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Top 10 How-to Videos at ThisOldHouse.com

Top 10 How-to Videos at ThisOldHouse.com 1 × 1. How to Choose and Use Sandpaper 1. How to Choose and Use Sandpaper Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva teaches the basics of sanding. 2 × 2. How to Heat a Garage Workshop 2. How to Heat a Garage Workshop Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey travels to Akron, Ohio to install a garage heater 3 × 3. How to Choose a New Toilet Seat 3. How to Choose a New Toilet Seat Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey discusses the…


A Reimagined Ranch House: An Artist’s Family Home, Ikea Kitchen and DIY Bath Ideas Included

“If you had known in advance all that your house would require—three move-out renovations in seven years—would you still have bought it?” Maya Schindler has come to see her Long Island, New York, ranch house as a member of her posse and her devotion to it is unwavering. Especially now that it’s been tailor remade for her and her family: husband, Ranaan Schul, and their kids, Naomi, 7, and Mikael, 5. Maya is a painter/installation artist and Ranaan is a mathematician—they met in high school in Jerusalem and have been together since they were 19; they’re both full-time professors at…


8 Favorites: Drinking Glasses With a Hint of Pink

Millennial pink is still going strong, but we like this iteration of pink—in a shade of pale blush, on glassware—best. Here are 10 we can drink to. Above: Spotted at one of our favorite shops, March, in San Francisco: the Alpha Collection by Austrian glassware company Lobmeyr. Each piece is made of muslin glass, which is crystal mouth-blown to a thickness of .027 inches. Tumblers are $70 each; the pitcher is $240. Above: The Chroma Glassware line by Hawkins New York comes in many subtle colors, including this just-right blush; $12 for the tumbler size (pictured) and $10 for the smaller…


16 Favorite Solid Kitchen Marble Backsplashes for Maximum Drama

We’re not into drama, but when it comes to kitchen designs featuring dramatic, solid marble backsplashes, we’re on board 110 percent. Here are a few of our favorite marble-clad kitchens pulled from our archives and beyond. Above: This British inspired kitchen has counters topped with Carrara marble that continue as a backsplash. For more, see Plain English in Brooklyn Heights: A Very Proper Elizabeth Roberts Townhouse Remodel. Photograph by Dustin Aksland, courtesy of Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design. Above: I designed my own kitchen around a solid seamless Carrara marble backsplash and counters. For more on this kitchen (and the rest of…


The Easiest Way to Put on a Duvet Cover | Best of the Web

If you've ever wrestled with a duvet cover, check out "How to Put on a Duvet Cover: The California Roll Way" from Crane & Canopy. This method of rolling your comforter into a duvet cover makes easy work of this chore.Step 1 Flip your duvet cover inside out. Step 2 Lay it on your bed. Step 3 Lay your comforter on top. Step 4 Roll at the closed end. Step 5 Flip the cover over the end (like one of those flip-top sandwich bags). Step 6 Zip up the cover. Step 7 Start to unroll. For more how-to videos like this…

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