Our woodworking maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
Which Wood Glue to Use When
Lots of DIY projects, both small- and large-scale, often call for the use of wood glue. But did you know that "wood glue" is an umbrella term, and there are multiple adherents to choose from?
How to Patch a Chipped Wood Floor
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva fixes a chipped wood floor using a Dutchman and hand tools.
How to Repair a Cracked Floor Joist
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner repair a cracked floor joist
Fast Fixes for Floor Scratches
Between footwear, pets, and furniture, wood floors can take a beating. Minimize the signs of wear and tear with these easy repairs.
Norm Abram's Best Tricks of the Trade
Master carpenter Norm Abram shares his top how-to secrets for flawless DIY
How to Refinish Hardwood Floors
Clean and refinish hardwood floors without sanding down to the bare wood.
How to Stop a Wood Door from Sticking
Try these antisagging remedies, arranged in order from easiest to most difficult
Protecting Floors From Chemical Stripper
A trick for keeping chemical strippers from damaging your floors