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In search of a Carpenter who specializes in old home restoration

Hi All,  I am in search of a carpenter or contractor that could help me with my front door project on my 1865 home. My front door was repl…

Started by Stephanie

13 Aug 31
Reply by Stephanie

Historic Properties

This is your source to buy or sell historic real estate - from projects to completed renovations, residential to commercial, Federal to Ecl…

Started by Community Host

10 Oct 24, 2016
Reply by Ray Stubblebine

Anyone use Certainteed Grand Manor or Carriage House shingles?

It looks like the roof on our 1890's Victorian is shot and we need to replace it this summer.  It will be a complete tear off (2 existing l…

Started by John Ochman

13 Oct 19, 2015
Reply by John Ochman

Ceramic tile silo

I'm looking into buying an old farm which has many dilapidated buildings on it. By the barn is a ceramic tile silo which every tile seems t…

Started by Jerry F

11 Jul 14, 2015
Reply by C S Milam

Help verifying my homes style

Hello! We bought this beautiful home 2 years ago and have been working on restoring it.  I keep running into the same questions.."What styl…

Started by Tabatha S Jones

3 Mar 13, 2015
Reply by caseypratt

If these walls could speak

Our vintage homes are a brick and mortor links to our past. Full of history and life. To take stewardship of an older home is a commitment…

Started by Lois Groshong

1 Jul 8, 2014
Reply by cblehmann

Need advice re Replacing (Gas) Boiler for Steam Heat

We have a hole in our old boiler and need to replace it asap. I've been looking into it and know size is based on square footage of heated…

Started by Charles J

9 Jan 19, 2014
Reply by caseypratt

Exclusive Period Appropriate Fabrics Below Wholesale

Just scored a group of the most amazing Victorian, Gothic, Aesthetic, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Eastlake, and Retro Fabrics! Some hea…

Started by Charles J

0 Nov 1, 2013

tin cieling restorations

Hi, I have an old school house ca 1920.  In one of the rooms there is a tin cieling that had been covered up by furring strips and celotex…

Started by Donald Shore

2 Nov 26, 2012
Reply by Randall Marder

Post WWII Ranch House Windows

Hi! I am a student at Georgia Tech studying residential building construction.  I am in a historic preservation class this summer, and we a…

Started by Cynthia Lu

11 Jul 11, 2012
Reply by Marlin Schorr

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