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Budget Renovation Tips & Why Old Houses are Greener

Budget Renovation Tips and Sustainable Old house

We want to share with you our top 3 budget renovation tips! We’re using these budget renovation ideas to save money on our 1905 Folk Victorian Farmhouse sustainable renovation. We also explain why old houses are “greener” and more sustainable than new houses by having a smaller carbon footprint. WHY OLD HOUSES ARE MORE SUSTAINABLE …

115-Year Old Victorian Farmhouse Tour & Sustainable Renovation Plans

Victorian Farmhouse Dining

Join us on a home tour of our very own Folk Victorian Farmhouse! We share our renovation plans on how we plan to make this 115-year old Victorian home more eco-friendly and energy efficient with a sustainable home renovation. We love our 1905 Folk Victorian Farmhouse. Well…we love most things about it, but there are …

How to Find your House History using Sanborn Maps

Sanborn Map 1922

Learn how to do a house history search using historic Sanborn maps. We walk you through the process step by step to search for and interpret these beautiful historic documents that have recently been made available online by the Library of Congress. PIN IT FOR LATER I’ve been using Sanborn maps for years, probably because …