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MAR 2011 Idea File

 
idea file

MAR 2011 Idea File

52 Quick Little DIY Fixes

Clever ways to repair niggling problems around the house

Before + After: Kitchen

How one couple's wish lists translated into a roomier, bright cookspace

Budget Redo

A DIYer's creative way with paint turns a dull farmhouse bath into a space filled with character

Photoshop Redo

A bold, six-color palette helps a Victorian turn on the charm

Be the Best on Your Block

See how nine curb-appeal-boosting makeovers can help you put a finer facade on your home

Inside Job

A harmonious addition out back allows the interior of a 19th-century Queen Anne to gain modern flow and function

52 Quick Little DIY Fixes

Clever ways to repair niggling problems around the house

Before + After: Kitchen

How one couple's wish lists translated into a roomier, bright cookspace

Budget Redo

A DIYer's creative way with paint turns a dull farmhouse bath into a space filled with character

Photoshop Redo

A bold, six-color palette helps a Victorian turn on the charm

Be the Best on Your Block

See how nine curb-appeal-boosting makeovers can help you put a finer facade on your home

Inside Job

A harmonious addition out back allows the interior of a 19th-century Queen Anne to gain modern flow and function

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MAR 2011 TOH TV

 
TOH tv

MAR 2011 TOH TV

Go for the Bold

Daring decisions helped the latest project house become the colorful, sun-filled home its owners dreamed of

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MAR 2011 Upgrades

 
upgrades

MAR 2011 Upgrades

Shopping

Spring-loaded cabinet latches

Price Wise

Vinyl picket fences

Get This Look

Cheerful cottage kitchen

Build It or Buy It

Wood hamper

All About

Garage doors

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MAR 2011 Home Solutions

 
home solutions

MAR 2011 Home Solutions

Home Solutions

10 uses for ceramic tile; four household cleaners you might have overlooked; our five work-boot picks; a guide to wood glue; and more

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MAR 2011 How-to Projects

 
how-to projects

MAR 2011 How-to Projects

Landscaping

Shape up your shrubs with our pruning guide

Salvage Style

Turn a vintage lantern into a welcoming porch light with our rewiring how-to

Weekend Remodel

Create a handsome and durable wainscot with Lincrusta panels and a two-tone paint job

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MAR 2011 Ask This Old House

 
ask this old house

MAR 2011 Ask This Old House

Q + A

Replace a steel entry door with a wood one; fix gaps in a floating laminate floor; and more

Step-by-Step

Strip wallpaper

Norm's Tricks of the Trade

Make accurate cuts, the key to installing crown molding

Reader Tool Test

No-hose brad nailers

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MAR 2011 In Every Issue

 
in every issue

MAR 2011 In Every Issue

Letter From This Old House

If only my reality were a TV show

Checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now

Save This Old House

A Kentucky farmhouse with pretty views and a barn

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

thisoldhouse.com
• 2011 Reader Remodel Contest: Enter for a chance to win! thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH
Assemble a raised flower bed
Create a cold frame for veggies
Put up a trellis for climbers


Letter from This Old House
• Email the Editor


Reader Mail
• Email This Old House


Checklist
See how to clean windows like a pro


Home Solutions
More ways to use leftovers:
10 uses for an egg carton
10 uses for plastic pots
10 uses for plastic wrap

We want solutions!
Post your clever uses for everyday products


Before + After: Kitchen
Show us your remodel
Post your bath, kitchen, or other remodel to thisoldhouse.com/yourTOHand it might appear in our upcoming reader-created issue


Budget Redo
How'd you save on a redo?
Post your thrifty project to thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH and it might appear in our upcoming reader-created issue


Shopping: Spring-loaded latches
EXCLUSIVE TOH DISCOUNTS!
• Visit thisoldhouse.com/deals for discount details and links

What are you shopping for?
Tell us, and we'll dig up the goods in our upcoming reader-created issue


Landscaping
Got an outdoor space you're proud of?
Post photos of your landscape and it might be featured in our upcoming reader-created issue


Price Wise
How to install a picket fence


Get This Look
What's your look?
Suggest a look and we might show it in our upcoming reader-created issue


Interiors: One Living Room, Four Great Designs
Discover more great design inspiration:
Create an outdoor living room
Create a cabin-style bedroom
Create a farmhouse dining room


Salvage Style
See the supplies you need to rewire an exterior lantern

How to hook up your ceiling lantern

What do you salvage?
Post your project and we might feature it in our upcoming reader-created issue

Build It or Buy It
Find the cut list as well as a full list of tools and materials to build this hamper Find the cut list as well as a full list of tools and materials to build this hamper

Help us build (or buy):
Suggest a product we should make, and we might publish it in our upcoming reader-created issue


Weekend Remodel: Lincrusta Wainscot
COMING SOON! Full instructions on installing the chair rail
Watch a video for this project

What have you built?
Post photos of your handiwork and it might appear in our upcoming reader-created issue


Be the Best on Your Block
Got curb appeal?
Post your home's revamped exterior to thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH and it might appear in our upcoming reader-created issue


Inside Job
Enter our contest!
Post photos to thisoldhouse.com/yourTOH for a chance to win cash and see your space in our upcoming reader-created issue


52 Quick Little DIY Fixes
No. 7: Watch a video of Tom Silva installing a pulley system
No. 9: Get detailed steps for a sliding-door tuneup
No. 13: Learn how to safely remove paint from door hardware using an old slow cooker
No. 15: Learn how to replace a pane of window glass
No. 27: Learn how to repair cracks in concrete


All About: Garage Doors
What should we tell you all about?
Post your ideas and we'll feature the most popular subject in our upcoming reader-created issue


Ask This Old House
What's your tip?
Post your handy tip for DIYers and we may feature it in our upcoming reader-created issue
Submit your questions


Save This Old House
• Got a house to save? Tell us about it and we might include it in our upcoming reader-created issue


Tell us Your Story!
Here is your chance to featured in the pages of this old House Magazine -- and earn $250

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