Tag Archive: historic homes

The Many Details of a Victorian-Era Home

Posted on May 5, 2016

True to its name, the Victorian-era home emerged in the period between 1830 and 1910, during the reign of Queen Victoria. It was designed at a time when beauty trumped practicality. Therefore, this type of home is known for being large and ornate.   Typically, Victorian-era homes are asymmetrical in size with two or three stories… more

Victorian Home Restoration Ideas

Posted on March 20, 2013

The Victorian Era was a time when homeowners were completely preoccupied with the details and colors of a home.  Roof crestings really soared during this period, which are the architectural detail on the very top of the roof pictured.  Often times during a Victorian home renovation, roof crestings are considered the finishing touch to really… more