Warm Up Your Rooms

Cover your walls in rich color and feel the warmth


Ask This Old House

Quieting noisy heating ducts; winter protection for ivy; and more Q&A

Skill Building

Making paintbrushes last; repairing a wallpaper tear; and other lessons

Norm's Notebook

Adjusting a hand plane; caring for saws


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Re-Color Your Rooms

It's the quickest wake-up for tired-looking spaces. How to choose and use colors you can live with and love

Painting by the Numbers

Most people think they know how to paint. But for truly pro-grade results, follow our experts' advice

Row-House Rescue

How two enterprising homeowners took a decaying brownstone from crack house to urban gem

Quick-Change Floors

New systems that click in, snap together, and stick down to make it easy to change what's underfoot

Building a Flat Roof Right

The TOH TV pros show how they construct one that stands up to the elements


Kitchen Design

A chef's home kitchen demonstrates tried-and-true recipes for good design

Bath Design

A spacious, airy master-bath addition to a modest beach cottage


Schoolhouse lights get high marks for style

Green House

Save heating fuel with these earth-friendly insulation options


Find a vintage sink for your bath


The dirt on buying a building lot

Home Technology

Projection TVs give you big-screen impact without the bulky set


Our guide to arm-saving sanders


How to fix that wobbly newel post

Winter FYI

Preventing ice dams

Homeowner's Handbook

Save This Old House

Sponsored Stories

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