Painting a clapboard and shingle house isn't something you want to do too often!

The Art of Painting Houses and Graffiti

I was at Home Depot this week picking up some paints and glazes to restore a trunk for a customer. While I waited for my paint to be mixed I rifled through a magazine that I had never seen before – probably because it’s a magazine for professional painters of the house type. The magazine is called “ProPainter”. In this Fall 2013 edition I found … Continue reading The Art of Painting Houses and Graffiti

Edifice Magazine

Edifice Magazine for Old House Owners

In a previous post I was lamenting the changes made to This Old House Magazine. Now I’m sure they are doing what they have to do to maintain readership but I’m disappointed that what was previously a good magazine for old house owners has dissolved into a “one size fits all” format. Apparently this Old House is not the only magazine doing this: Here are … Continue reading Edifice Magazine for Old House Owners

This Old House

This Old House Magazine Disappoints

I have been a long time buyer followed by subscriber of This Old House Magazine. When I first started buying this magazine it was at a time that there was very little information on anything to do with older homes. This Old House had pages full of relevant information for the problems and issues that owners of heritage homes face.┬áRecently I have noticed a change. … Continue reading This Old House Magazine Disappoints