Tag Archives: old houses

Tough Choices

Normally, in remodeling an old house, I like to keep the wood trim more focused on being wood than trim. I prefer mellow stain tones that “pull the grain” and a subtle rubbed effect finish. Continue reading

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Faith, Hope and Love

These old walls have withstood
a century of shaking and settling,
the rattles of wind and earth. Continue reading

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Making It Better

One of the great perils of remodeling is tearing out something that you think is in bad shape; you may very well find something in even worse shape behind, over or under whatever it was that you first tore out. … Continue reading

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