Archive for September, 2011

Shannon Lee
Sep
29
2011
I learned many hard lessons during that first year of living in my old house. How many times have you seen beautiful, thick and luscious ivy on the side of a
Matt Grocoff
Sep
23
2011
Game over. LEDs win. Now you can walk into a big box store and get a Philips Endura LED that uses only 12 watts for only $24.95. Today I was giddy over the sudden price plummet of these bulbs. You haven't seen this kind of joy except from little Japanese girls finding Hello Kitty hats on sale. Please don't judge me.
Shannon Lee
Sep
22
2011
As any old house lover knows, those original windows are something special. The character and fit of an original window can rarely be duplicated by modern
Shannon Lee
Sep
15
2011
When it comes to historical accuracy, there is no doubt that vinyl siding doesn't make the grade. But what about siding that is carefully manufactured to look
Shannon Lee
Sep
08
2011
When it comes to historic properties, often the purchase is relatively cheap. That's because so many historic homes need a great deal of work in order to return