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JUNE 2014

 
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JUNE 2014

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Scroll down to find BONUS content under article titles for jun2014
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IDEA FILE JUNE 2014

 
idea file

IDEA FILE JUNE 2014

before + after: kitchen

A gut redo transforms a dark, cramped cook space into a sunny, spacious family hangout

before + after: laundry

A useless basement operation gains function and period style in its new second-floor digs

Photoshop redo

An enhanced half porch and the right colors put a fresh face on a weary-looking ranch

staycation destinations

Porch, patio, and deck upgrades that will help you unwind when you're kicking back at home • BONUS: Learn how to paint a porch rug
BONUS: Find the step-by-step for making your own cedar storage bench

unburied treasure

Two experienced renovators discover and restore a seaside cottage's true riches

advice I'd give my kids

The DIY insights nine TOH dads plan to pass along • BONUS: See tips handed down by savvy mothers to TOH readers

uncommon container gardens

A pro shows you how foliage plants can put on a striking, colorful show all their own

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HOME SOLUTIONS JUNE 2014

 
home solutions

HOME SOLUTIONS JUNE 2014

home solutions

DIY entry bench; 10 uses for gutters; wastebasket pendant lamp; learn contractor-speak; charcoal smoker buying tips; budget-friendly farmhouse kitchen; and more • BONUS: Find more smart uses for leftovers
BONUS: Learn how to remove residue from old bricks

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UPGRADES JUNE 2014

 
upgrades

UPGRADES JUNE 2014

get this look for less

Colorful cottage living room

shopping

Folding wooden deck chairs

build it or buy it

Garden-tool tote • BONUS: Find a cut list and instructions

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HOW-TO PROJECTS JUNE 2014

 
how-to projects

HOW-TO PROJECTS JUNE 2014

landscaping

We dig up the truth behind 10 commonly accepted gardening myths

paint ideas

Create geometric beauty underfoot with an oversize stencil and contrasting colors

weekend remodel

Turn your backyard into a peaceful retreat with the soothing sights and sounds of a colorful lily pond • BONUS: Find a cut list and dimensional drawings
BONUS: Watch a video of this project

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ASK THIS OLD HOUSE JUNE 2014

 
ask this old house

ASK THIS OLD HOUSE JUNE 2014

Q + A

Take a gander at a gasket cutter; get replacement windows to fit just right; keep flue smells from flavoring your house; install gutters when exposed rafter tails are present; and more • BONUS: See how to mount a gutter and downspout

step-by-step

Plant a tree • BONUS: Watch TOH landscaping contractor Roger Cook plant this tree

Norm's tricks of the trade

Scribe new baseboards for a perfect fit

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IN EVERY ISSUE JUNE 2014

 
in every issue

IN EVERY ISSUE JUNE 2014

Letter from This Old House

My advice? Listen up

reader mail

Find the articles mentioned • BONUS: 64 Important Numbers Every Homeowner Should Know
BONUS: Paint Ideas: Dress Up a Dresser
BONUS: Weekend Remodel: Build a Rain Barrel

digital highlights

BONUS VIDEO: How to open a painted-shut window
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