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AUGUST 2011 Money Savers

 
money savers

AUGUST 2011 Money Savers

$178,000 in prizes

Check out the complete list of giveaway products in this issue! (Ends 8/31/11)

get this look for less

Open-air dining room

making a starter home smarter

A cost-conscious couple hits the home center to revive their 1941 cottage, inside and out

28 ways to refresh your bath on a budget

Wallet-friendly ideas designed to lift your tired washroom's spirits

$178,000 in prizes

Check out the complete list of giveaway products in this issue! (Ends 8/31/11)

get this look for less

Open-air dining room

making a starter home smarter

A cost-conscious couple hits the home center to revive their 1941 cottage, inside and out

28 ways to refresh your bath on a budget

Wallet-friendly ideas designed to lift your tired washroom's spirits

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AUGUST 2011 Idea File

 
idea file

AUGUST 2011 Idea File

before + after: kitchen

A foursquare's eatery gains space, light, and period details

before + after: bath

A spare bedroom becomes a relaxing master bath

design ideas

Inform your classic bath makeover with Victorian, Craftsman, or Art Deco design elements

Photoshop redo

An exterior revamp helps sharpen a Colonial Reviva's curb appeal

read this before you remodel a bath

Pro tips and tricks that will help you get your reno just right

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AUGUST 2011 Upgrades

 
upgrades

AUGUST 2011 Upgrades

price wise

Vintage-look handshowers

Best bets for kitchen and bath

build it or buy it

Porch storage bench

all about

Ponds

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AUGUST 2011 Home Solutions

 
home solutions

AUGUST 2011 Home Solutions

home solutions

[XLINK "20516824" "Make the most of closet space"]; create a salvaged-brick patio; [XLINK "20516775" "amp up yard-sale profits"]; and more

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AUGUST 2011 TOH TV

 
TOH tv

AUGUST 2011 TOH TV

tools of their trades

The TV pros offer insights on their five must-haves

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AUGUST 2011 How-to Projects

 
how-to projects

AUGUST 2011 How-to Projects

landscaping

How an Idaho gardener creates a late-summer color feast

paint ideas

Re-energize a tired surface with paint, glaze, and a combing tool

weekend remodel

Dress up your patio or deck with a hypertufa table

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AUGUST 2011 Ask TOH

 
ask this old house

AUGUST 2011 Ask TOH

Q + A

Keep wall frames in place; learn about standby generators; repair burned lawn edges; and more

step-by-step

Make compost tea

Norm's tricks of the trade

Keep your chalk-line hook in position

reader tool test

Selectable-speed impact drivers

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AUGUST 2011 In Every Issue

 
in every issue

AUGUST 2011 In Every Issue

letter from This Old House

Here's how we can save you thousands

checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

home news

Another TOH 2011 Best Old-House Neighborhood: South Fountain Historic District, Springfield, Ohio

save this old house

A charming Queen Anne in Goldsboro, North Carolina

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

Letter from This Old House
• Email the Editor


Reader Mail
• Email This Old House
Period Perfect at Any Price: Best reproduction products
Build an arbor bench


Checklist
Learn how to handle common on-the-job injuries
• Email your checklist ideas


Home News
• See all the Best Old-House Neighborhood winners at thisoldhouse.com/best-places


Home Solutions
10 uses for beeswax
10 uses for foam packing peanuts
10 uses for steel wool


Before + After: Kitchen
Find 23 bin-pull options to choose from


Build It or Buy It: Porch Storage Bench
Find a full cut list and a list of the tools needed to build this bench


thisoldhouse.com
World's wildest houses
Wackiest home products
Bringing down the house


Weekend Remodel: Hypertufa Table
Find a cut list and instructions for the table
COMING SOON! See a step-by-step video of casting the tabletop and building the cedar base


28 Ways to Refresh Your Bath on a Budget
Frame a mirror with fluted door casing


Read This Before You Remodel a Bath
Get more details on dimensions and clearances
Visit this link to learn how to calculate a first-hour rating for all your house's hot-water needs

Pick your style: Get inspired by pictures of real bath remodels:
Our readers' top bathroom remodels this year
Even more bath before and afters from readers
Find even more about bath design


All About: Ponds
See amazing ponds built by our amazing readers


Ask This Old House
Impact driver test results
Submit your questions to our experts


Save This Old House
See additional photos and find out more about the Molly Smith Thompson house and the City of Goldsboro's efforts to restore the town's bounty of turn-of-the-century architecture
• Got a house to save? Tell us about it and we might include it in an upcoming issue


Tell us Your Story!
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