Enter the TOH 2018 Idea House Sweepstakes!




SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The TOH 2018 Idea House Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Friday, October 19, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Friday, December 7, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of This Old House Ventures (the "Sponsor"), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, eligible participants must visit www.thisoldhouse.com/ideahousesweeps, check the box for each of the prizes he/she would like to enter for a chance to win (each, an “Entry”), complete the entry form in its entirety and submit (the “Submission”). Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.thisoldhouse.com/old-house-ventures-llc-privacy-policy.

Limit: One (1) Submission and one (1) Entry per prize per person per day regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address.


First Prize: One (1) First Prize is available to be won. First Prize includes one (1) American Standard STUDIO S Widespread Bathroom Faucet (Model Number 7105.801.295) in Brushed Nickel (ARV: $560).

Second Prize: One (1) Second Prize is available to be won. Second Prize is an Aquor Renovation Package which includes: two (2) House Hydrants; two (2) Brushed Stainless Steel Covers; two (2) Removable Faucets; two (2) Angled Connectors; two (2) Straight Hose Connectors; two (2) Hose Quick Connect Kits; one (1) 50ft Ultralight Garden Hose; one (1) 25ft Ultralight Garden Hose (ARV: $554). Installation not included.

Third Prize: One (1) Third Prize is available to be won. Third Prize includes one (1) $500 Baird Gift Card (ARV: $500).

Fourth Prize: One (1) Fourth Prize is available to be won. The Fourth Prize is a BILCO Classic Series Basement Door with Primer Finish. There are four (4) sizes available with varying dimensions (B, C, O, SL). The sweepstakes winner will choose one (1) door size from all four (4) available door sizes. Installation and any accessory items are not included (ARV: $650).

Fifth Prize: One (1) Fifth Prize is available to be won. The Fifth Prize will consist of an Evolution® Home Comfort System by BRYANT Heating & Cooling Systems up to $10,000, including installation. (maximum ARV: $10,000) Winner must be the owner of the property where the system will be installed. Winner agrees to provide BRYANT with all information requested related to the winner’s home and current HVAC equipment including accommodating a site visit and unit inspection by a BRYANT-selected installer. Bryant will make product selection in its sole discretion based on the calculations, existing fuel source and installation, and information provided or collected during the site visit. Winner is responsible for any costs or expenses required for upgrades or modifications to existing equipment to meet local code requirements related to the new installation. Site visit must be completed no later than 3 months after winner is confirmed and installation must be scheduled and completed within 3 months of site visit or the prize will be forfeit in its entirety.

Sixth Prize: One (1) Sixth Prize is available to be won. The Sixth Prize is a CHAMPION 4000-Watt RV Ready Digital Hybrid Open Frame Inverter portable generator with Quiet Technology (ARV: $699).

Seventh Prize: One (1) Seventh Prize is available to be won. The Seventh Prize is a $500 ClarksonLighting.com Gift Code (ARV: $500).

Eighth Prize: One (1) Eight Prize is available to be won. The Eighth Prize is an Infinite Fire Bowl by Eldorado Stone (finish and gas/propane fuel type to be selected by winner) (ARV: $2,649).

Ninth Prize: One Ninth Prize is available to be won. The Ninth Prize will include one (1) $500 Gift Certificate presented by Fast-Growing-Trees (ARV: $500).

Tenth Prize: One (1) Tenth Prize is available to be won. The Tenth Prize is a $500 credit towards the purchase of a Finlandia Sauna or accessories, presented by Country Saunas by Design. Installation not included (ARV: $500).

Eleventh Prize: One (1) Eleventh Prize is available to be won. The Eleventh Prize is a Gorilla Project Starter Kit presented by Gorilla Glue. Products included in the Gorilla Project Starter Kit are: five (5) Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive; three (3) Gorilla Glue 18oz.; five (5) Clear Gorilla Glue; five (5) Gorilla Tape; five (5) Crystal Clear Gorilla Tape; five (5) Super Glue; five (5) Super Glue Gel; five (5) Super Glue Brush & Nozzle; three (3) Wood Glue 18oz; five (5) Epoxy; three (3) White Sealant; three (3) Clear Sealant; three (3) Paintable Sealant; two (2) Mounting Tape Clear; three (3) Hat/Shirt/sticker; two (2) Mounting Tape Black; five (5) Handy Roll; and three (3) Tough & Wide (ARV: $515.57).

Twelfth Prize: One (1) Twelfth Prize is available to be won. The Twelfth Prize is a Saxon Wood™ Butcher Block Cutting Board presented by Grothouse (ARV: $300).

Thirteenth Prize: One (1) Thirteenth Prize is available to be won. The Thirteenth Prize is a $500 gift card to purchase furniture and d├ęcor on hayneedle.com (ARV: $500).

Fourteenth Prize: One (1) Fourteenth Prize is available to be won. The Fourteenth Prize is a LEVITON® Light Controls and AFCI/GFCI Package which includes the following: three (3) DecoraSmart Wi-Fi Dimmers; three (3) DecoraSmart Wi-Fi Remote Devices; two (2) DecoraSmart Switches; two (2) DecoraSmart Wi-Fi Plug-in Outlets; two (2) SmartlockPRO Dual Function Arc Fault/Ground Fault Interrupter (AFCI/GFCI) outlets (ARV: $500).

Fifteenth Prize: One (1) Fifteenth Prize is available to be won. The Fifteenth Prize is one (1) Dynamic U1 Maverick Vacuum Cleaner by MIELE (ARV: $499).

Sixteenth Prize: One (1) Sixteenth Prize is available to be won. The Sixteenth Prize is an Ultimate Water Package by Orbit B-hyve & Orbit Irrigation. The Ultimate Water Package includes: one (1) B-HYVE Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controllers-12 Station Model; two (2) B-Hyve Smart Wi-Fi Hose Faucet Timers; one (1) Yard Enforcer Motion Activated Pest Deterrent Sprinkler; one (1) High Pressure Mist Pump; two (2) Mist Kits which work with the High Pressure Mist Pump (ARV: $500). Installation not included.

Seventeenth Prize: One (1) Seventeenth Prize is available to be won. The Seventeenth Prize is a WhisperHood IAQ Kitchen Range Hood in winner's choice of 30" or 36" (ARV of 30" model FV-30RCQL1: $2,440; ARV of 36" model FV-36RCQL1: $2,530) (Maximum ARV: $2,530).

Eighteenth Prize: One (1) Eighteenth Prize is available to be won. The Eighteenth Prize consists of twelve (12) SAFE'n'SOUND® 16" Insulation Bags (ARV: $564).

Nineteenth Prize: One (1) Nineteenth Prize is available to be won. The Nineteenth Prize is a Shower Kit presented by Schluter. The Shower Kit will include materials needed for a standard-sized shower such as a shower tray; a shower curb; a drain, waterproofing membrane and other waterproofing accessories as determined by the Sponsor. The winner may choose from various Shower Kit sizes worth up to $600 (Maximum ARV: $600). Installation not included.

Twentieth Prize: One (1) Twentieth Prize is available to be won. The Twentieth Prize is a DualTemp™ Individual Layer which will cover either half a king-sized mattress or half a queen-sized mattress (ARV: $849).

Twenty-First Prize: One (1) Twenty-First Prize is available to be won. The Twenty-First Prize is a $500 Smith & Noble Gift Certificate (ARV: $500).

Twenty-Second Prize: One (1) Twenty-Second Prize is available to be won. The Twenty-Second Prize a No Leak Solar Powered "Fresh Air" Skylight Installation package presented by Velux. The package includes: one (1) home visit from a VELUX representative to the winner's home to provide assistance in selecting the right skylight for the room where skylight will be installed and shipping of one (1) skylight directly to the winner's home. During the visit from the VELUX representative, if it is determined that there is no place in the home for a skylight to be installed, the winner may opt to have the VELUX Sun Tunnel to be installed instead (ARV: $1,700.00).

The maximum total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $26,669.57.

Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received for that prize.

RANDOM DRAWING: The winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about Friday, December 14, 2018 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent representative of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.

WINNER NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION: Potential Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Seventeenth, Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-Second Prize winner will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, an IRS W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These Releases may require the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Seventeenth, Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-Second Prize winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. The prize packages will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.

Potential First, Second, Third, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Eighteenth and Twenty-First Prize winner will have his/her prize awarded to the address provided at the time of entry. Prizes will be sent to the address on the entry form within 4-6 weeks of winner being verified.

If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf, as applicable.

If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. Only two (2) alternate winners may be determined through this process, after which the prize may remain un-awarded.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.

Gift cards, gift certificates, prize vouchers and prize credits are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift card, gift certificate, prize voucher and prize credit usage is subject to the issuing company’s complete terms and conditions, including expiration dates.

Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Seventeenth, Nineteenth, Twentieth and Twenty-Second Prize winner may be required to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of preparation of tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any). Once the prize has been delivered to the winner’s provided address, the prize is considered awarded.

GENERAL: Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.

Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Administrator and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof, to Sponsor’s satisfaction, that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.


DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Connecticut. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Connecticut without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Connecticut or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Connecticut. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.


PRIVACY: Personal information collected from entrants are subject to the Sponsor, American Standard, Aquor, Baird, Bilco, Bryant, Champion, Clarkson Lighting, Eldorado Stone, Fast-Growing-Trees, Finlandia, Gorilla Glue, Grothouse, Hayneedle, Inc., Leviton, Miele, Orbit, Panasonic, Rockwool, Schluter, Sleep Number, Smith + Noble, and Velux privacy policies, which can be found at www.thisoldhouse.com, https://www.americanstandard-us.com/privacy-policy, http://www.aquor.com/main/english/aquor-privacidad.html, https://www.bairdbrothers.com/PrivacyPolicy.aspx, https://www.bilco.com/Privacy, https://www.bryant.com/bryant/en/us/privacy-notice/, https://www.championpowerequipment.com/privacy-policy/, https://www.clarksonlighting.com/privacy-policy/, http://www.eldoradostone.com/privacy-policy/, https://www.fast-growing-trees.com/TermsOfService.htm#privacy, http://www.finlandiasauna.com/, https://www.gorillatough.com/privacy/, www.glumber.com, https://www.hayneedleinc.com/privacy-policy/, http://leviton.com/en/privacy-policy, https://www.mieleusa.com/domestic/privacy-policy-3762.htm, https://www.orbitonline.com/about/privacy, https://shop.panasonic.com/pna-privacy-policies.html, https://www.rockwool.com/privacy-statement/, https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/privacy_and_security, https://www.sleepnumber.com/sn/en/privacy-policy, http://www.smithandnoble.com/privacy-security, and https://www.veluxusa.com/our-company/privacy-policy respectively.

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.thisoldhouse.com/ideahousesweeps or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 14, 2018, to: The TOH 2018 Idea House Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.

WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after December 14, 2018), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (01/11/19), to: The TOH 2018 Idea House Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.

SPONSOR: This Old House Ventures, LLC, 262 Harbor Drive, Stamford, CT 06902.

Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and wherever else prohibited by law.