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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 »

Search Improvement Project
Mine have the zig zag cut on my 1914 bungalow. I have one screw at the bottom. I'd go ahead & cut those all the way & see what's there.
I get it! I just spent much of yesterday doing the shrink plastic on a bunch of my windows inside. Gotta do what ya gotta do when the snow is on the way!
rehab, I used this guide from rodpaine. http://mysite.verizon.net/vze7aq8e/homewindowrestorationwork I recommend this to everyone because…