Matt Grocoff
Green renovation expert for Old House Web

Old house, new energy: ditch your utility company.

by Matt Grocoff
Utility companies work on a centralized model, and for one hundred years have relied on legal monopolies to ensure that they make a profit. They build giant, central, and unhealthy power plants designed to.  More »
William Kibbel III, The Home Inspector
William Kibbel III, The Home Inspector
Contributing editor for Old House Web

The little room upstairs

by William Kibbel III, The Home Inspector
Many homes from the late Victorian era have a small room upstairs. Find out the history behind these rooms.More »

Hi, This old Florence propane stove is in our basement. My wife's grandparents installed it there in the 1940s or 1950s (they built this house in 1946,…
I hope you guys can understand my project. I really need your help. (I have added a photo) I have a modern looking house and one of the features is a…
Hello all! As the thread title says, I’m planning on building a window seat in the dormer area of my daughters room. She wants me to build out the entire…