Old House History: Embracing the Past

What sets aside our Old Houses from new houses?


Old House History to be exact.  All Old Houses have a story to tell…one that’s been decades in the making, and told from lives of an almost forgotten era.


Old House History


These stories play out differently across the globe – by location, neighborhood, workmanship, generations that have passed through your front door, and even down to the historic materials used to construct your Old House!

As Old House lovers and caretakers, we should seek to embrace and honor this history…not erase it.

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Fall Preventive Maintenance Tips & Checklist

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but Summer has officially slipped away, and Fall is now upon us! But, before you sit back with your apple cider and pumpkin spiced donuts, you need to perform a proper maintenance check to prep your Old House for the wicked winter weather that is on the way! Time IS running out, so we’ll cover the importance of Fall preventive maintenance in and around your house. Let’s get to work! Continue reading “Fall Preventive Maintenance Tips & Checklist”

Hardwood Floor Refinishing in 9 Easy Steps

Hey, let’s have a talk about hardwood floor refinishing! Certainly, it can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be!

There is a famous T.V restoration star that says “she never met a hardwood floor she couldn’t save”! Therefore, no matter how bad your historic or original floors may look…there is a good chance they can be saved with a little hardwood floor refinishing!

Hardwood Floor Refinishing

Stay tuned while we cover 9 steps that will help you along your hardwood floor refinishing journey, to restore your old floors!

Let’s get to it!

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Range Hood Selection, Tips, and Maintenance

Are you planning your kitchen remodel and finding yourself stuck on selecting the right range hood? With hundreds and hundreds of options available, range hood selection can be quite difficult and confusing!

But it doesn’t have to be!

So grab your wish list and objectives, and let’s go through a quick checklist to find that perfect range hood for your next kitchen remodel! Continue reading “Range Hood Selection, Tips, and Maintenance”

Range Hood Installation: Logistics, Planning, and Execution

It’s time to remodel your kitchen, and you are planning everything around your range hood installation. You’re trying to make sure that everything works and integrates together, but there are so many options. Ugh, Right?

What do you do?

Stay tuned, and My Old House “Fix” will lay out a few range hood installation options, that will get your kitchen remodel planning and range hood installation back on the right track! Continue reading “Range Hood Installation: Logistics, Planning, and Execution”