Circa Magazine is an online magazine featuring lots of great information and stories for the old house owner and lover. Elizabeth Finkelstein is the founder and published an interview about the restoration of my 1910 home. Check it out here: A Victorian Time Capsule in Freehold New Jersey and don’t forget to check out the […]
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.
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 [...]
Wood window restoration and repair is something that needs to be done about every 50 years. If you wait until your windows are in an emergency state of repair, you're taking a risk and the task of wood window restoration will that much more involved. Replacement window companies will often compare their product to a [...]
Here are some Before, During and After photos of the restoration of my home – a vernacular late Victorian style architecture in Freehold, New Jersey. Built in 1910, only 117 years after Louis XIV was guillotined (1793) and 17 years before the Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpet (1927). Taft was president, and Fathers Day was first celebrated. [...]