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How to Build an Outdoor Dog Bed

20 hours 23 min ago
A smartly designed outdoor bed is a great place for your pooch to beat the heat

10 Secrets of Cottage Style

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 02:00
Known for her lively, low-key designs, Jane Coslick shares her trademark tips for adding oomph to plain interiors with salvaged finds and buckets of paint

Photoshop Redo: Prettying Up a Period House

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 02:05
Uncovering the front porch and restoring facade details help a Queen Anne-style home assume its former shape

How to Waterproof a Basement

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 02:05
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva solves soggy basement problems

A Busted Open, Brightened Up Kitchen

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 02:05
Taking down walls cleared the way for a free-flowing space fit for two cooks, two kids, plus party guests

4 Surprising Renovation Stressors

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 02:05
Unexpected problems that come up in a remodel and how to tackle them

How to Install a Mini-Split AC Heat Pump

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 02:05
Heat and cool a room without the use of ducts

Steal Ideas from Our Best Yard and Garden Transformations Ever

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 02:05
Use our most stunning back- and front-yard makeovers to help inspire your outdoor rooms

Timeless Treasure Garden

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 02:05
Salvaged materials, lavish plantings, vintage collectibles—and some sleight of hand—create a new garden with old-world character

How to Clear Poison Ivy

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 02:05
In this how-to video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook provides strategies for ridding your yard of this insidious invader

A Seaside Cottage Looks Small, Lives Large

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:05
How to expand a small 1950s home on the water without sacrificing its charm? Raise the ceilings, add on in back, and create more rooms outdoors

10 Uses for Paint Cans

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 02:05
New or used, these pails have a variety of uses around the house

The Mosquito, in Close-Up

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 02:05
What makes these pests so pesky and how to keep them at bay

How to Build a Garage Pergola

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 02:05
Use milled brackets and pressure-treated lumber to create an elegant canopy over your garage door

16 Ways to Customize Your Deck

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 02:05
16 upgrades and add-ons to create a more attractive and usable backyard deck

31 Scary Houses Turned Into Spectacular Homes

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 02:05
Some of these rundown and abandoned houses were downright spooky, until TOH readers got ahold of them. Explore some these dramatic before and afters

How to Install a Portable Air Conditioner

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 02:05
In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey offers a quick and easy way to cool off a room

23 Savvy and Inspiring Small Bath Designs

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 02:05
Take that water closet off the backburner and make it a showpiece with these design ideas

Save This Old House: Historic Kentucky Farmhouse

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 02:05
Start your own frontier adventure with this historic house in the Bluegrass State

Tried-and-True Cleaning Products

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 02:05
The backstories on your favorite American cleaning potions