Painting your front door is one of the most important things you can do to your house. When someone looks at your house from the street, the front door should attract the viewers eyes to welcome them. It must make the best impression on your guests. First there are some things to keep in mind. [...]
Did you ever hear of an Eastern Style window casing? An eastern window casing is something I heard of not too long ago and is only found in the New England states. A regular window casing is otherwise known as a Western Style window casing. Whether you have an eastern style window casing or western [...]
Do you have white replacement windows? An old house that has replacement windows is considered a damaged house to those of us in the historic preservation field. Maybe the evil previous homeowner committed this crime and you are left to deal with it. Don’t worry though, there are options to save the curb appeal of [...]
Rules of Design - Your Answer to Everything The following is from "The Right Way to Use Trim in Old Houses" - Old House Journal Feb/Mar 2013, written by Brent Hull. Click here for full articleArchival Screenshot - retrieved on 04/19/18From: https://www.oldhouseonline.com/articles/the-right-way-to-use-trim-in-old-housesCloseClose. Ever wonder why you like old houses? Maybe there's a certain room from [...]
Almost 99 percent of window shutters on homes are wrong resulting in very bad curb appeal. See if your shutters are bad and learn what to do right to make your home look its best.