Is Tap Water Safe to Drink? What’s in Your Water?

Is Tap Water Safe to Drink? What’s in Your Water?

We are supposed to drink up to 8 glasses of water per day, but do we really know what’s in our water? As a general rule, our water (municipal or ground well) is considered pretty safe. After all, it can be tested thoroughly, and municipal water must meet certain minimum federal guidelines to ensure cleanliness before it leaves the water treatment facility. (more…)

Is Tap Water Safe to Drink? What’s in Your Water? via @myoldhousefix
Kitchen Backsplash Ideas: 3 Steps to Hide Those Plugs and Switches

Kitchen Backsplash Ideas: 3 Steps to Hide Those Plugs and Switches

First of all, if you are planning a kitchen remodel, then you have probably had to consider many kitchen backsplash ideas. Unfortunately, most kitchen backsplash designs have one thing in common, that you definitely want to stay away from, if you really want that vintage, clean, uncluttered look! Keep reading and find out how to hide those kitchen backsplash plugs and switches! (more…)

Kitchen Backsplash Ideas: 3 Steps to Hide Those Plugs and Switches via @myoldhousefix
Porch Swing Selection and Installation Made Easy!

Porch Swing Selection and Installation Made Easy!

Who doesn’t like a good porch swing?

The weather outside is nice, and your porch is looking a little bare and uninviting. What to do? I know the feeling…we had a concrete “island effect” going on for years, as seen below. Are you looking to transform an area of your porch, but don’t know where to start, and don’t know what is involved? (more…)

Porch Swing Selection and Installation Made Easy! via @myoldhousefix
Detroit’s Michigan Central Station – Ford’s Next Stop

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!

So how did we get here, and what lies ahead? (more…)

Detroit’s Michigan Central Station – Ford’s Next Stop via @myoldhousefix
Why The Unico System Air Conditioner & Your Old House Are a Perfect Fit

Why The Unico System Air Conditioner & 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. (more…)

Why The Unico System Air Conditioner & Your Old House Are a Perfect Fit via @myoldhousefix
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