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.
The cottage. A Bungalow, a Cape Cod, just any modest cosy dwelling in a traditional design. After house shopping for a long time you finally find the house of your dreams. It's the cutest cottage you have ever seen. Just like something out of a story book. At one time there were many cottages like this. [...]
Removing vinyl siding is one of the best things one can do to a house. As much as a homeowner may want good curb appeal, their house will never have the appeal of homes of those who understand and appreciate good curb appeal . Unfortunately there are many people who just don't know any better [...]
Owning a house new or old is expensive. Many homeowners see maintenance issues and know they should be addressed but frequently put it off. The problem is that these maintenance issues quickly become large expensive repairs. As a steward of an old house, this homeowner is being irresponsible and making a foolish financial decision. Historic [...]
Do your guests ever question why you are so concerned with restoring your house back to the past? Do they ever laugh at what you think of as your labor of love? Why don't you like the latest trends of home improvement? John Ruskin , a Victorian era critic, wrote on many subjects including architecture. [...]