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MARCH 2013 IDEA FILE

 
idea file

MARCH 2013 IDEA FILE

before + after: kitchen

A roomier layout and storage aplenty create a space where everything has its place

before + after: bath

A claw-foot tub influences a dark bath's bright transformation

Photoshop redo

Three character-enhancing paint palettes enliven a plain Edwardian-era house

read this before you organize your garage

If yours looks like a hoarder's hangout, heed our clutter-control advice
BONUS: How to epoxy a garage floor

curb-appeal boosts for every budget

Our insightful guide to today's remodeling realities will help you keep things sailing smoothly

order in the house

A cramped bungalow gets the space its family needs

crafty ways to save

DIY-savvy home bloggers share stylish, thrifty upgrades

before + after: kitchen

A roomier layout and storage aplenty create a space where everything has its place

before + after: bath

A claw-foot tub influences a dark bath's bright transformation

Photoshop redo

Three character-enhancing paint palettes enliven a plain Edwardian-era house

read this before you organize your garage

If yours looks like a hoarder's hangout, heed our clutter-control advice
BONUS: How to epoxy a garage floor

curb-appeal boosts for every budget

Our insightful guide to today's remodeling realities will help you keep things sailing smoothly

order in the house

A cramped bungalow gets the space its family needs

crafty ways to save

DIY-savvy home bloggers share stylish, thrifty upgrades

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MARCH 2013 TOH TV

 
TOH tv

MARCH 2013 TOH TV

updating a classic

Beneath a Queen Anne's revived exterior lies a Scandinavian-inspired living space

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MARCH 2013 UPGRADES

 
upgrades

MARCH 2013 UPGRADES

get this look for less

Naturalist's living room

shopping

Onion-style porch lanterns

shop smarter

Keyless locksets

build it or buy it

Plate rack
BONUS: Find the cut list and instructions for this project

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MARCH 2013 HOME SOLUTIONS

 
home solutions

MARCH 2013 HOME SOLUTIONS

home solutions

Make your mudroom more manageable; post-winter revival tips for your yard; 10 uses for weatherstripping; turn doorknobs into curtain tiebacks; and more

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MARCH 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

 
how-to projects

MARCH 2013 HOW-TO PROJECTS

paint ideas

Fashion stamps out of leaves for a faux-wallpaper look

budget redo

An underused closet is reworked as an efficient alcove office

landscaping

Create garden art in a diminutive space with espaliered trees and shrubs

weekend remodel

Improve your home's curb appeal with a distinctive driveway marker
BONUS: Find the cut list and instructions for building the marker
BONUS: Watch a video of this project

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MARCH 2013 ASK TOH

 
ask this old house

MARCH 2013 ASK TOH

Q + A

Glue a front door's oak veneer back in place; get enough clearance to install a prehung door; replace a sunbaked shrub; remove rust stains from concrete; and more

step-by-step

Lay a stone-tile floor

TOH tested

Sliding compound miter saws

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MARCH 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

 
in every issue

MARCH 2013 IN EVERY ISSUE

letter from This Old House

There's a light at the end of the tunnel

digital highlights

BONUS: Beautify your home with crown molding
BONUS: How to cut crown molding
BONUS: Get your tablet copy here

reader mail

BONUS: See the amended 10 uses for wine bottles

checklist

Easy ways to improve your home right now
BONUS: See a video of Tom Silva repairing rotted wood trim

save this old house

A roomy Queen Anne in Appleton City, Mo., that's loaded with potential

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