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TOH IS BACK! New Episodes Airing This Week

And don't forget!New episodes of TOH and Ask TOH  are available online every Sunday night at 7 P.M. EST and you can watch them for free, on-demand at ThisOldHouse.com! You can find new episodes of TOH here and Ask TOH here. Make sure you bookmark those pages. For even more ways to watch us on-demand, online, or on your mobile device, click here.    Questions? Leave a comment below! https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/toh-back-new-episodes-airing-week


North Carolina Federal | Save This Old House

North Carolina Federal | Save This Old House 2 × Wainscoting Staircase Wainscoting Staircase Courtesy of Preservation North Carolina Why save it? Though some of the interior walls were taken down to the studs by a previous owner, many of the house’s original architectural details remain, including paneled wainscot, six-panel doors, fireplace mantels, and built-ins. On the exterior, a two-story entry porch with fluted pilasters and clapboard siding are still intact. Shown: While plaster has been removed from some walls on the first floor, the original wainscot along the staircase—likely longleaf pine or poplar—remains. 9 × The Greek Revival Remodel…


‘The Simple Truth’: An Architect’s Historically Respectful Retreat in Provincetown

Built in 1802, the classic gable-front cottage in the Provincetown, MA, had everything Ezra Block and Jimmy Hung were looking for in a seaside retreat: an off-the-beaten-path location (down a quaint oyster-shell-paved lane), a generous flower and vegetable garden, and a free-standing shed large enough to host summer parties. Most important, the home offered unspoiled New England charm. “Shortly after we moved in,” Ezra recalled, “Jimmy remarked on how our little house was so ‘unique.’ As an architect, I could see that nearly every house on our street was, at one time, the exact same as ours, but most had…


The Wonder Woman of Insulation Installation

The Wonder Woman of Insulation Installation | 2019-01-04 | Walls & Ceilings This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to the use of cookies. Visit our updated privacy and cookie policy to learn more. This Website Uses CookiesBy closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Learn More This website requires certain cookies to…


Clever Ways to Use Oxi-Clean

(0:39) Before using it to clean, check that the formula is prepared properly. Melissa says:Always use hot water for mixing Use enough to keep surface wet Prepare Oxi-Clean solutions only when you need it (1:18) Melissa uses three different Oxi-Clean mixtures when cleaning around the house. Each task here will specify a type of mixture. Concentrate: 1 tablespoon Oxi-Clean, 2 tablespoon WaterSoak: ½ cup Oxi-Clean, 1 gal. WaterSpot Clean: 1 tablespoon Oxi-Clean, 1 cup water (1:50) Greasy Overhead Exhaust FiltersSoak Take out the filter and let it sit in the soak for a minute Flip it and repeat Rinse and let it air dry…


‘Save This Old House’ Update 2018

Status: Sold in AprilThis home in Springfield, Ohio, is within walking distance of downtown and will be brought back to its former glory. Sara Foulk of Sibcy Cline Realtors said that the building was sold to a young family, who are restoring the home and plan to move in later this year. The new owners are already planning their housewarming party, Foulk said. "There is a new revival in that area where these folks are breathing life back into these homes, and [these owners] are ultimately planning to do the same thing.” See the original Save TOH feature for this house Got any info…

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