Came across this article, and although it might not apply to all situations, I believe there is something to gain from it.
Plan ahead. Will you need financing to start or finish the project? Are you going to start with your own working capital and then seek investors/financing later? (If so, brush up on these tips) Are there underlying issues beyond your expertise that might sour this great deal later on?
Here is a nice pictorial guide for residential architecture styles. A lot of homes can be a mix of two or more styles, but this article gives a good basis on the foundations of each style. So the next time you are house hunting you can impress your agent, family or friends with the answer as to what kind of house it is!
Thought I would take a minute and give everyone a head’s up that Knoebels in Elysburg is now open everyday. A great place to stop for lunch, games, rides or just a walk around the park. My wife and I love to stroll around see the dogs, play some pinball and of course eat some great french fries. Hope to see you there!
I really enjoyed this season of This Old House, a hefty undertaking renovating a beautiful Victorian Italiante. The general contractor makes the crown molding look too easy!