A Grand Master Kitchen
How To Prevent Winter Heat Loss Through Windows and The Attic In Historic Homes
The image is iconic. An old fashioned wood frame window, miniature snow drifts neatly cresting in the bottom corners of the panes, the rest of the glass artfully decorated by Jack Frost, all juxtaposed against warm reassuring radiance from a cozy living room or den.
In visual depictions, the wintry window is the plane that separates the whirling winds from balmy blissfulness. Chromatically bleak blues and greys streak the outside world while within warm yellows and oranges radiate from a roaring fire on a hot hearth. [...]
A Home Inspector’s Guide for DIY Projects
Doing It Yourself, or DIY, is a huge industry. The Wall Street Journal Reports that Home Depot’s revenue rose 23% between May and July of this year. In other words, a lot of folks have been taking pandemic time at home to tackle some projects around the house.
Every tool tells a story. These say, “please clean us up”. [...]
Wood Vanity Bathroom
Historic Homes: An Unofficial Buyers Guide
Serving Loudoun County, Frederick County, and Shenandoah County Home buyers
“The silence, which again reigned, made her ashamed of her late fears, and she believed, that her imagination had deluded her, or that she had heard one of those unaccountable noises, which sometimes occur in old houses.” – The Mysteries of Udolpho, Anne Radcliffe
Should You Buy A Historic Property?
When I write a blog, it is often the direct result of experiences I’ve encountered while inspecting.
I recently worked with a welter of buyers each in search of a historic home to call their own. [...]