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Don’t Sweat it, Plant it: Trees Boost overall Health and Cut Cooling Costs Jon Gorey – Boston Globe Correspondent August 19, 2020 2:07 pm Some home improvements — a sleek...
Window hardware, with the latch in particular, is a prime example of this oversight: it is an apparently innocuous detail, yet consider that latches are situated at eye-level in almost every building.
Recent news reports suggest first-time home buyers may be entering the real estate market in greater numbers. One banking industry newsletter noted that 2018 witnessed the largest jump in first-time home buyers since the Great Recession. While perhaps too early to be a trend, the inventory of “starter homes” in the market seems to be increasing while prices may be moderating, bringing home ownership within reach of more buyers, at least in some areas of the country.
The previous owners of our house installed antique lightning rods along the rooflines.
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Use oil paint on your windows every five to eight years, for if this is done, they will continue to last forever.
People have always dragged their possessions from household to household, whether it was by sentiment or economics. If you study period interior photographs or paintings of actual dwellings (as opposed to advertisements or designer’s renderings), you’ll rarely see one that contains furnishings that were all made within a year of each other. Careful scrutiny will always reveal items from a previous era.
Start talking energy efficiency and most preservationists and restorers begin to tremble.
Appriopriate wood finishes in an antique home.