Spring forward! | Little fix-ups with a big payoff


roadside attraction

A preservation-minded renovation updates a historic Hudson Valley, NY, home

an orchard out back

Learn how Roger Cook picks and plants a stand of fruit trees—and how you can, too

here to stay

A couple of native Detroiters commit to the rehab of a 1939 house, and TOH lends a hand

all about metal fences

Choosing among modern options to get the traditional look of ornamental iron


home solutions 

Start seeds indoors; stow your snowblower; banish household germs; stake peonies; and more

before + after: mudroom

Adding a stylish back entry helps a family establish order

before + after: basement

From unfinished lower level to relaxing family retreat

fix it

Make a damaged baluster match its mates

grow your own

Take spring greens from seedlings to your plate

photoshop redo 

A 1970s two-story house gets some serious curb appeal


Wall-mount mailbox options to match homes from any era

weekend remodel

Installing a wall-hung vanity, step-by-step


Learn how to safely remove an aboveground fuel tank with TOH’s Richard Trethewey

paint ideas

Bold stripes give a foyer instant impact

ask this old house 

What’s behind bubbling plaster; expand a driveway; heating options; and more

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