The Newton Project

the shingle life

TOH’s 2017 Idea House updates a classic coastal architectural style with long-lasting materials and a flexible floor plan

you can go home again

Our first look at the Generation NEXT project house in Newton, MA, as the TOH crew takes on an owner’s childhood home

southern gothic

Salvaged finds, eclectic collections, and plenty of DIY pluck turn a tired Savannah cottage into a unique home

all about fire pits

From safety tips to style pointers, everything you need to know to add this backyard must-have

home solutions

Smart ways to manage leaves; install a USB outlet; update your windows and walls; and more

before + after: bath

A master bath expands into the screened porch next to it for more square footage—and light

before + after: kitchen

Swapping the kitchen and family room creates better flow and lots of space for a couple with kids

photoshop redo

A sort-of-Tudor split-level goes from eyesore to eye-catching

paint ideas

Use multiple colors—and pieces of cardboard—for a smooth take on the rough, plastered look

smart home

Apps that help you keep tabs on everything you put in your home


Here’s a bright idea: pendant lights made to show off bulbs

clean this house

Improve your view with our guide to getting windows spotless

build it

TOH general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor craft a handsome message center

budget redo

A bare bedroom gets a storage-packed alcove bed for $686

weekend remodel

Swap a cracked front walk for one in durable dry-laid bluestone

ask this old house

Build a better fire; how to insulate a balloon-framed house; grow grass beneath trees; and more

in every issue
letter from TOH
reader mail
save this old house

Sponsored Stories

TV Listings

Find TV listings for This Old House and Ask This Old House in your area.