SAVE THIS OLD HOUSE
SAVE THIS OLD HOUSE
Save energy, save money? Maybe...
Reducing energy use is always a good thing. But not every energy-conserving strategy is guaranteed to reduce your overall costs. We take a look at some common misconceptions.
Queen for a New Day
This Old House takes on a timeworn but beautifully crafted Queen Anne, adding on, opening up, and piecing back together the details that make it special
Not too big, not too small, a 1920 Cape Cod–style cottage proves a perfect fit for a design-minded homeowner with the vision to tailor it to her needs
Before + after Light touch
One family’s goal in renovating their formerly dark, closed-off galley-style kitchen? Open up and let the sun shine in
Same space, new function
With upgraded fixtures and finishes, a once-bland master bath gains storage and serenity—without the need for any additional square footage
A quest for privacy—and a flair for collecting—takes a California homeowner on a 14-year journey to turn a blank-slate backyard into a lush, layered getaway
Decades in the making, this terraced garden offers 360 degrees of color, while providing layers of privacy from nearby neighbors and a lush habitat for visiting wildlife.
A gathering space weighed down by dark paneling and a drop ceiling gets lightened up in a two-phase remodel
Making a House Their Own
A young couple tackle the project of a lifetime, showing what’s possible when you’ve got DIY skills, a go-for-it attitude, and stamina to spare
Fit for Generations to Come
Built-in 1891, the gracious Shingle-style house had welcomed more than a century of family gatherings. Revived and improved during a nine-month renovation documented by TOH TV, it stands ready for its current owners to add their own chapter to its history
The house had a pre–Civil War core, a Depression-era add-on, a 1940s porch, and a three-story addition from the 1970s. It took a growing family—and its visionary matriarch—to turn it into a cohesive whole.
TOH TV gets to work on a dated 1949 ranch house in Westerly, Rhode Island, growing it into a gambrel-roofed two-story with plenty of room for a young family
Kevin O'Connor Has Become A Historian
Between takes, Kevin O’Connor captures the action from the other side of the lens. Here, he gives us some backstory
How New Technologies And Materials Have Transformed Home Renovation!
Cordless tools, wireless-control systems, engineered beams, fiber-cement siding—we look at some of the innovative tools, building materials, and technologies that have revolutionized remodeling over the last four decades
Main Street Event
Our 2019 Idea House steps back in time with the total overhaul of a circa-1840 Greek Revival that’s a well-loved fixture in a historical Connecticut downtown
The Tao Of Toh
Lessons in life, and building, from 40 years of home renovations
Hosts With The Most
Bob, Steve, and Kevin share stories and memories from their years on This Old House
Play It Again, Alexa
Streaming services have taken the music industry by storm. If you’re just wading in, here’s how to choose the perfect setup for your home
Better Than Ever
A 109-year-old house grows into its own, gaining living space and creature comforts while honoring its heritage
Presenting the finest in new materials and mechanical systems for construction and remodeling projects
The Brookline Mid-century Modern House Geometry Lessons
A simple gray box built in the 1950s transforms into a stunning, spacious home for a young family, thanks to a pair of six-sided additions and plenty of clean-lined finishes inside
A remodeled master bath takes inspiration from classic luxury-hotel style
An outdoor room’s beadboard walls become extra eye-catching when painted with random-width stripes
From No Character To Classic
A boxy brick house from 1950 gets a timeless redesign
An Artful Approach
The whimsical handiwork of a couple of artistic green thumbs enlivens their shady acre of Wisconsin woodland
How Safe Is Your Home's Wiring?
Your home and family may be vulnerable to easily preventable dangers. Read on for ways to protect them.
TLC For Wood Patio Furniture
Even though outdoor furniture is typically made of resilient hardwoods or naturally rot-resistant softwoods, it’s not immune to the elements. Here’s how to keep your deck or patio set in top form.
The circa-1860 Italianate had seen better days—until a master carpenter lavished his skills on the place, turning it into a forever home for him and his wife
The Bright Stuff
An exuberant wall covering and a trio of punchy paint colors add up to one charming vintage-style bath