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, Our cat's litter box is in the basement. We keep a shoe in the door to keep it from closing but occasionally, the basement door closes and latches.…
Hi Everyone! I'm a new member but I've been using existing discussions on this forum for a couple years now trying to learn more about my old house from…
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