This Old House blog provides expert advice on home improvement, renovating, gardening and decorating. Its mission is to demystify the home improvement process and to celebrate the fusion of old world craftsmanship and modern technology.
Swapping in a new doormat is one simple way to extend a warmer welcome. Mats made with durable, sustainable coir—derived from coconut husks—are great at removing dirt and debris from shoes; these designs have the bonus of matching classic American house styles
You love your dog, but sometimes it shouldn’t have the run of the house. Fortunately, there are gate options that are as handsome as they are sturdy; many can be left in place all the time without creating an eyesore or obstacle