Inspired Spaces

Brighten up your home by adding color and cutting the clutter

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Workshop

 

Workshop

Ask This Old House

Compost for a healthier lawn; patching vinyl corner trim; and more Q&A

Skill Building

Tricks for fitting flooring; setting glass tile

Norm's Notebook

Advice on caring for tools, from the TOH master carpenter

Resource Directory

Find the products and services featured in this issue

Ask This Old House

Compost for a healthier lawn; patching vinyl corner trim; and more Q&A

Skill Building

Tricks for fitting flooring; setting glass tile

Norm's Notebook

Advice on caring for tools, from the TOH master carpenter

Resource Directory

Find the products and services featured in this issue

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Features

 

Features

The Natural Choice

These products get our thumbs-up for being

Red, Yellow, Blue & Green

This colorful cottage is the house of the future [MDASH] mixing historic character and cutting-edge eco-design

15 Green Projects for Under $500

Easy, affordable ideas that save energy, conserve resources, and make your house a less expensive place to live

Recycling Katrina's Ruins

A hurricane-ravaged 18th-century house is deconstructed to help restore other rare buildings

101 Tips

The best time-saving, money-saving, marriage-saving, life-saving, really useful nuggets of wisdom from the past 100 issues of [ITALIC "TOH"] magazine

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Departments

 

Departments

Kitchen Design

A family kitchen that takes reuse, reduce, and recycle to heart

Salvage

New uses for old accent windows

Luxuries

Recycled glass tile

Green House

Compact flourescent bulbs

House Calls

Creating a healthy, fun playroom

Landscaping

Beneficial bugs that protect your yard

Paperwork

Tax breaks and rebates that lower the cost of energy-saving improvements

Toolbox

Tools that are classic masterpieces

How It Works

Radiant floor heating

Upkeep

Best ways to remove asbestos, lead, and mold from your home

Save This Old House

This rambling Southern farmhouse could be the cure for your urban burnout

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Shortcuts

 

Shortcuts

Updated! Kitchen Redesign Guide (p. 14)

Step-by-Step Guide to Redesigning Your Kitchen

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Inside This Season Remodel (p. 14)

Old House, My House Blog

Find out what it's like to have This Old House in your house....[XLINK {http://thisoldhouse.typepad.com/oldhousemyhouse/} {more}]

Go Green (p. 14)

Kitchen Design - Clean, Green, and Affordable

Kitchen designer Sandra Fairbank got all of that in just five weeks. Here's how she pulled it off....[XLINK {1178444} {more}]

Solar Shingles

A seamless appearance-and generous tax breaks-make rooftop power plants more attractive than ever....[XLINK {1205726} {more}]

Construction With a Conscience

Building and demolition take a toll on the environment. Here's how you can reduce damage-and your bottom line....[XLINK {1118092} {more}]

Buying Green Flooring

10 options for the eco-minded remodeler....[XLINK {1206894} {more}]

Natural Selections

New materials and products for walls, floors, and countertops let you build healthier without sacrificing looks or performance....[XLINK {1206894} {more}]

Curb Appeal Extra! (p. 14)

Photo Galleries

Get lots of ideas for improving your exterior....[XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/gallery/interiors} {more}]

Clean and Green (p. 39)

Kitchen Design - Clean, Green, and Affordable

Kitchen designer Sandra Fairbank got all of that in just five weeks. Here's how she pulled it off....[XLINK {1178444} {more}]

Reusing Old Accent Windows (p. 48)

Expert Techniques for Reglazing a Window

Tom Silva shows how easy it is to fix a single-glazed wood sash....[XLINK {640019} {more}]

Cool Customers (p. 58)

Lighten Up

Pro tips from an experienced lighting designer....[XLINK {198718} {more}]

Meet the Good Bugs (p. 64)

Troubleshoot Your Turf

Surefire solutions that'll turn a thin, patchy, or weedy lawn into a barefoot-worthy expanse of green....[XLINK {212278} {more}]

Working the Bugs Out

Here's a safe and effective system to control the plant-eating pests in your yard....[XLINK {212278} {more}]

Uncle Sam Wants to Pay You (p. 67)

Solar Shingles

A seamless appearance-and generous tax breaks-make rooftop power plants more attractive than ever....[XLINK {1205726} {more}]

Keepers (p. 71)

The Feel of a Well-Worn Hammer

Classic hand tools can be collectible, sure-but don't relegate them to the display shelf just yet....[XLINK {1218241} {more}]

The Cleaner Cleanup (p. 85)

What You Need to Know About Asbestos

Unfortunately, asbestos can be found in a myriad of household materials. We'll tell you where to look....[XLINK {202235} {more}]

[ITALIC "TOH"] experts answer your radiant heat questions ....[XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/search/results?query=radiant&archive=qaarticle&Search.x=16&Search.y=10&Search=Search} {more}]

Quick-Change Floors

New click-in, snap-together, and stick-down products let you update what's underfoot in a weekend....[XLINK {1126093} {more}]

The Natural Choice (p. 97)

Natural Selections

New materials and products for walls, floors, and countertops let you build healthier without sacrificing looks or performance....[XLINK {1206894} {more}]

15 Green Projects for Under $500 (p. 108)

Go Green!

Get eco-friendly interior and exterior design ideas....[XLINK {http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/html/portals/green/} {more}]

How to Sink a Post

Building a clothesline....[XLINK {1531708} {more}]

Pipe Insulation

Insulate hot-water pipes....[XLINK {1191783} {more}]

How to Plant a Tree

Plant deciduous trees....[XLINK {219982} {more}]

How to Install a Programmable Thermostat

Install a programmable thermostat....[XLINK {1181564} {more}]

How to Install a Ceiling Fan

Install a smart ceiling fan....[XLINK {453858} {more}]

Worm Bin Plans

Build a worm bin....[XLINK {1535402} {more}]

Recycling Katrina's Ruins (p. 114)

House-Part Recycling Centers

These home-improvement meccas give precious house parts a second chance....[XLINK {1537576} {more}]

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