Month: December 2013

3 Ways Storm Windows Can Save Your House

By Scott Sidler | December 30, 2013

Storm Windows

Historic windows can be a real conundrum for some people. Sure they are a gorgeous part of every old house, but they can be a real energy waste if they haven’t been properly maintained and weatherstripped. But just because they […]

7 Great Gift Ideas For Your Handyman

By Scott Sidler | December 16, 2013


Christmas is right around the corner and just like you I’m scrambling to finish my¬† shopping list. So, I wanted to put together a list for my awesome readers of my top ten Christmas gifts for the DIYer in your […]

6 Awesome Historic Floor Tile Patterns

By Scott Sidler | December 9, 2013

Tile is possibly the biggest design element of any bathroom. And if you are working on a vintage bath it’s important to use historic floor tile patterns that fit your home. If your bathroom was “remudeled” in the past it […]

My New eBook is Now Available!

By Scott Sidler | December 2, 2013

Living in the Past Book

Today is a big day at The Craftsman Blog! For the past year and a half, I have been toiling to write my first full-length book about historic homes. Today that book goes from idea to reality! I’m doing a […]