If there is one thing you can be certain of when buying an old house, it's that you'll never run out of projects to do. So when looking for home
improvement tips make sure you bookmark The Old House Web, one of the most comprehensive
websites for home improvement projects.
Catering to those that own
homes that are more than fifty years old, it provides links to
suppliers, how-to articles, design ideas and gardening information.
Their online suppliers guide is comprehensive, and can save time
looking for hard-to-find restoration hardware, reproduction parts,
restored antiques, or period accurate pieces. From old doorknobs, to
cedar siding, to flooring, to stoves, they can tell you where to find
The real gem of this website is the user forums. On Old House Web's
forums, you will find one of the most knowledgeable groups of old house
owners who are always willing to give suggestions, or offer support
when needed. They've been through it before, and are always
compassionate with their advise.
In general their how-to guides are well written,
concise, and detailed. They list step-by-step instructions, with
pictures, so even the inexperienced homeowner can figure out how to do
their own home repairs with a little patience and elbow grease.
Anybody who owns an older home, whether its a fixer-upper, or a perfectly restored victorian should visit The Old House Web.