One funny thing about adjectives is that their connotation usually gets determined by the noun they stand next to. For instance, when you say a vintage cupboard, people create a mental image of a luxurious Victorian furniture piece. On the other hand, a vintage house is most likely a euphemism for a ruinous property on the outskirts. Still, where some may see a problem others see an opportunity. This being said, there is a fortune to be made by renovating a vintage house and then selling it.…Continue
Posted on August 12, 2017 at 1:47pm
Whether you’ve just bought a lovely vintage house or you want to add more usable space to your home, waterproofing your basement is an important home improvement project. If your basement is always damp with a musty smell, not only are you deprived of a perfectly usable space, but you’re also at risk from fungi and mould. In addition, frequent leaks may cause more serious damages and even house floods, which can cost you a fortune to repair. Therefore, by waterproofing your…Continue
Posted on August 8, 2017 at 5:49am
Buying and living in a vintage house often requires a little elbow grease here and there to truly make it shine. Details such as fireplaces, woodwork and wide floorboards tend to be unspoiled by any renovation work, which makes the exciting opportunity of returning your old home to its former glory that easier. However, restoration of vintage homes is by no means an easy task and often requires special care when dealing with and restoring old structures. That said, let’s go over some of the…Continue
Posted on June 28, 2017 at 1:00pm
Even though you might consider yourself an experienced do-it-yourself handyman, sometimes you’re not sure whether to take a project into your hands or hire a professional. When faced with such a dilemma there are a few things to consider. Take a look.
Posted on June 27, 2017 at 5:30am