Kitchen and Bath Issue - 2002

What happens behind the scenes at the television show



Home, Sweet Bungalow

A six-year reno saves a 1916 Craftsman-style house.By Margaret Nelson


Brick Tricks

Fixing old masonry without making it look brand new.By Jordan Reed

By Design

Sink on Legs

A compact console saves space in a small bathroom.By Dan DiClerico


Keeping It Pure

Water filters protect against a variety of hazards.By Max Alexander

Talking Shop

The Right Brush

How to choose the best painting utensils.By Clayton DeKorne


Stainless Steel

This metal works well and looks great all over the kitchen.By Jeanne Huber


Steam Shower

Soothe away stress at home in a matter of minutes.By Max Alexander


Homeowners Handbook

Installing a Toilet

Richard Trethewey puts in a two-piece model at the TV show's Manchester project house.By Scott Gibson

Kitchen Confidential

Sound advice on building a beautiful kitchen from a skilled and savvy homeowner.By Joe Carter

Smaller, Smarter, Safer

Compact and innovative products for the kitchen or bathroom.By Nancy Lackman

Center Stage

The Manchester kitchen changes location to become the house's focal point.By Jefferson Kolle

Landscaping a Sloped Lot

New retaining walls, decks, and native plants enhance the Timeless Home project.By Sam Martin

The Powder Room Under the Stairs

Tom Silva finds the headroom to give the Manchester house another half bath.By Alexandra Bandon

Cooks' Kingdom

A new kitchen and family room turn a summerhouse into a year-round home.By Jonathan Binzen

Behind the Scenes at This Old House

We visit the set to see how the producers craft TV's reigning home-improvement series.By Tom Russo

Poster: Soft Flooring

Linoleum, vinyl, cork, even leather are comfortable, durable, and look better than ever.By Dan DiClerico


On the Job

The TV project boathouse informs the look of the main residence.

House Calls With Steve

A relocated kitchen becomes the heart of a house.

Ask the Expert

Repairing laminate, fascia boards, and brick veneer.

Letter From This Old House

Talent Search

TV-show producer Bruce Irving on finding subcontractors.

Sponsored Stories

TV Listings

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