Old Houses: Post-World War II (26)

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Removing Sub floor in Kitchen

Hello All,  I am removing the subfloor in my kitchen. Currently there is linoleum/vinyl flooring, light glue, then quarter inch plywood/en…

Started by Andrew Tully

1 Mar 27
Reply by caseypratt

We are looking for homes/homeowners of repurposed buildings for an upcoming Television Series

I am a Producer/Director for a Production Company in Knoxville, TN called Beyond Media.  We work closely with HGTV, DIY, and Great American…

Started by Brantley Ferrell

0 Jan 30, 2017

Nice Article About Merillat Kitchen Cabinets!

I thought this was a nice article with some great pics in the gallery, especially those funky 60's kitchens and groovy 70's kitchens. http…

Started by Will H

4 Jan 5, 2017
Reply by Randall Marder


    Morning.  This is not my usual hang out, 1909 homeowner, but it concerns a 1950s rambler.  This was the cover of Saturday's Real Estat…

Started by Amanda Stroud

6 Jul 13, 2016
Reply by Amanda Stroud

FREE 1950s built in refrigerator and cabinets (not mine, but I wish I had a use for it)!

I found this when I was looking at my local Craigslist (Buffalo, NY).  It isn't mine and I have no idea who is getting rid of it.   I have…

Started by Jayelle C

0 May 12, 2016

Cork floor repair

According to the house plans, the upstairs in my house built in 1953 was never intended to be finished. It is attic-hot in the summer.  Thi…

Started by Celia Oxley

3 Aug 31, 2015
Reply by Celia Oxley

What can you tell me about the style of this home?

It was built in 1946.  These are pictures of the home in the 1950's.  Interested to hear what anyone can tell me about the design.

Started by Dave W

10 Mar 31, 2014
Reply by Dawn

What style house is this? Built in 1950. Ranch?

Hi! I had a discussion going in the pre 1900 forum and just added to it regarding a house built in 1950. I realized my mistake and I'm movi…

Started by CT

15 Mar 18, 2014
Reply by Mr. Charles ANTHONY

Ceiling Collapsed

Our ceiling collapsed Thursday morning at 2 a.m. . . . . no apparent event that would have triggered it. The house was built in 1946.  The…

Started by rocky klemm

32 Jan 4, 2014
Reply by Will H

Repairing and insulating double pane 60s windows.

Hello, I am new to this forum and any information I can get is greatly appreciated!   We have a 1960 split level home with double  storm wi…

Started by V

6 Jul 25, 2013
Reply by peter r wells


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