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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My project... restoration of a classic home in Michigan. NOT done by any means but it is coming along decently on the exterior.…
Foursquare is a pretty wide category and there are examples that range from few frills to very opulent and detailed. You have 4 even sides, symmetrical…
Greetings, fellow old house folks. I own a 1911 foursquare in Kentucky. I'm currently neck deep on a foundation repair to a two-course brick veneer foundation.…