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SAVE THIS OLD HOUSE

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This Old House Magazine
November/December 2020

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.

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This Old House Magazine
November/December 2020

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

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This Old House Magazine
November/December 2020

Just Right

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

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This Old House Magazine
November/December 2020

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

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This Old House Magazine
November/December 2020

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

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2020

Tucked away

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

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2020

Hillside Paradise

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.

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2020

Refresher course

A gathering space weighed down by dark paneling and a drop ceiling gets lightened up in a two-phase remodel

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2020

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

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2020

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

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2020

Period Pieces

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.

6 mins read
This Old House Magazine
November/December 2019

Adding Up

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

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This Old House Magazine
November/December 2019

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

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This Old House Magazine
September/October 2019

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

8 mins read
This Old House Magazine
September/October 2019

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

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This Old House Magazine
September/October 2019

The Tao Of Toh

Lessons in life, and building, from 40 years of home renovations

10 mins read
This Old House Magazine
September/October 2019

Hosts With The Most

Bob, Steve, and Kevin share stories and memories from their years on This Old House

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This Old House Magazine
September/October 2019

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

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

Better Than Ever

A 109-year-old house grows into its own, gaining living space and creature comforts while honoring its heritage

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

Inspired Inventions

Presenting the finest in new materials and mechanical systems for construction and remodeling projects

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

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

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

Sophisticated Sanctuary

A remodeled master bath takes inspiration from classic luxury-hotel style

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

Different Strokes

An outdoor room’s beadboard walls become extra eye-catching when painted with random-width stripes

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

From No Character To Classic

A boxy brick house from 1950 gets a timeless redesign

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

An Artful Approach

The whimsical handiwork of a couple of artistic green thumbs enlivens their shady acre of Wisconsin woodland

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This Old House Magazine
July/August 2019

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.

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This Old House Magazine
May/June 2019

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.

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This Old House Magazine
May/June 2019

House Proud

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

6 mins read
This Old House Magazine
May/June 2019

The Bright Stuff

An exuberant wall covering and a trio of punchy paint colors add up to one charming vintage-style bath

1 min read
This Old House Magazine
March/April 2019

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