Tag Archive: historic homes

Historical Windows without the History

Posted on March 4, 2019

Are you worried about losing the charm of your windows on your vintage home? One of the most important architectural features on your historical house is its original windows; they give unique character to your home.  So replacing your historic windows can seem like daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. “There is no… more

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