Choosing Roof Color as I previously stated is a grueling process. There are two parts to this article and it is important that you read Part 1 - Roof Type first. While it focuses on Roof Type it also contains information you need for choosing a Roof Color. My original intention to help you select [...]
What Type of Gutters Should I Use for a Historic Home? We all know or should know that gutters are a necessary feature on a house. Gutters divert water away from the house to prevent damage to your home and foundation. While many houses may not have originally had gutters, they are still recommended to [...]
Do you have a metal porch roof or asphalt? Is your porch roof the original design? You may have a very authentic vintage home but there is a good chance that your porch roof has been not only replaced but changed over the years. What looks original may not be. Some porch roofs were not [...]
People in the Historic Restoration Businesses The following businesses are specialists in the field of historic restoration. With any business especially with those dealing with historic buildings - Let the Buyer Beware. Someone who loves working on old houses does not mean they know what they are doing. You really need to have some knowledge [...]
Here is our listing of recommended Books & Magazines, links to various Resources, and some novelties to help the old house owner. Carpenters and Window Restores etc. click here.