Winter Preventive Maintenance Tips & Checklist

As much as I hate to admit it, Winter is finally here! Time to break out the hats, coats, gloves, and snow shovels! The good news is, just like snow sledding, our Old House Maintenance is all “down hill” from here. This is the time of year where we basically monitor, inspect, and largely benefit from the fruits of our previous spring, summer, and fall maintenance. So sit back, and let My Old House”Fix” walk you through all your Winter Preventive Maintenance tasks, in and around your Old House. Let’s get to work, its really not as hard as you might think!

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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”

Historic Preservation: Retaining and Restoring Old House Character

Old Houses just have a certain charm and character! That’s why Old Houses are so desirable and sought after. For many reasons, we just don’t build houses like we used to! Whether it’s time, or profit driven, loss of trade/ skills/art, we just don’t seem to value “Old House character” anymore…I don’t know why. One thing I do know is, it’s a shame. Continue reading “Historic Preservation: Retaining and Restoring Old House Character”

Summer Preventive Maintenance Tips & Checklist

Summer is finally here! Its time for lounging in the front porch swing and backyard BBQs! But first we need follow up on our preventive maintenance tasks from Spring. So sit back, and let My Old House”Fix” walk you through  all your Summer Preventive Maintenance tasks, in and around your Old House. Let’s get to work, its really not as hard as you might think! Continue reading “Summer Preventive Maintenance Tips & Checklist”

The Best Wood Storm Window? Really?

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UPDATED JAN 2019:

Hi Folks, today let’s talk about storm windows. Wood or aluminum…we seem to either love them, or hate them! But there is a better solution!!! Read more to learn about The Best Wood Storm Window!

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