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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 »

Hey all, we recently purchased a home built in 1952 and have a few questions about the electrical that we haven’t been able to get a definitive answer…
Hey all! Just purchased a 1952 house in Orlando and am having some trouble finding an answer to an electrical question. First some info: the house was…
Hello, I was wondering if anyone could give me insight as to what this is? What I'm seeing is a 1x8 that has been cemented over. I'm looking to resurface…