Outdoor Kitchens

Extend the place you cook and gather outside the home without sacrificing your favorite indoor amenities


Ask This Old House

Out with baseboard heating; the downside of epoxy paint; bookcase security; etc.

Norm's Notebook

Cleaning AC filters; protecting chisels; cutting underlayment to fit; etc.


TV Project House: The Family Plan

Water features don't have to be big to make a splash in your landscape

Screen Gems

Creative options for hedges, fences, and walls

Hands-On History

Pretend you're a settler. The year is 1628. Now build a house

Take It Outside

How to design and equip an outdoor kitchen

Thoroughly Modern Makeover

A 1960s ranch gets a radical redo

Decks: 25 Years of Innovation

As materials and construction methods evolve, designers are pushing the limits of form and function

A Gothic Tale

How one family's perseverance overcame all obstacles to restore and update a stately 1850s Carpenter Gothic


House Calls

America's ugliest kitchen" gets a sophisticated makeover

By Design

A veteran architect designs stairs for comfort, safety, and beauty


Leslie and Leigh Keno on brass and metal beds, plus Q & A

Talking Shop

Choosing and using levels

From the Ground Up

Tom Silva's best practices for roofing and siding


Shopping online for building materials and accessories


Termites—how to detect these wood-eating pests

Homeowner's Handbook

Hanging a window box with Tom Silva

Sponsored Stories

TV Listings

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