America's Best Remodel Contest Winners

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OCT 2014 America's Best Remodel Contest

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Readers unearth little gems that provide a glimpse into their house's past

grand-prize winners

A self-taught woodworker painstakingly restores the character of his stripped-down 1800s farmhouse

one-room wonders

Find out why these marvelous makeovers rose above the rest

the moxie awards

TOH salutes seven creative DIYers who displayed true grit

this old house saved

Revisit the stories of three declining dwellings—and revel in the details of their revivals

money savers

OCT 2014 Money Savers

fat-wallet awards

Take a page from the book of 15 clever penny-pinchers

23 reader tips that save you time and money

Put these imaginative solutions to work around your house

home solutions

OCT 2014 Home Solutions

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"TOH came to my rescue"

At the current project house, work begins on a Greek Revival—and a longtime dream is fulfilled • Find more photos, a project recap, and air dates

idea file

OCT 2014 Idea File


You've got pull(s)

get this look for less

This kid camps out at home


OCT 2014 Upgrades

paint ideas

With a homemade stencil and bright colors, a battered pine floor blossoms back to life • Find Lori Dunbar's tips and how-to


When it came to crafting a custom storage shed, this reader had all the angles covered

how-to projects

OCT 2014 How-to Projects

ask this old house

OCT 2014 Ask TOH

Q + A

Battery-charged tool-rust remover; get wood casement windows to shut tightly; step up a shower's hot-water output; remove a bathtub; and more

in every issue

OCT 2014 In Every Issue

reader mail

Favorite reader letters 2014

letter from This Old House

You're committed. As in, kinda insane

digital highlights


save this old house

A grand Italianate farmhouse in Mishawaka, Indiana, for free if you move it

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