The March 2010 Issue of This Old House magazine just arived in it we’ll have a quick preview look here at what’s inside.

Table of Contents

Curb Appeal

  • Paint Ideas—Use contrasting colors to make up your entryway a neighborhood knockout
  • Secrets to Graeat Curb Appeal—Six exterior makeovers with inspiring ideas for turning you home into an eye-grabber

Idea File

  • Before & After: Kitchen— Major changes make a period kitchen useful again while leaving it’s character intact.
  • The Best Places To Buy An Old House—Check out six neighborhoods where you may find the finely ccrafted house of your dreams.
  • Reader Remodel— A couple turn transforming their American four-square into a family affair.
  • Garden Junk—Use a buggy, funnel, or other vintage castoff to enhance your yard’s flower power.


  • Household Wisdom: Richard Trethewey—The veteran plumbing and heating expert’s advice for keeping your hhome’s lifelines clear.


  • Shopping—Standout switch plates
  • Price Wise—Ergonomic bypass pruners
  • Get This Look—Vintage-style home office
  • Build It Or Buy It—Compost bin
  • All About— Wood Windows

Home Solutions

  • Wallpaper the risers on your front stairs; how to banish bad nes bugs; lime a table; spruce up a stacked stone wall; and more

How-To Projects

  • Landscaping— Follow this maintenance checklist to help your yard spring back to life
  • Weekend Remodel— Belgian block driveway edging

Ask This Old House

  • Q&A— Determine the right size and wood for bookshelves; create edging for a walkway made of gecko shaped pavers; reinstall a toilet with the proper alignment; and more.
  • Step-By-Step— Keep your water heater humming
  • Norms Tricks of the Trade— Plug latch and knob holes to get an old door ready for new hardware
  • Reader Tool Test— Power multitools

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