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Who is Kevin O’Connor and how did he become the host of This Old House
Have you ever wished there was a book to view the best homes of This Old House after the remodel? Well your prayers have been answered. Kevin O’Connor, the host of This Old House, takes us on a personal tour of his favorite homes room by room in his new […]
One of our favorite types of project is the weekend project. In just a couple of days, you can feel that rush of productivity and accomplishment after surveying a completed project that improves your home–and maybe even your lifestyle. Eager to tackle your next weekend project? We’ve got just the […]
Today we had a unique opportunity to tour the This Old House Los Angeles House Project. It’s the first house project that This Old House has taken on in LA. Hard to believe since they’ve been at it for more than 30 years and have done two homes just up […]
We heard a few months back that This Old House was searching for a project in the Los Angeles area. They’ve finally found one and have wasted little time in getting work started. For this project, This Old House has (for the first time) selected a 1930’s Spanish Colonial Revival […]
In October 2010 PBS will air a new woodworking television series called Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac. Check out our exclusive interview with the host of Rough Cut Tommy Mac. The only holdup to releasing the show was finding a proper underwriter and Woodcraft has now stepped up […]
If you’ve got a beach bungalow that needs work or a craftsman addition planned, now’s your chance to have the crew from This Old House take on your project. Hard to believe but for the first time This Old House will be featuring a House Project in the Los Angeles […]
I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Bruce since my days at This Old House and it’s been great watching his career flourish since he left TOH. He’s since created a niche in the remodeling world as a renovation consultant and now he’s planning a return to television with This New […]
We just got word from renovation consultant and former executive producer of This Old House, Bruce Irving, that he’s coming back to television and will be developing a new show called “This New House” that will be shown on the DIY Network and co-hosted by the current TOH host Kevin […]
This Old House is a band out of Denton, TX. Maybe they are vying to update the hokey intro music from the show?
The big news in the woodworking and diy world today was that Norm Abram, long-time host of This Old House and New Yankee Workshop, will cease production of New Yankee workshop but continue his work as the master carpenter on This Old House. Apparently the New Yankee Workshop website will […]
‘Tis the season for website makeovers. We recently shared the new look of PointClickHome which has gone the way of blogs and presents content in an easy to digest scroll. This Old House has just refreshed their homepage and we really like the clean feel as they’ve opened it up […]
This Old House and The Money Pit have now teamed up. Looks like a match made in home improvement heaven. Kevin O’Connor, host of the Emmy-winning PBS television series This Old House, along with the show’s general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger […]
Last week we re-visited our hometown of Tucson, Arizona to join the family in celebrating Father’s Day. It’s been 12 years since we’ve lived there and my how things have changed. We checked out the resurgence downtown and hope the new movie Public Enemies shines some light on an already […]
We received a welcome email recently from home renovation specialist, Bruce Irving. Typically he meets clients in-person or advises over the phone in regards to their renovation or remodeling project and in many instances he stays in for the duration of the project or at least until all of the […]
It’s been mentioned by the new Energy Secretary Steven Chu and supported by Barack Obama that if we were to paint 30 billion square feet of commercial roof space in the United States white, it would be the equivalent of taking 75 million cars off the road for a year. […]
We’ve mapped out the This Old House Project locations which after almost 30 years and over 50 house projects, The This Old House television show has gone coast to coast and beyond to restore and renovate Victorians, Farmhouses, Bungalows, Brownstones and more. Inspired by the Bob Vila on location map […]
Quite a few readers have sent us this recently posted (January 2009) article from This Old House that is exactly like the article we published in May of 2008.
photo: Jerone2 While working at This Old House one of the most often asked questions was, “Will you remodel my home?” which was quickly followed up with “I don’t have to pay for it, do I?” These questions and more are answered in their FAQ section but to save you […]
As hurricane Irene is approaching the Eastern seaboard, residents in low-laying areas must seek higher ground immediately and have little time to prepare their homes for the storm. But for those homeowners who are sticking it out through the hurricane or live in areas that aren’t under an evacuation order […]