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The Old House Blog

Nov
03
2016
We look back at homes from our parents and grandparents and mock them for their quaintness and failures. Lead paint, lead water service lines, lead faucet fixtures, etc. So what are the things we take for granted today that will surely cause our grandchildren to mock us? Plenty!
Nov
02
2016
Old houses require expertise, especially when it comes to buying and selling them. Finding a realtor who truly understands historic homes and has the expertise to guide a homeowner through the buying and selling process is vitally important.
Oct
27
2016
Many enjoy the perks of living in an historic district while others find them restrictive. Review the pros and cons.
Oct
10
2016
A historic preservation easement can help ensure that an old house stays just as it was originally intended after the devoted owner has passed away. Here's how.
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.