The Old House Blog

Sep
01
2016
From installing a smart thermostat to filling up air leaks with rope caulk, learn what you can do to make your home more efficient.
Aug
25
2016
Even small construction projects can cause big problems if proper care isn't taken. Learn how you can protect your house during improvements.
Aug
18
2016
Concrete is cheap, but it's ugly, isn't eco-friendly, and attracts a lot of heat. Black Locust wood pavers solve all those problems.
Aug
11
2016
Older homes may have garages that appear to be falling down, but really have sturdy lumber in good shape that just needs some TLC. Here's what to do.
Aug
04
2016
Older homes can be costly to update, particularly when it comes to adding modern energy efficiency. Learn which new loan includes those costs.