All Discussions Tagged 'Restoration' (4)

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Should we treat the wood for termites while we are re-siding our old house?

Our old house is unsheathed and was poorly insulated with blown-in before we bought. Now, we suspect due to the rotting lower edges of sid…

Started by JRTebow

1 Aug 19, 2017
Reply by Will Stanton

Help Adding Back Character to Modest Queen Anne Farmhouse Hybrid?

Hello! Long time lurker, first time poster (I feel like I’m on talk radio).  I recently purchased a 1905 Victorian mutt and I'm trying to d…

Started by Pinorzo

7 Aug 28, 2016
Reply by Phil

Guide to Repointing Heritage Masonry

Hello, I'd like to add a Guide to Repointing I wrote a while back. This may help those who are interested in correct technique and proper m…

Started by Barkley Hunt

1 Jan 10, 2010
Reply by Donald Mitchell

Roof Repair, Flat metal with thin fibrous paper & tar

The roof on my school house is possibily original. The roof has a shallow pitch and is very nearly flat at one end. It is a pretty heavy g…

Started by Donald Shore

0 Oct 31, 2009


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