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The Old House Blog

Apr
07
2015
Find out what building homes from local materials really contributes to the environment and to our sense of place.
Mar
26
2015
If you have an old home and want to take extra care when refinishing its wood floors, hand-scraping them is a great option. Here's what it entails.
Mar
16
2015
One reason to go all-electric at home is to prevent carbon monoxide leaks. Here, energy pro Matt Grocoff shares facts about CO and his electric picks.
Mar
12
2015
Do carpenter bees find your home irresistible? Here are a few tricks for getting them out - and keeping them out.
Feb
26
2015
Old homes are beautiful and can be a joy to live in. If you an own one, though, expect to experience some of these less-than-charming aspects, too.