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What to Ask When You Interview an Architect

Dec 26, 2019 1:54:18 PM Christina Wilson

Many homeowners feel challenged by a major renovation project. If you are planning an upgrade of an old house, hiring the right architect is at the top of your list. Your friends can point you in..

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Do I Need an Architect for My Renovation?

Oct 31, 2019 4:42:15 PM Christina Wilson

Maybe your family has outgrown your house. Or, you have a renovation in mind for an old home. Any remodeling project involves money, planning, and stress. You will face the need to make..

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It's Smart to Have a Smart Old Home

Jun 20, 2019 3:19:58 PM Christina Wilson

Technology has changed the way we live in the 21st century. Smart homes are a rapidly growing trend. In a typical smart home, devices and appliances such as the thermostat and the refrigerator can..

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Your Old House Can Live With Smart Technology

Dec 28, 2018 4:39:46 PM Christina Wilson

You are the proud owner of a beautiful old house located in a neighborhood of historic homes. You and your neighbors are careful to preserve their authenticity whenever you make renovations. An..

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Love That Old House? How to Avoid Expensive Surprises

Aug 9, 2018 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Of course, you love that classic historic house. You can picture how it will complement the other restored homes in the neighborhood. Before you allow that image to lull you into a decision,..

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How to Find Renovation Gems In Architectural Salvage

Feb 22, 2018 8:30:00 AM Christina Wilson

Like most owners of old houses, your renovation plans probably include matching as many of the authentic building parts – doors, flooring, fixtures, and millwork – as possible. It is possible to..

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How to Inspect Historic Homes Before You Buy

Feb 8, 2018 2:51:50 PM Christina Wilson

Of course, you love that classic historic house. You can picture how it will complement the other restored homes in the neighborhood. Before you allow that image to lull you into a decision,..

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What is the Cost-Benefit of Your Old Home Renovation

Jan 25, 2018 3:07:32 PM Christina Wilson

When you purchase an old home, you probably expect to take on some significant upgrading and remodeling projects.  Homeowners, whether motivated by resale or long-term residency, wants to make the..

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How to Use Architectural Salvage For Your Home Renovation

Sep 19, 2017 2:58:09 PM Christina Wilson

Like most owners of old houses, your renovation plans probably include matching as many of the authentic building parts – doors, flooring, fixtures, and millwork – as possible. It is possible to..

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How to Preserve Hardwood Floors in Your Historic Home

Dec 13, 2016 1:22:35 PM Christina Wilson

Old houses are known for their many hand-crafted features, like hardwood floors, which give unique character to these buildings. These old floors, laid with the craft and materials of a previous..

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