Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your masonry.
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough helps an expecting couple install a concrete paver patio.
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough installs a dry well for a homeowner with drainage issues in his backyard.
Use masonry anchors to attach working window coverings to a plain brick facade—and add some period charm, to boot
Use cast-concrete stone-veneer panels and masonry screws to dress up a plain wall
A freestanding mortared fieldstone wall blends strength with the natural look of a dry stack.
A pathway made of stone pavers is a great way to save your lawn from being trampled and compacted by foot traffic
We investigate fiber-cement siding’s cost, installation, how long it lasts and what it’s made of.
In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to make beautiful, long-lasting steps from giant stone slabs
What does it take to make a walkway in a weekend? Edging, gravel and elbow grease.
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook uses manufactured block to create an attractive retaining wall.