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Window Trimming

Putting moldings around windows makes the view even better. By Jeanne Huber

What You Need to Know

Vintage Doorknobs

Part of the beauty of antique knobs is their mechanical simplicity. By Max Alexander


Mind the Gutter

To prevent rood rot and wet basements, you have to do some muckraking. By Ted Oehmke


Graceful Grasses

Once called weeds, ornamental grasses provide beauty and gratification.By Katherine Whiteside

Talking Shop


A new wave of no-sweat yard tools offers both brawn and brains. By Jake Lifson

By Design


Built-in shelves and cabinets to display the collectibles of a lifetime. By Judith Nasitir


Iron Works

For centuries cast iron's versatility has made it perfect for decorative designs. By Ted Oehmke


Looking for Trouble

A good inspection can tell you what's wrong with a house—before you buy.By Julia Lawlor


The In-Touchables

With these pocket-sized gadgets, you can check your e-mail on the go. By Chris O'Malley


Montana Makeover

A ranch-turned-Queen-Anne near Missoula looks at home on the range. By Sherry Devlin

The Details

Toujours, L'Armoire

The armoire is a perfect hideaway for your electronic equipment. By Liz Seymour


Top Floor

The beautiful new quartersawn pine floors at the This Old House's TV project house in Billerica, Massachusetts, have homeowners Dick and Sandy Silva walking on air. By Michael McWilliams

Arts-and-Crafts Project

With the help of This Old House, a crew starts overhauling a Santa Barbara bungalow. By Jeff Book

The Men's Club

Friendship turns the renovation of a 1920s home in Florida into much more than a job.By Pat Jordan

The Little House That Could

An outbuilding on a Long Island farm is transformed into a cottage and then a full-sized house. By Ted Loos

A Stroll Through Park Slope

A Brooklyn enclave endures as the best small town in New York City. By Leslie Brenner

Poster: A Plumbing Primer

All you need to know about the pipes within your walls. By Alexandra Bandon



The guys keep the Billerica workshop humming.

House Calls:

A Maine kitchen bucks the bigger-is-better trend.

Ask The Expert:

Glues and don'ts and timely tips for the tub.

Silva Solutions

Proper ventilation thwarts a house's biggest enemy: moisture.

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