Step by Step ProjectsTips from the ProsAffordable Remodel
Improve the things you love, change the things you don't
Strategies to smooth the way from old house to new. By Walecia Konrad
Tom Silva restores the swing to a stubborn door. By Rebecca Zacks
How this submersible device keeps basements dry. By Max Alexander
An outdoor shower makes an architectural statement. By Dan DiClerico
Mini-duct air conditioner systems go in quickly and easily. By Scott Gibson
Revamping an Arts and Crafts-style Louisville house. By Lou Harry
A worker's guide to construction adhesives. By Jeanne Huber
Bubbles, laser beams, and more help keep work straight. By Clayton DeKorne
Motorized awnings cool a house inside and out. By Diane Di Costanzo
Contractor Rich Rosenfield's step-by-step guide to creating a tempered-glass enclosure. By Joseph Truini
From breakfast room to guest house, a tour of This Old House completed West Palm Beach project. By Jefferson Kolle
A preview of the TV show's next project — a historic Shingle Style house in Manchester, Mass. By Alexandra Bandon
A California family's new home strongly resembles — but largely improves on — the old. By Jane Innes
Personal touches like pointed arches and hand-detailed surfaces build meaning into a house. By Thomas Moore
A high fence and raised beds are the keys to a thriving 1,500-square-foot vegetable garden.By Allison Sloan
Shingles and shakes hearken back to colonial times and remain a top choice.By Ryan Robbins
Richard Trethewey checks out Germany's Sanitation and Heating Fair.
Recycled cabinets round out a budget kitchen reno.
Repairing cracked glass, painting metal siding, and making scarf joints.
Landscaper Roger Cook plants all summer long.