Use masonry anchors to attach working window coverings to a plain brick facade—and add some period charm, to boot
This sturdy, innovative building product can increase the beauty and value of your home
Painter Jim Clark shows how to ready old, faded aluminum siding for a fresh coat of paint
Adding window trim with This Old House host Kevin O'Connor
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his secrets for working with fiber-cement siding
TOH readers took on another batch of rundown abodes and remade them into cheery and beautiful houses
A handsome pergola-topped porch gives the eye—and visitors— good reason to linger
Some of these rundown and abandoned houses were downright spooky, until TOH readers got ahold of them. Explore some these dramatic before and afters
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to prevent water from leaking in behind vinyl siding
TOH general contractor shows how to handle fragile clapboards to make a seamless exterior repair
This Old House decodes the differences between the various types of stain so that you can get the look you want.
Seamless and easy to use, epoxy is a smart option when the rot affects a small area
Before getting comfy meant adjusting the thermostat, homes were designed to catch a breeze or, in colder climes, to block one. See how traditional building elements can make your home more efficient today
Wrap your home's exterior with these naturally non-combustible and fabricated fire-resistant materials
Mike Vietri of Vietri Construction demonstrates the basics of replacing a pine plinth block placed too close to a stone step
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to quickly replace a damaged section of clapboard siding
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook fights back an ivy invasion
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva replaces damaged vinyl siding
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how he installs roofing and siding to keep a house buttoned up and dry.
Look beyond the never-to-be-settled debate over siding's merits/sins. It's an affordable, energy-conscious update. It can even look good.
Red or white? Re-shingling their house in Manchester, the McCues have ended up with the best of both colors.
Despite a preference for the tried and true, our This Old House team has undertaken a promising experiment in roofing material for the Manchester house.
Tom Silva's step-by-step method for hanging clapboard to keep it level and watertight.
Bad paint jobs can happen to good people with old houses — even when they listen faithfully to everything the paint salesman tells them. The reason is a surprising revelation about the compatibility of oil and latex paints.