Step Outside

Beautiful transitions from inside to out make the most of both spaces

Members can search every magazine digitized in its original format.

Workshop

Finances

Winter Cash From Summer Stock

Adding a fireplace turns a beach house into a year-round rental. By Michael Shapiro

Upkeep

Mending Fences

Undo damage to pickets and posts caused by storms, rot and string trimmers. By Joseph Hurst-Wajszczuk

Luxuries

Best Cellars

Reverence for the grape inspires some people to build shrines to their wines. By Hope Reeves

Preservation

Rescuing the Ranch

A team of volunteers restores historic log cabins out in Big Sky country. By Laura Fisher Kaiser

Technology

Clean Machine

High-powered central vacuum systems make a dull chore almost fun. By Curtis Rist

Design

Making a Splash

Clever landscaping turns plain-Jane swimming pools into natural wonders.By Curtis Rist

Features

Special Section: Tool Guide

Check out the essential tool kit and the coolest cordless cutters. By Curtis Rist

La Dolce Vita, Key West Style

A sleek Italian kitchen spices up This Old House's Florida project, a traditional conch cottage. By Joseph D'Agnese

Dream House: Great Panes

Demystifying the complex process of choosing the right windows for your house. By Jack McClintock

French Connection

A Dallas couple loved their Colonial and their swimming pool but had no way to get from one to the other. The solution: double doors that lighten up the dining room and create a bridge to a new deck. By Romy Pokorny

A Stroll Through Madison Heights

A Pasadena, California, neighborhood remains tantalizingly unchanged since the 1920s. By Peter Jensen

Sublime Stone

A craftsman stacks and sculpts soft limestone into structures that last a lifetime. By Jack McClintock

Poster: Padlocks

Elegant or chunky, looped shackles guard what must be kept and bar what must be kept out. By Peter Jensen

Departments

Outtakes:

Behind the scenes at This Old House.

House Calls:

Fixing bathroom traffic jams.

Ask The Expert:

Old wires, ugly pipes and yankee thrift.

The Details:

Natural outdoor furniture.

TV Listings

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