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 »

The dead animal is like a rotting smell of death. Dead animals will smell until they are completely decomposed or until they are dried out.
I drill holes in the plaster where its loose and inject Loctite adhesive caulk into the holes and then screw the plaster back to the wall and lathe with…
Hi All- We're restoring a 1916 house with a stone foundation. The foundation is stone with an old white parged coating on the basement interior. The basement…