Architecture & Design
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Featured Article:Energy efficient and authentic: home windows for old house styles
Old home windows are notorious energy thieves, but preserving the architectural integrity and historic characteristics of your old house requires… More
Queen Anne homes: an American original
Queen Anne homes of the Victorian era are some of the most beloved examples of truly American architecture.… More
Old house additions: how to add on a sunroom
Few things are as unsightly as an addition to a beautiful old house that doesn't blend in with… More
The top old house expos in the U.S.
Want to know which home expos are worth your time and money? These hot home expos and fairs… More
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
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.