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JULY 2013 READER REMODEL CONTEST

 
Issue Theme

JULY 2013 READER REMODEL CONTEST

OUR READER REMODEL CONTEST
Scroll down to find BONUS content for the articles in this issue
saving grace

The grand-prize winners revived a languishing local landmark to create a welcoming Idaho home • BONUS: Watch a video tour of this house
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the whole-house finalists

one-room wonders

Five marvelous makeovers that earned $1,000 apiece
KitchenBONUS: Watch a video tour of this kitchen redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the kitchen finalists
BathBONUS: Watch a video tour of this bath redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the bath finalists
Curb AppealBONUS: Watch a video tour of this curb-appeal redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the curb-appeal finalists
Master SuiteBONUS: Watch a video tour of this master suite redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the bedroom finalists
YardBONUS: Watch a video tour of this yard redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the yard finalists

moxie awards

Meet 16 dedicated DIYers whose true grit earned them a special salute

OUR READER REMODEL CONTEST
Scroll down to find BONUS content for the articles in this issue
saving grace

The grand-prize winners revived a languishing local landmark to create a welcoming Idaho home • BONUS: Watch a video tour of this house
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the whole-house finalists

one-room wonders

Five marvelous makeovers that earned $1,000 apiece
KitchenBONUS: Watch a video tour of this kitchen redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the kitchen finalists
BathBONUS: Watch a video tour of this bath redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the bath finalists
Curb AppealBONUS: Watch a video tour of this curb-appeal redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the curb-appeal finalists
Master SuiteBONUS: Watch a video tour of this master suite redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the bedroom finalists
YardBONUS: Watch a video tour of this yard redo
BONUS: See a photo gallery of all the yard finalists

moxie awards

Meet 16 dedicated DIYers whose true grit earned them a special salute

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JULY 2013 IDEA FILE

 
idea file

JULY 2013 IDEA FILE

IDEA FILE
paint ideas

Stencils and latex paint create the look of expensive wall coverings

shopping

Station-style clock-thermometers

built from scratch

Admire the five handmade creations that won our "Don't Buy It, DIY It" contest • BONUS: See other entries in the DIY It contest

DIY strategies

These time-tested reader remodeling tips will help you meet any deadline

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JULY 2013 MONEY SAVERS

 
money savers

JULY 2013 MONEY SAVERS

cheapskate hall of fame

Ease the squeeze on your wallet with the help of several resourceful readers

27 reader tips that save time and money

Put these clever problem-solvers to work at your house • BONUS: More incredibly useful tips from readers

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JULY 2013 HOME SOLUTIONS

 
home solutions

JULY 2013 HOME SOLUTIONS

home solutions

A mother-daughter porch-swing project; 10 uses for drywall corner bead; reader projects that wowed us; and more • BONUS: Find instructions for making candleholders out of corner bead

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JULY 2013 UPGRADES

 
upgrades

JULY 2013 UPGRADES

landscaping

In transforming her lawn, a gardener rose to the occasion and found a passionate pastime

get this look

English-cottage charm for your kitchen

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JULY 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

 
how-to projects

JULY 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

build with Tom Silva

With the TOH general contractor's help, a reader gives her address plaque a snappy post to hang out on • BONUS: Find the instructions with a full list of tools and materials

weekend remodel

Build a handsome wood picnic table • Find the cut list and dimensional drawings
BONUS: Watch a video of this project being built
BONUS: Find the full step-by-step, including the benches

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JULY 2013 ASK TOH

 
ask this old house

JULY 2013 ASK TOH

Q + A

Make a custom clamp; replace an aging wood retaining wall with boulders and plants; level a subfloor; rein in runaway ivy; and more

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JULY 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

 
in every issue

JULY 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

digital highlights
BONUS: Find links to all the galleries of our Reader Remodel Contest winners and finalists
letter from This Old House

Tales of DIY grit—and glory

save this old house

A Victorian-era cottage for a buck in Portland, Oreg.

Tell us Your Story!
Here is your chance to featured in the pages of this old House Magazine -- and earn $250

TV Listings

Find TV Listing for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.