Pathways & Sidewalks Maintenance
Our sidewalk maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
If your area is prone to snowstorms, slippery sidewalks, walkways, and driveways may be an issue. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best ice melt products on Amazon to help you find the one that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various retail stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Ice melt, sunlight, and water can be tough on unsealed concrete surfaces. Our guide covers the best concrete sealers for driveways, garages, patios, and more.
Mason Mark McCullough gives a basic overview of a few different ways to de-ice walkways and driveways during the winter, and how those deicers impact different types of masonry.
If your bluestone needs some TLC, let Roger show you how to do it
Sometimes you may need to pull up a section of a walkway for a repair. As part of the Ask TOH Tips from the Pros series, Roger Cook shows us how it’s done
Ask This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook teaches his apprentice how to identify and repair a walkway that has been damaged by chipmunks This episode of DIY Smarts is brought to you by The Home Depot
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair a cracked stone walkway
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a no-mortar way to fix a mortared walkway
Resurrecting a sunken brick path with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shares a fast fix for ruptured paving
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to affix loose flagstones
Fixing up the cracks between paving stones keeps a walkway beautiful and safe
Trowel concrete resurfacer over your worn walkway, and you'll have a brand new, durable surface with uniform color. Before you get started, check out this how-to video on working with concrete.
Handy tips for avoiding damage to your driveway when you're shoveling snow