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Reader mail • AN EYE FOR DETAIL is a characteristic shared by many This Old House fans. Your appreciation for the finer points, whether reading our pages or watching renovations unfold on TV, is tough to beat. No doubt it serves you well in projects around your own homes, too!
What to do with paint leftovers • Finished a major project? Here’s how to deal with a little extra paint (or a lot).
Fun fall fests • Celebrate the season with jack-o’-lantern displays, pumpkin-pieeating contests, and more
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.
In short order • Eager new homeowners pull together a more efficient kitchen layout and a clean, classic look—in just six weeks
Same size, standout style • A wall came down and a new layout and amenities went in, turning a two-part bath into a seamless, one-of-a-kind space
Dresser dress-up • A few repeats of a stenciled motif can give a flat-front chest of drawers a dose of individuality
Patch a chipped wood floor • Using only hand tools and a drill, Tom Silva makes minor floor damage disappear with a simple and effective dutchman repair technique
Well-traveled bedroom • Global textiles and storied furniture create a sophisticated sleep spot
Two-tone kitchen for $125 • Thrifty shopping and some fool-the-eye fixes give a small, dated cook space a brighter, more modern look
Beach-town bungalow • Hammers are swinging at the 2018 Idea House, where advanced materials and building techniques are creating an updated Craftsman-style house with a staycation sensibility
ask This old House • 36 tips, tricks, and answers to your home-improvement questions
Norm’s tricks of the trade
Little Green GIANT • Traditional architectural details and a more open floor plan combine with the latest energy-saving—and energy-producing—technologies at a new This Old House TV project
VINTAGE MODERN • A 1930 house gets an unexpected update in the hands of two creatives with an eye for mid-century finds
THE BASICS • Frequently asked questions
Buy a Tankless Water Heater • Tired of running out of hot water? That’s not a problem with one of these compact, ultra-efficient units that heat water as you need it. Here’s what you need to know about choosing, installing, and living with one
PROS AND CONS: IS IT TIME TO GO TANKLESS?
Leading Acid Reflux Pill Becomes an Anti-Aging Phenomenon • Clinical studies show breakthrough acid reflux treatment also helps maintain vital health and helps protect users from the serious conditions that accompany aging such as fatigue and poor cardiovascular health
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