Details Make the Difference

You're not ordinary, and your home shouldn't be either. Give it some character with eye-catching touches

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Workshop

 

Workshop

Ask This Old House

Warm floors, slowly; windows on the roof; more

Norm's Notebook

No-mar saw cuts; marking studs; more

Ask This Old House

Warm floors, slowly; windows on the roof; more

Norm's Notebook

No-mar saw cuts; marking studs; more

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Features

 

Features

Homeowners Handbook

Fireplace Face-lift

Installing a new hearth and surround.By Jefferson Kolle

Yard Work

Clearing up some landscape trouble spots at the Winchester TV project house.By Jefferson Kolle

Farmhouse Fix-up

A young couple remodel their first home a weekend at a time.By Annie Groer

Building a Retaining Wall

Roger Cook shows how precast concrete blocks make it faster and easier.By Max Alexander

Cotswolds in Kentucky

A nondescript farmhouse is turned into an English country cottage.By This Old House Editors

DIY Nation

America's love affair with do-it-yourself inspires a new museum exhibit.By Lou Harry

Tiles of Imagination

Handmade from the original patterns, these Arts and Crafts designs still amaze.By Michael Lafavore

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Departments

 

Departments

On the Job

A gift of time

House Calls With Steve

A remodel brings a 1916 kitchen back to life

Letter From [ITALIC {This Old House}]

Bruce Irving on bumps along the way

Luxuries

The Best Protection

A home safe can provide security plus convenience.By Max Alexander

Upkeep

Stripping Wallpaper

How to get rid of that outdated wall covering.By Amy R. Hughes

Gadgets

Great Gadgets

Gizmos that tickle our fancy.By Scott Schilling

Technology

Getting Into Hot Water

A guide to water heaters.By Celia Kuperszmid Lehrman

Materials

Structural Insulated Panels

The pros and cons of this alternative to stick framing.By Jefferson Kolle

Talking Shop

Choosing a Random-Orbit Sander

The tool you want for hassle-free sanding.By John Kelsey

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