Many people have expressed concern about the cost and short lifespan of paint. Most contractors try steal business from a painter and persuade homeowners to use their services and install vinyl siding instead of painting. Contractors intimidate homeowners and make them nervous by saying that fresh paint on an old 1900 house might only last [...]
This is one of the greatest resources you can possibly have! There are catalogs of builders materials like doors and light bulb fixtures, house styles and house plans popular during that year, interior decoration and wallpaper, plumbing supplies, fashionable clothing, etc. etc. If you want to see what your house looked like when it was [...]
How you paint the trim on your house will make a difference and look much better. A lot of homeowner's probably never thought of this, but it's important to know. Doing it the wrong way is probably less expensive, for the painter you are using is not a quality painter. Even so, if you are [...]
Let the buyer beware! Learn how to be smart in a world of dumb builders and sharp salespeople. This is your Ultimate Guide to old windows. Read and learn. 1 - The Truth About Windows Your ultimate guide and education to really understanding everything you need to know about new, old, and historic windows. 2 [...]
Here is our listing of recommended Books & Magazines, links to various Resources, and some novelties to help the old house owner. Carpenters and Window Restorers etc. click here.