Architecture & Design
We've gathered information on design styles from Japanese tranquility to regal Federal style. And we've done our research on the best products, paints, and appliances to help you in all facets of the design process.
6 of America's most popular old home styles
Walk into any historic neighborhood and you're bound to see dozens of house styles, from Queen Anne to… More
5 easily overlooked old house pitfalls
Besides roofing, plumbing and electrical issues, there are five less-obvious, but not less-serious, problems in an old house… More
3 worrisome areas for old wiring
If you want to buy an old home, one of your greatest concerns could be the wiring. Here… More
New cabinets: hardware and finish tips
Sturdy cabinets won't matter much if your hinges and drawer glides break or go out of alignment. Here… More
Secrets of quality cabinet construction
Whatever material you choose for your cabinets, it must be put together with quality construction. From dadoes to… More
Cabinet box options: Does plywood beat particleboard?
Whatever style you choose, you want cabinets strong enough to carry their heavy load for the life of… More
Small kitchen designs work when flexibility is designed in. This great example also incorporates Green features.
Reclaimed wood is a great combination of beauty and eco-friendliness. We feature a unique staircase fashioned from reclaimed timbers.
Installing insulation is simplest and most effective Green Renovation you can do. Here's some facts on insulation and old homes.