Restoring a historic house is no small task. However, it’s definitely a worthwhile endeavor. Untouched fixer-uppers usually include period detail unscathed by previous renovations. However, special care must be taken when dealing with old structures and keep in mind that old houses are full of surprises and costs can start adding up. So here are a few tips and tricks on what to expect and what to look for when restoring a historic house.
Quality wood furniture can last a lifetime and is often a treasured heirloom, passed down through multiple generations. Still, even the highest quality wood is susceptible to scratches and abrasions. No matter what type it is, wood needs to be properly cared for.
When purchasing furniture, it never hurts to ask for specific cleaning and care instructions.
Here are 10 tips to keep your wood furnishings looking best for many years to come:
As we all know houses need upkeep, and unless you’re fine paying tons of money to the repair services you’ll have on speed dial, it pays to master a few home maintenance skills yourself! Here are the basic every homeowner should [...]
Enjoy these warm days because they are going fast! Before you know it we will be getting ready for the holidays. Use these tips to help you get a jump start on your fall home maintenance, your home will thank you!
Maintaining a home is expensive – around 1 percent of your home’s value goes to maintenance each year. Anywhere you can save is a plus. And when it comes to simple tasks, you should be prepared to roll your sleeves up.
It's that time of year - resolutions are flying around faster than you can blink. "Get fit", "eat healthy" and "drink less" are just a few of the more common promises people make themselves. But how about some uncommon ones? This year, focus on another significant investment in your life - your home.
Built in the center of Boston's most vibrant neighbrohood, Fenway Triangle stands elegantly at 180 Boylstone Ave. The luxurious residences offer a collection of sun-soaked, open-concept, well-appointed residences just steps from award-winning cultural institutions, shopping, nightlife and green spaces. The perfect place to call home.
The number of homeowners' associations is on the rise nationwide. 59 percent of newly constructed homes in 2014 were part of a homeowner's association, according to the US Census Bureau. That's a 46 percent increase since [...]