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Stewarding your Older Home: Safety Matters

By Noelle Lord

Picture the weekend warrior. Jeans, flannel shirt, maybe a big tool belt with hammer in hand right?

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Caring for Your Older Home: Avoiding Restoration Pitfalls

By Noelle Lord

Lack of time, resources and expertise usually lead to poor decision making where older buildings are concerned.

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FAQ: Considering Climate Control

By Noelle Lord

A buildings climate and environmental conditions are worth spending some time considering.

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Those Who Came Before: Researching your Old House’s History

By Dan Cooper

Just what is involved in getting together a detailed report about the chain of title to your property, back to when the building was probably constructed, and data on the families and ancestors of past owners.

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Old House Myths

By Dan Cooper

Three Old House myths that really scare the wooden siding right out of people or really scare people right into the vinyl siding.

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When in Doubt, Ask First (before wielding that hammer)

By Richard Wilcox

Sometimes it's pointing, sometimes it's plumbing. And, if you're lucky, somtimes it's simply peeling paint.

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Dating Your Antique Home

By Richard Wilcox

As we dwell in these structures built so many years before us, we often come to wonder about their origin, their history and their date of construction.

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A Basic Paint Recipe

By Brad King

All Paint professionals agree that the key to any successful painting project lies in Preparation! Preparation! Preparation! The Exterior of Your Historic House: A Basic Paint Recipe

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