Remodeling, decor and home improvement for mid century and vintage homes
We help you find products and design inspiration to remodel and decorate your home in mid-century and vintage style.
Get ideas for your kitchen
or your bathroom
tour a time capsule
... and share in a like-minded community passionate about their old houses.
Counter tops FAQs
Plumbing fixtures FAQs
Steel kitchen cabinets FAQs
FAQ Archive -- But, also note the subcategories in the orange navigation, above!
Retro Kitchens FAQ
Jubilee kitchen wax — aka Johnson’s wax — is back!...
Real porcelain enamel coating to restore your drainboard sink, tub or stove...
The average price of premium vintage steel kitchen cabinets in 2010: $39 per cab...
How to care for your metal kitchen cabinets – circa 1960 instructions...
How and where to buy or sell vintage metal kitchen cabinets...
How much are my metal kitchen cabinets worth?...
Can I save my hootie ring?...
Do drop-in, 50s cast iron sinks need clips?...
Can I use stainless steel snap-on edging to make a curve? Not easily. Use butche...
How to install metal edging on your retro laminate countertops...
Where to get replacement parts like rollers and hinges for metal kitchen cabinet...
Just say ‘no’ to vessel sinks, concrete countertops and bamboo floor...
Where to get the steel ring that “locks in” a vintage sink, Maggie a...
Installing corner cubby, what not, or knick knack glass corner shelves...
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Get informed and be aware about the environmental & safety hazards in old homes, materials and products. #1 RULE: Consult with your own properly licensed professionals. More info:
See our Be Safe/Renovate page
EPA asbestos website
EPA lead website
U.S.F.A. – fire safety
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