Renovating a 1950s Ranch
With the right vision, a humble house can be transformed into the dwelling of your dreams
A little Texas farmhouse grows up. By John Davidson
This screening method adds years to a wood floor. ByAlexandra Bandon
Radiator enclosures increase heat efficiency and look "grate." By John Riha
Masonry stoves turn a small fire into a house heater. By Max Alexander
Prolong the life of your tools by storing them properly. By Jordan Reed
Sliding doors that tuck away into a wall. By Thomas Fields-Mayer
It's time to put the heating and cooling system in at the Charlestown project. By Jefferson Kolle
Mortgages come with as many options as an SUV; make sure you don't get taken for a ride. By Maggie Mahar
A Connecticut couple took a gamble on restoring a 1950s home-and it paid off. By Jill Kirchner Simpson
Plumbing expert Richard Trethewey makes a challenging bathroom renovation task look easy. By Thomas Baker
A look at the craftsmen who hew to an ancient art-building stone walls without mortar. By Adam Levine
A barrel-vaulted ceiling elevates the structure of a modest beach house. By Jeanne Huber
This elegant floor covering comes in myriad styles and does everything stone does, and more. By Jeanne Huber
Tom Silva's trailers one-up dumpsters.
A country kitchen gains new charm.
Nail detail, healing ceilings, and shelf help.
This Old HouseMagazine's editor-in-chief smoothes some feathers.