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Creative Spice Rack Ideas

Got an impressive collection of spices? Show them off with an equally impressive spice rack.

The 5 Best Refrigerators of 2021

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.

Best Kitchen Gifts (2022)

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 & 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.

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.

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Are you thinking about replacing your kitchen cabinet doors? Consider all the costs and effort required when deciding to how to update your cabinets.

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.


How to Choose a Countertop

This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner select a new countertop

All About Wood Countertops

From types of wood to maintenance, our experts help you weigh your options before putting in a wood kitchen countertop.

All About Pro-Style Ranges

Pick the right high end range for your space, cooking style, and budget.

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.

All About Ceramic Subway Tile

Add visual interest in your bathroom or kitchen with this versatile household staple.

10 Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Ideas

Our favorite how-to guides to help inspire your next kitchen cabinet makeover without replacing your existing cabinets while staying within budget.

All About Kitchen Vent Hoods

An essential partner to your range, kitchen hood vents are workhorses that help keep your air clean. Here’s how to choose the right one.

Subway Tile Style: Find the Right One For You

Are subway tiles going out of style? The answer: No. Choose from a wide range of colors, patterns and accents to give your bathroom or kitchen a fresh makeover.

Kitchen Faucet Parts: Everything You Need to Know

Your kitchen faucet is one of the most-used parts of your kitchen. Whether you’re buying or looking to replace parts, here’s what you need to know about it.

9 Galley Kitchen Design Tips

Use your galley kitchen more efficiently with these layout and space saving ideas.

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.

Stainless-Steel Kitchen Sinks: 5 Tips to Consider

On the market for a stainless-steel sink? Refer to our checklist, which includes ensuring the right gauge to drain placement.

How to Build a Kitchen Island

Decide on the right counter height, size and placement, aesthetics, and lighting for your space for your kitchen island build.

Quartz Countertops: Buying Guide, Costs, and Care

With the look of natural stone, minus the maintenance, quartz countertops give granite a run for its money.

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.