Month: May 2013

6 Questions to Ask When Buying an Old House

By Scott Sidler • May 27, 2013

Buying a house is a big decision. It’s likely the largest purchase you’ll make in your lifetime. And while there are plenty of questions you should ask about any new home purchase, buying an old house requires a different set […]

Preventative Maintenance Checklist

By Scott Sidler • May 20, 2013

Maintaining an old house can seem like a full time job at times. Old homes were built with materials and in a manner that requires regular maintenance. While this maintenance requires time, it is ultimately a more affordable option than […]

How To: Save 80% on Home Repairs

By Scott Sidler • May 13, 2013

How to save 80% on home repairs may sound like a marketing hype gone wild. But anyone who has been a reader of this blog for more than a week will know that that is not my style. I am […]

Getting Square with the 3:4:5 Triangle

By Scott Sidler • May 6, 2013

This post may be a bit on the math nerd side, but sometimes in construction, a math nerd is the one who makes the difference between a building falling down, and one that lasts a hundred years. Old houses are […]