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 »

Hello, I have an older wood frame house with a crawl space. I never see slugs outside, but every night they come up from underneath the house. It is not…
Hello, This is strictly my own opinion based on experience and common-sense. I truly believe that the average home buyer can see any obvious problems…
My son has an early 1900s farm house he is slowly renovating. He is planning to take out a walk between the kitchen and dining room. He started a smallish…