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June 2003

Ask THIS OLD HOUSE

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spruce it up

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building with STONE

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Ask THIS OLD HOUSE

Roger Cook replies: It’s tough to offer a detailed design without walking the site, but I can give you some general impressions and ideas that should get you headed in the right direction. The plantings at your entrance are what people notice first, so let’s start there.
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spruce it up

Five ways to add flair to the outside of your home

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building with STONE

What you need to know about nature’s most durable material

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little house, big city

A quirky 200-year-old cottage survives—and thrives—in the middle of Manhattan

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TV PROJECT

A Dream Come True

With help from This Old House, a cramped kitchen grows to fit a family

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HOMEOWNER’S HANDBOOK

Installing a Ceiling Fan

There are few fixtures that can impact the look and livability of a room as much as a ceiling fan. It can keep you cool on sultry summer days, push warm air down into the room during winter, and even serve as the room’s primary illumination if you add a light.

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WINDOW SEATS

A charming addition to any room in the house

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TRANSFORMATIONS

A Manor Reborn

A neglected 1745 house is gracefully brought up to date

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front-vard makeover

How to make the most of a small space

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UPKEEP

Reviving Outdoor Furniture

A pro shows how to extend the life of your lawn chairs

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