Now and Then

Track five project houses from the TV crew's renovation to the homeowner's follow-up



Homecoming Queen

A turreted Victorian and its owner return to their roots. By John Marchese

By Design

A Cozy Corner

An inglenook is just made for fireside chats. By Joe Carter


Clean Air Acts

Energy-recovery ventilators replace bad air with good. By Zachary Gaulkin


Water Worlds

A built-in aquarium brings exotic marine life into the home. By Jordan Reed


Floor in a Flash

Prefinished plywood goes down fast - and lasts. By Max Alexander

Talking Shop

Plower Play

These tools make snow and ice removal a snap. By Jordan Reed


Spend Now, Save Later

Investing more up front can pay off in lower future costs. By Anne Krueger


How to remove a stain from a stone countertop. By Louis Jarvis


First-Class Upgrades

The windows, walls, and ceilings of the Charlestown TV project get worked over. By Jefferson Kolle

Thinking Ahead

The TV show's brain trust weighs in on the future of home construction. By Alexandra Bandon

Our Blue Heaven

An all-in-the-family cottage renovation in Chautauqua, New York. By Nancy Gibbs

Homeowner's Handbook

Hanging a Door

Tom Silva does a plumb job putting up a prehung door. By Charles Wardell

Look At Them Now

We catch up with five former This Old House project houses and show you how they've changed. By Joe Carter

The Kindest Cuts

Pruning rules and tools to keep your trees and shrubs in good shape. By Jeff Cox

Poster: Clamps

These indispensable items let you get a grip, whatever the task. By John Riha



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