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Sherlockin’ the History of Homes

Sherlockin’ the History of Homes

When you buy a home you don’t just take ownership of an engaging exterior, the rooms inside it, or the land it all sits on. No. Unless you’ve built it yourself, you’ve just bought yourself a piece of history. There are plenty of bloggers out there going Sherlock Holmes and […]

14 Tips for Restoring Old Houses

14 Tips for Restoring Old Houses

Restoring old houses is an arduous but ultimately rewarding job. It’s difficult to make generalizations regarding how to go about your restoration but we’ve got 10 tips to help lead you down the right path. 1. Know your maintenance cycles. Most buildings need tuckpointing maintenance every 50 to 60 years. […]

Study Up on Your Home’s History

Study Up on Your Home’s History

All home’s have a history, albeit some more interesting than others. There are a few ways to research your home’s past starting with your neighbors (preferably the older residents) who may have known the previous homeowners or have photos of neighborhood landmarks or changes. You can then check out your […]