Holiday entertaining is just getting started. Get tips to help you turn a ho-hum space into a home theater on a budget. Get expert advice from This Old House plumbing contractor Richard Trethewey on the best way to restore the flow once again. Learn how to avoid a dangerous problem that could be lurking behind your walls: older wiring that could lead to arcing, a major cause of residential fires. Find out how to protect your home. Plus, get answers to your home improvement questions about roofing repair, furnace filters, mold in the house, hard water, saving heating energy, flooring options, radiant heating, and banging pipes.
If you are waiting for Santa Claus to pay your home a visit, you might want to make sure the chimney is clean and safe. Learn how find a reputable chimney sweep company. Get advice to help keep your live tree fresh and green for the whole holiday season. Your kitchen gets quite a workout this time of year, which could add up to high utility bills if you’re not careful. Get advice on saving water, gas and electricity. Plus, get answers to your home improvement questions about updating baths and kitchens, squeaky floor fixes, insulation products, radon, cleaning a deck, mold on walls, noisy countertops, and decorating a fireplace.