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 »

Built 1938, cottage. What style is my house exactly?
Hello, I am looking for primary sources (catalogs, magazines, advertisements, photos, etc.) of kitchens from 1910-1920. I have found a limited amount…
Refinishing some old windows. What does a person use on the inside non painted side for a finish that doesn't stick? Is Poly ok or is there something…