Matt Grocoff
Green renovation expert for Old House Web

Old house, new energy: ditch your utility company.

by Matt Grocoff
Utility companies work on a centralized model, and for one hundred years have relied on legal monopolies to ensure that they make a profit. They build giant, central, and unhealthy power plants designed to.  More »
William Kibbel III, The Home Inspector
William Kibbel III, The Home Inspector
Contributing editor for Old House Web

The little room upstairs

by William Kibbel III, The Home Inspector
Many homes from the late Victorian era have a small room upstairs. Find out the history behind these rooms.More »

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This is an old house, it was pictured in 1913, but the original build date was unknown. This house is actually being given to us, we just have to move…
Hi, my house was built in the late 1920s, stucco exterior and plaster interior walls throughout. After six months, I'm finally ready to start drilling…
I have an old house (built around 1890 or so) and I have two old hardwired phones. I recently lost my phone service. When people try to call is rings…