Tool Lab | Guide to Cordless Finish Nailers

Tool Lab | Guide to Cordless Finish Nailers

Bob O’Connor TOH carpenter Nathan Gilbert has the lowdown on choosing and using the right cordless finish nailer to best suit your needs. This article appeared in the Summer 2022 issue of This Old House Magazine. Click here to learn how to subscribe. Check back soon...
Safety Tips for Home DIY Projects

Safety Tips for Home DIY Projects

iStock Doing it yourself should also mean doing it safely. But for folks without a lot of construction experience, knowing how to keep safe while still making progress on a home renovation or repair can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Keep these...
Safety Tips for Home DIY Projects

Safety Tips for Home DIY Projects

iStock Doing it yourself should also mean doing it safely. But for folks without a lot of construction experience, knowing how to keep safe while still making progress on a home renovation or repair can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Keep these...
How to Care for Ornamental Grass

How to Care for Ornamental Grass

Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos These types of grasses can add beauty and grace to your lawn or garden, but it is critical to know how to care for them. Here are some factors to consider when selecting ornamental grass. Beautiful landscaping is a joy to behold....
How to Make Your Fence Wildlife-Friendly

How to Make Your Fence Wildlife-Friendly

iSrock There are plenty of options to protect your family and property in ways that won’t harm innocent animals. Keep reading to learn how to create fencing that is friendly to wildlife. Common types of fences can cause injury or death to animals because of the way...
The Best Way to Clean a Flat Screen TV

The Best Way to Clean a Flat Screen TV

iStock If you are seeing more dust, fingerprints, and smudges than the actual show you are watching, your flat screen probably needs a good wipe-down. But wait: Chemicals and paper towels can actually harm your flat screen TV. This guide explains a better way to clean...