Living In The Past: An Owner's Guide to Understanding & Repairing an Old Home

 
9781497581135: Living In The Past: An Owner's Guide to Understanding & Repairing an Old Home
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The homeowner's guide to old houses! For anyone owning an old home this book will give you all the knowledge you need to restore and maintain it. Filled with over two dozen full-color tutorials describing the most common repair projects.

  • Wood Window Restoration
  • Siding
  • Hardwood Floor Repair
  • Plaster Repair
  • Painting Tips
  • Weatherstripping
  • Doors
Learn industry tips and tricks from someone who owns a historic restoration company and works in the trenches every day preserving historic structures of all kinds.This book is geared toward the homeowner and DIYer. No annoying technical jargon that only a few understand. Easy to understand. Easy to learn. This book makes the historic preservation and restoration trades accessible to the average homeowner.

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Scott Sidler has been involved in historic preservation and repair since 1997. He and his family live in a 1929 Bungalow in Orlando, FL where he works tirelessly to restore his own home and the rest of Florida's historic structures as the President of Austin Home Restorations.
He is the creator of TheCraftsmanBlog.com where he teaches readers every day how to best repair and restore their old houses. His blog is one of the top ranked websites for old house repair mainly because of the personal attention and guidance he provides for his readers.He is also the author of The Craftsman's Guides series which includes: Steel Window Restoration, Building Restoration Plan and his intro to old houses book titled Old House Basics.You can find out more about him by visiting his blog at TheCraftsmanBlog.com or his company website at AustinHomeRestorations.com

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