Prepare for your next kitchen project by discovering our planning ideas & tips.
When your appliance is on its last leg, you have no choice but to replace it right away. However, if you have some time to make the decision, it’s ideal to buy at the best times of the year. Here is a guide to seasonal purchases for appliances.
From well-priced finds to splurge-worthy upgrades, our picks for the best of what’s new bring function and flair to the most-used rooms in your house.
If you’re strapped for space in your kitchen or don’t have a dedicated pantry, additional shelving will help maximize usable space. Find the best kitchen shelves with our top recommendations.
This latest generation of electric cookers is sleek, precise, and better for you (and the planet). Here’s what to know before bringing one home.
No, we’re not suggesting less time at the stove. We’re highlighting smart layout fixes for circulation problems. A key strategy: the right island design.
When it comes to kitchen remodeling, cabinets take a big chunk of the budget. An alternative to traditional factory-built boxes, RTA cabinets promise big savings in exchange for some sweat equity.
Backsplashes are the decorative focal point of your kitchen. From ceramic tile to wood, here are the best backsplash materials to choose from.
There are some important factors to consider when planning your outdoor kitchen.
Add visual interest in your bathroom or kitchen with this versatile household staple.
Protect your health by choosing one of these non-toxic materials for your cabinets.
Want to save time on a kitchen update? Consider painting your kitchen cabinets without having to sand them first. Read our tips to learn how.
You’ve finally decided it’s time to say "goodbye" to those laminate countertops and that puny white refrigerator. Here’s how a professional kitchen designer can help make the kitchen you’ve envisioned come to life
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva discusses how kitchen renovations can impact a house budget
Before you embark on your remodel, check out our list of spend-smart strategies to get the kitchen you covet—within your budget.
You spend more time at the kitchen sink than the stove, so why not invest in one of these capacious attention-getters? But first, take a moment to master their surprising nuances
From a luxury soaker to a mini stand mixer, here are some standouts from the annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, plus a few discoveries of our own
Try these symmetrical, surface-mount hinges on inset cabinet doors in need of a style metamorphosis
This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner select a new countertop
Interior-design advice on creating an accessible cook space
A wall-mount organizer—with a chalkboard surface—is a tidy alternative to a cluttered drawer
From types of wood to maintenance, our experts help you weigh your options before putting in a wood kitchen countertop.
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.
With the look of natural stone, minus the maintenance, quartz countertops give granite a run for its money.
The experts at This Old House explain how to find a quarried countertop that suits your home, your budget, and your cooking style
Placed at the heart of the cook space, these multipurpose units can enhance a kitchen's utility and appearance.
For a quick and easy upgrade in a house's most popular room, nothing makes a bigger impact with less sweat and expense than replacing an outdated faucet
The stuff of retro 1950s kitchens is looking cool again, thanks to new patterns and vibrant colors.
More than just storage for pots and plates, cabinetry defines the look of your cook space. The experts at This Old House help you pick the right style for your budget and your needs
Why a pediatrician mom chose nontoxic kitchen cabinets for her young family's vintage home
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey, host Kevin O'Connor, and kitchen designer Martha Fay discuss the elements that make up today's kitchen