Classic & Creative

Elegance can be exciting with carefully considered details



Weekend Workshop

Efficient use of a small space makes this shop just right.By Max Alexander


Grease Is the Word

From solid- to liquid-based, a slick synopsis of lubricants.By Ryan Robbins


Compound Interest

A retired couple redoes a ramshackle summer retreat.By Max Alexander


Spring Cleaning

Freshening up the house for the warm-weather months.By Jordan Reed

By Design

Wine and Dine

A wine cellar provides room to both store and imbibe.By Dan DiClerico


What to Know Before You Go

How to assess a town's cost of living.By Christina Wood


Homeowner's Handbook

Installing a Window

From waterproofing to insulating, Tom Silva's step-by-step guide to putting in a new window.By Scott Gibson

A Systematic Approach

Plumbing and HVAC systems go into the show's Manchester, Mass., project house. By Jefferson Kolle

The Timeless Home

A room-by-room tour through our completed Atlanta, Georgia, project house. By Travis Neighbor Ward

The Perfect Potting Shed

This Amish-crafted structure provides both storage space and solace for its owner.By Peter Walsh

Gardening Gizmos

A gathering of new outdoor tools that will trim time and effort from yard chores.By Jordan Reed

Third Time's the Charm

A This Old House editor's account of the third—and, hopefully, final—incarnation of her 1913 cottage.By Karen Walden


On the Job

How the TV crew replicated the Manchester project's bead molding.

House Calls With Steve

Relocating a kitchen to gain much-needed space.

Ask the Expert

Snuffing out vent odors, adding attic stairs, and covering acoustical tile.

Letter From TOH

Steve Thomas on This Old House's influence over his new house design.

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