Month: July 2012

7 Keys to a Killer Renovation

By Scott Sidler | July 29, 2012

skeleton keys

Before starting any renovation (especially on a historic property) there are 7 questions you should always ask. And knowing the answers to these questions will make for the best project possible. So, I thought I’d share these “secrets” of our […]

The Dutch Door: A Breath of Fresh Air

By Scott Sidler | July 22, 2012

Dutch Door

The Dutch Door has been around since the 17th century. And through the centuries its iconic design has been found in homes across the globe. But this door has a special relationship with the earliest American colonies where it was […]

How To: Install Beadboard Wainscoting Like A Pro

By Scott Sidler | July 15, 2012

Beadboard Wainscoting

Wainscoting is one of the best ways to dress up a boring room. And for a historic home’s bathroom nothing fits better than breadboard wainscoting. We’ll walk you through the best way to install a true beaded-plank wainscoting by highlighting […]

The Most Useful Tool Ever!

By Scott Sidler | July 9, 2012

Lots of Tools

What is your most useful tool? Everybody who works with their hands has one. Even if you don’t work with your hands you have one (iPhone, computer, musical instrument, etc.) It’s the one tool that you would be helpless without. […]

4 Time Saving Products You Need

By Scott Sidler | July 1, 2012

Housewife waiting to paint

Tired of waiting for things to dry so you can finish your latest DIY project? Here are 4 must-have time saving products to speed up your work. These 4 items save us countless hours of what would be wasted time! […]