Exploring the Architectural Features of Period Homes

March 2024

When searching for your dream period property, the presence of original period features is likely to be an important selling point. It’s a sad fact that homeowners haven’t always loved period features...

Budget-Friendly Renovation Tips for Reviving Period Properties

February 2024

Think that renovating a period property is only for the wealthy with enough money to throw at any problem? Think again! There are plenty of ways to renovate on a budget that don’t have to drain your bank account...

Antique Doorknob Materials: Brass, Glass, Porcelain, and More

January 2024

Planning a period property restoration? Door and door knobs are often overlooked in the restoration journey. But the key to achieving an authentic and sympathetic restoration is to pay close attention...

Caring for and Maintaining Antique Door Hardware

December 2023

We all want to achieve that authentic period restoration aesthetic, but not much thought is given to how to care for your antique hardware and door knobs. Door handles...

Designing with Vintage Door knobs

November 2023

The transition from the Victorian era to the Edwardian era was pivotal from a social, cultural and technological perspective. Interior design was also heavily influenced by this important period in history....

First Impressions Count: Design Tips to Transform Your Hallways

October 2023

Renovating a period property is challenging and rewarding in equal measure. It can feel like an immense privilege to reveal and restore the original features that make period homes so desirable....

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