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Low-maintenance yards, energy-efficient windows and insulation, and fuel-saving heating systems help you save both time and money



Homey Ranges

Classic stoves that combine personality with performance. By Judy Ostrow


Pool's Out 'Til Summer

Preparing the swimming hole for its winter vacation.By Ryan Robbins

By Design

Spare Seats

A cozy breakfast nook makes efficient use of a small space.By Bo Niles


Common Ground

What you should know about property easements.By Anne Krueger

Talking Shop

Leaves Off Grass

Tools that make a clean sweep of fallen foliage.By Clayton DeKorne


With a Little Help From Their Friends

Extra hands helped complete this Michigan renovation.By Lou Harry


True Grit

Asphalt roof shingles can handle all of nature's abuse.By Ted Cushman


Homeowner's Handbook

Installing Crown Moulding

Tom Silva's step-by-step guide to putting up an ornamental ceiling border. By Charles Wardell

The Walls Come Tumbling Down

Careful demolition and painstaking asbestos removal at the Manchester TV project house.By Jefferson Kolle

A House Grows in Brooklyn

A gut reno and a raised roof turn a beleaguered 19th-century building into a comfortable home.By Donna Paul

Shaping Up

Framing begins at This Old House's Timeless Home project in Atlanta, Georgia. By Amy Laughinghouse

Keeping in the Heat

Steve Thomas's house gets tested—and treated—for energy leaks.By Zachary Gaulkin

Exploring New Turf

Ideas for front-yard landscapes that are easier to care for than a traditional lawn.By Nancy Beaubaire

Poster: Wrenches

A thorough roundup of these essential tools, and some tips for getting the most from them.By Scott Gibson



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House Calls With Steve

An annexed guest room doubles a kitchen's size.

Ask the Expert

Choosing proper heating, removing beadboard, and finding studs.

Letter from This Old House

Richard Trethewey says it's time to invest in your boiler.

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