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.
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-houses CloseClose. Ever wonder why you like old houses? Maybe there's a certain room [...]
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. [...]
This mid-century contemporary lakeside home has the perfect bone structure for a Craftsman makeover. Front View Front view before makeover The sleek gabled roof is a character defining feature of a Contemporary styled home. Extending the roof and creating attic space creates a covered porch instead of an open deck. The steps are brought forward [...]
Historic restorations are admired by most people but old houses are not for everyone. It takes a special person to appreciate and understand the workmanship of an old house. It takes someone even more special to rescue a neglected home and restore it to its former glory. If you’re reading this, you are that special [...]