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restoration

  • Victorian Staircase is Reborn in San Francisco

    We want to share one of our favorite new houseblogs, San Fran Vic. The homeowners have chronicled the ongoing restoration of their 1890’s Victorian home in San Francisco. They’ve done amazing…

  • 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…

  • Duplicating Antique Wood Moldings

    Carrie from Hawthorne Street shared with a great how-to for making replicas of antique moldings. One of the challenges of restoring an older home is finding original details or re-creating them.…

  • Restoration Suppliers and Manfacturers

    The Old House Web has pulled together a one-stop shop where they list their recommended house restoration suppliers and manufacturers. They’ve covered every facet of a house restoration from Flooring, Walls…

  • Restoring Wood Frame Windows

    Over at HouseinProgress they’ve documented the window restoration of their 1914 Bungalow and pulled together a great matrix for determining if you should restore or replace your wood windows. Their post…

  • Bright and Bold Paint Jobs

    There is a battle brewing across American neighborhoods. Homeowners who “toe the line” and maintain a consistent home color amongst themselves vs. those who prefer a bolder palette when it comes…