Historic Preservation

Shannon Lee
Dec
01
2016

Mortar is surprisingly important. Depending upon your home's age, there are two very different options that should be used when repointing brick or stone.


Shannon Lee
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.
Shannon Lee
Jul
28
2016
Read about how one family renovated their grandparents' old house. Learn which pieces they had to part with and which they could keep.
Matt Grocoff
May
26
2016
Looking for a guide to historic paint colors? Learn all about Queen Anne-, Craftsman-, and Georgian-style paint colors, plus much more.
Shannon Lee
Feb
11
2016
Homes with historic touches or charm may not be suited to new windows. Here's when you should consider keeping your windows, and how to improve them.