Detroit’s Michigan Central Station – Ford’s Next Stop

It’s a new era in Detroit, and as America’s “underdog”, the city is in the fight of its life to rebuild and be reborn.  Detroit is determined to beat the odds…and the naysayers! New stadiums, new housing, and neighborhood revitalization are all underway. But part of Detroit’s soul is still absent, abandoned, isolated, alone, and desperately wanting to be found again. What is this “soul” that is still missing? As the Detroit Renaissance continues, there is phoenix rising again to the west, and ready to come home to its people. The place? Michigan Central Station – The former “crown jewel” of the Midwest!

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Why The Unico System Air Conditioner and Your Old House Are a Perfect Fit

While outside temperatures climb, there’s nothing like a good air conditioner to keep you cool and comfortable. So, whether you are remodeling, restoring, or building an addition, The Unico System air conditioner may just be your best option for central air conditioning.

Why?

Because Unico addresses many of the drawbacks associated with conventional HVAC systems, like size, noise, and space constraints. So let’s face it, the last thing you want to do is add air conditioning, at the cost of unsightly dropped ceilings, soffits, bump-outs, and large floor registers. Most of all, these aspects can really detract, and kill a home’s historical significance, character, and charm. So, let’s explore why the Unico System air conditioner is a perfect fit for your house!

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Have you been curious about how a Unico System air conditioner operates?  See the Unico System air conditioner in action, right here with My Old House”Fix”!!!

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Exterior Paint Failure – 9 Critical Steps to Ensure a Long Lasting Paint Job

First of all, if you are reading this and looking at the above picture, maybe you can relate to exterior paint failure! The feeling of “this is going to be expensive”. The feeling of frustration! What went wrong? Or just maybe, why is this happening…AGAIN? (especially if your paint is less than 5 years old). Sound familiar? Then you will definitely want to read this to the end!
Its no joke!  Exterior paint is very expensive and labor intensive to apply. Most exterior paint pros agree that a good paint job is 2/3 prep and 1/3 paint application.  Therefore, it is critical to get it right the first time. This will prevent rework and increased costs down the line.
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