February 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Ice and water shield for your old house

Ice and Water Shield

Ice and water shield is installed wrong probably half the time it is used on a roof.

Ice shield, or ice guard, is one option for preventing the leaks caused by ice dams if it is installed correctly. It does not prevent or reduce the formation of ice…


Added by Dennis M. Crookshanks on February 26, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

On a Mission for Dog (and no, I'm not Dyslexic)

I had the best dog ever. (Don't all of us dog people think that?) I can't even begin to describe her awesomeness, but gushing about dogs is a lot like gushing about children. Nobody really wants to hear it. So I'll spare you. Anyway, after 16 years of companionship, I had to put my best girl down. I couldn't handle even the slightest notion of having another dog, and soon after, I sold my house and spent the next 6 years living in apartments - not a good doggie environment. After that amount…


Added by KARAN ANDREA on February 25, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Just made the move from a sailboat in Vancouver to a classic old house on the flatlands of cold central Canada.

We're in and work has begun. Visit http://househugger.blogspot.com/ for an update.…


Added by Margaret Scott on February 23, 2011 at 11:59pm — No Comments

See you at the Historic Home & Designer Craftsmen Show!

Anyone planning on coming to the preview party this Friday? We'll be out there with our editors (well, at least Demetra Aposporos and Patricia Poore--Clare Martin had an unfortunate roller derby incident!) and some of our favorite restoration professionals and designer craftsmen, plotting our purchases for Saturday and Sunday. Here are a few things we have our eyes on:…


Added by Community Host on February 1, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

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