spaces, a couple gain a bright, welcoming kitchen all set for get-togethers. See all the little details of this stunning Tudor Revival kitchen remodel.
How to Design an Outdoor Kitchen
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Jenn Nawada discusses the common elements she includes in outdoor kitchen designs.
How to Build Kitchen Drawer Dividers | This Old House: Live
Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert demonstrates how to build custom kitchen drawer dividers as part of This Old House: Live—an initiative providing daily programming and opportunities to connect with our experts during these challenging times.
7 Kitchen Flooring Ideas for the Busiest Room in Your House
Picking the ideal kitchen flooring is an important investment in your home. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of popular kitchen flooring materials.
The Best Backsplash Materials for Your Kitchen
Backsplashes are the decorative focal point of your kitchen. From ceramic tile to wood, here are the best backsplash materials to choose from.