Posters are popular wall decorations in bedrooms, living rooms, basements, and other spaces. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best poster frames 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.
Forget Grandma’s rumpus room with the floor-to-ceiling faux wood, circa 1970. While today’s version of wood paneling takes a cue from the decade that made it famous, there’s much more to it than just wood grain and knots. This guide to modern wood paneling will shine some light on this once-taboo DIY topic.
Keep your home cozy and save money with this round-up of our top insulation tips for your home.
Installing baseboard trim serves as a visual anchor for any room. Tom Silva shows how to install baseboard trim that becomes visual anchors for any room. Learn about joint requirements, cap molding, and what size nails you’ll need in this helpful guide.
It’s efficient, easy to install, and incredibly effective; hear what Tom Silva has to say about this versatile insulation product.
Kevin O’Connor heads to the Franklin Pierce home in New Hampshire to learn what it takes to restore antique wallpaper.
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor shows how to fill gaps and make a space cozier and energy efficient.
Painter Jim Clark shares tips for cleanly removing the most stubborn wallpaper.
We show you how to fill a hole in a brick wall with mortar, matching bricks, and tools you can rent.
Thrill your kids with this easy-to-build, fully customizable rock climbing wall suitable for all ages. Climbing together as a family builds strength, increases flexibility, and improves coordination for everyone–from toddlers to adults. And it’s a fantastic way to stay active while having fun. Add one to your playroom, family room, attic, or home gym, and your home will be the most popular in the neighborhood.
Painting expert Mauro Henrique shows Kevin O’Connor how to handle cracks in plaster and drywall.
Partitioning off a below-grade space with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
In this DIY Smarts project, This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert walks host Kevin O’Connor through everything he needs to know about mounting a TV.
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares tips for installing drywall overhead
Learn how to soundproof a room from floor to ceiling using both simple and advanced methods.
It’s hard not to love the look of exposed brick, but not everyone is lucky enough to have it in their home. Don’t worry; you can mimic the look with these tips.
If you’re looking to change up the look of the rooms in your home, there’s no easier way than adding wallpaper. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best wallpapers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Tom Silva shows Kevin O'Connor the differences between drywall installation and plastering over blue board
Ideal for DIY projects and temporary home decorating, peel and stick wallpaper lets you transform your bedroom or home office without committing to a permanent design. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best peel and stick wallpapers on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Jeff Sweenor and Kevin O’Connor install floating white oak shelves and a floating mantle
When framing wall corners, try this alternative approach that uses less material and is more energy-efficient.
This Old House master carpenter Norm Abram explains why builders don’t use 5/8-inch fire-code drywall throughout the entire house.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva teaches a homeowner to patch small holes in her wall.
Transform your basement into a more multifunctional space by adding walls.
General contractor Tom Silva shows host Kevin O’Connor how to patch holes in drywall, covering holes of all shapes and sizes.
In this how-to video, This Old House tile contractor Joe Ferrante replaces cracked ceramic tile
We rounded up our best retaining wall ideas so you can plan your DIY landscaping project.