Better than New
When fire destroyed their circa 1720 farmhouse, these homeowners vowed to rebuild even better. And they did
New dormers and a porch give a suburban relic a dose of farmhouse charm. By Curtis Rist
Interest in eco-friendly bamboo is booming thanks to its versatility and beauty.By Jeanne Huber
A sun-filled conservatory may become the favorite room in the house. By Hope Reeves
Avoid the mental mistakes that send renovation costs through the roof. By Gary Belsky
Your house's only profit center requires ample space and ergonomic design. By Curtis Rist
A complete overhaul makes 80-year-old columns good for another century. By Joseph Hurst-Wajszczuk
Peak chic: A stylish weather vane shouts your own message from the rooftops. By Joseph D'Agnese
After weeks of frenzied renovation, an embellished conch cottage heads for the finish line.By Jack McClintock
The fall TV project in Billerica, Massachusetts, takes shape—Victorian outside, info-agey inside.By Brad Lemley
When it comes to trees, planting the right species in the right spot defines and focuses a property.By Curtis Rist
A fire in an 18th-century farmhouse gives its owner a chance to restore more than his home. By Brad Lemley
n a home that sings with style, baseboard, crown and other mouldings supply the grace notes. By Brad Lemley
This Old House and a team of community volunteers overhaul a New England Colonial.By Joseph D'Agnese
In the land of shingled roofs, a thatcher finds a welcome niche to practice his Old World craft. By Jim Morrison
Elegant latches, locks and lifts dress up simple sashes, making the view all the more pleasing. By Peter Jensen
Fire spares Dick Silva's favorite toy.
A new kitchen for newlyweds.
Bad siding, moldy closets and wet basements.
You've got mailbox: a design sampler