Brooklyn Brownstone Preservation Victory: One Year Later
Four brownstones on MacDonough Street in Brooklyn were nearly destroyed in 2010 when a load-bearing cellar wall crumbled. Through quick, emergency intervention they were saved. A year later, construction continues.More
What to Look for When Comparing Mortgage Loans
Make sure you compare several home loan products before choosing a lender. Here's what you need to know when choosing the right mortgage loan.More
Restore or Replace? The Options for Old Windows
Choosing between repairing and replacing a window isn't just a matter of architecture vs. energy efficiency. We'll help you understand the trade-offs.More
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Old house, new energy: ditch your utility company.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 »
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