From the practical lack of closet space and outlets to mysterious knocks, squeaks and vibrations, an old house has quirks. Can you love it, anyway?
Pocket doors are disappearing from old houses and rarely seen in new ones, yet they are a great way to temporarily divide large spaces. It's a mystery.
They don't make banisters like they used to. Today's banisters and newel posts are factory-made, not crafted as in days gone by.
If your old house doesn't already have an historical name, there's nothing wrong with giving it one. Here are some ways to choose a relevant name.