The This Old House website contains home improvement advice and shopping, hosted video clips and episodes and how-to guides about subjects like home financing, home repairs and exterior design and landscaping. The site also hosts specific how-to guides and step-by-step walkthroughs focused on educating homeowners in performing repairs such as window replacements by themselves.
The video section of the website hosts a library of clips and episodes associated with the "This Old House" television program. Users can look through these clips for educational purposes or just for their own viewing pleasure, and new clips are added regularly as new episodes and specials are brought to air.
The site also contains links to mailing lists, newsletters and magazine subscriptions. Users can visit the site store to find branded merchandise, DVDs and sponsored tools and home improvement supplies. They can also buy things like T-shirts and tool belts designed for the show and for use by its fans.
The site has a utility to let users group ideas and images they like into a "My Home" page, which allows them to compare various prospective home improvement elements and to save things that catch their interest. This means users can revisit ideas and design a coherent approach to home beautification.