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Workshop

 

Workshop

Whaddaya Call It?

Get to know your single-lever kitchen faucet so that you can fix it

Home Center Project

Turn copper tubing into a wall-mounted pot rack

Weekend Remodel

Build a sitting wall

Q + A

Keep gas fresh; banish creeping Charlie; use the right glue; seal an asphalt driveway; and more

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Line up crown molding end joints; cut through a plaster-and-lath wall; illuminate drywall surface flaws

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Rebates for low-flow commodes; pool safety tips; see-through propane BBQ tank; and more

Whaddaya Call It?

Get to know your single-lever kitchen faucet so that you can fix it

Home Center Project

Turn copper tubing into a wall-mounted pot rack

Weekend Remodel

Build a sitting wall

Q + A

Keep gas fresh; banish creeping Charlie; use the right glue; seal an asphalt driveway; and more

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Line up crown molding end joints; cut through a plaster-and-lath wall; illuminate drywall surface flaws

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Home News

Rebates for low-flow commodes; pool safety tips; see-through propane BBQ tank; and more

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Features

 

Features

28 Ways to Customize Your Kitchen for Less

Lots of little things you can do to personalize your cook space

19 Ways to Dress Up Your Bath on a Budget

Bring out your grooming room's inner spa with affordable tile, storage, and surface treatments

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Departments

 

Departments

Before + After: Kitchen

A new recipe turns an old guest suite into a stylish and efficient food-prep zone with breakfast room seating

Paint Ideas

Choose neighboring hues on the color wheel to create a harmonious scheme

Landscaping

Tips and tools for shaping shrubs into green architecture

Photoshop Redo

Earth tones and cottage details spiff up a plain home

Like Old Times, Only Better

With an original wing that was once a 300-year-old outbuilding, a summer cottage finally gets the remodel it deserved

Get This Look

Outdoor living room

Shopping

Schoolhouse lights

Build It or Buy It

Picnic tables

Stone countertops

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

Reader Mail (p. 10)

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Use paint to create a stair runner [XLINK {20281590} {more}]

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Checklist (p. 14)

Easy Ways to Improve Your Home Right Now

Water-saving yard and garden gear [XLINK {20048584} {more}]

5 doghouses crafted in classic American architecture [XLINK {1076402} {more}]

Where break-ins happen—and how to stop them [XLINK {20213859} {more}]

Home Solutions (p. 19)

Deck Circle Pathway

Building a path this summer? Get ideas and inspiration [XLINK {220000} {more}]

Everything You Need to Paint With Stencils

Decorative painting techniques: damask [XLINK {20158054} {more}]

Stop Those Leaks

Fixing a leaky toilet [XLINK {219028} {more}]

Fixing a leaky faucet [XLINK {193895} {more}]

How to trouble-shoot a leaky shower [XLINK {20047026} {more}]

When faucets drip and toilets run [XLINK {219123} {more}]

Kitchen Before and After (p. 25)

Simple Design, Timeless Style

See how other homeowners solved their kitchen design problems [XLINK {http://search.thisoldhouse.com/search.html?No=25&D=Kitchen&sid=120D975C5C1D&Ntt=Kitchen&Ntk=main&Ntx=mode+matchallpartial&N=4294959528&src=toh&Nty=1} {more}]

Paint Ideas (p. 29)

How to Add Bursts of Color

Learn everything you need to know about painting a room [XLINK {20159698} {more}]

Use a color wheel [XLINK {20161202} {more}]

Shopping (p. 39)

Schoolhouse Lights

Watch a how-to video on installing a pendant light [XLINK {20286269} {more}]

Build It or Buy It (p. 44)

Seating for Six

Protecting outdoor wood [XLINK {1010022} {more}]

Wood for an outdoor bench [XLINK {20224424} {more}]

The language of lumber [XLINK {1637858} {more}]

Great Neighborhoods (p. 48)

The Best Places to Buy an Old House

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Find the best places for porches [XLINK {20283070} {more}]

Find the best places for puppies [XLINK {20283072} {more}]

Whaddaya Call It? (p. 55)

Get a Handle on the Kitchen Faucet

Watch Richard Trethewey swap out a cartridge valve on a kitchen faucet [XLINK {20176670} {more}]

Home Center Project (p. 56)

Make a Pot Rack From Copper Pipe

Follow a detailed step-by-step of this project [XLINK {20286884} {more}]

Weekend Remodel (p. 59)

Build a Sitting Wall

See a video of this project [XLINK {20286635} {more}]

Like Old Times, Only Better (p. 64)

More Remodels

See over 1,000 reader before-and-afters [XLINK {https://youroldhouse.thisoldhouse.com/} {more}]

Kitchen for Less (p. 72)

28 Ways to Customize

See how to install butcher block [XLINK {20222918} {more}]

See how to swap in a vintage light fixture [XLINK {20058662} {more}]

See how to add a lattice grille to a new cabinet [XLINK {20058826} {more}]

See how to hang wallpaper [XLINK {20057381} {more}]

See how to paint your floors [XLINK {20278875} {more}]

See how to install a value-conscious laminate counter [XLINK {20164366} {more}]

10 tips for tile backsplashes [XLINK {20267383} {more}]

Kitchen-counter upgrade [XLINK {20214737} {more}]

Install a solid-surface backsplash [XLINK {20207862} {more}]

Simple kitchen makeovers [XLINK {591162} {more}]

Bath on a Budget (p. 78)

19 Ways to Dress Up Your Bath

How to install beadboard wainscoting [XLINK {221855} {more}]

Learn how to refinish a cast iron tub [XLINK {1631531} {more}]

See how to set decorative tile [XLINK {20046242} {more}]

All About (p. 82)

Stone Countertops

See how to make your own soapstone counter [XLINK {20207908} {more}]

Learn how to make a poultice to combat blemishes [XLINK {20055946} {more}]

Ask This Old House (p. 91)

Q&A

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