"Has anyone ever put in grow lights and used that dirt floor to grow lettuce in the winter? Or,Tilapia in the open tank cistern in the attic? I hate that these old systems are useless. At least the dirt floors still…"
"A slab should be 4" thick anything less would be asking for cracks. But go ahead with 2"...it's better than a dirt floor.
But why do you not want a dirt floor? Wouldn't pallets be okay to set things on?
Or how about…"
"I vote for the wood. Why?
1. Wood siding that is carefully installed, primed and painted will last a long time before a 2nd paint job is needed.
2. Any material that is not wood that is made to look like wood typically overplays the look: too much…"
"Yes indeed, old kitchens had no cupboards at all. I have a stone house (Almonte Ontario) and redoing the kitchen areas now. My research tells me the original Scots of the 1850s in this part of the world used cupboards and shelves made out of local…"
"Ebay has a ton of stuff, or even craigslist. When I was looking for an old house to buy, one still had a hoosier in the kitchen they left behind. Also some salvage websites even had the cupboards for sale.. Antique shops do have these types of…"