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True Tales From Old Houses

Sep 12, 2022

In today's episode, Stacy visits the Silver Lake Institute, a small lake cottage community with a fascinating religious camp past. Brad and Stacy discuss his latest project house and the evolving history of the institute. Note: Brad's first house, a small bungalow, was featured on an episode of Cheap Old Houses on...


Jul 18, 2022

In today's episode, Danny Moody from Pro Historical joins Stacy for listener Q&A. They discuss why so many old houses have aluminum-wrapped exterior trim and whether removing it is a good or bad idea.

And later, Stacy chats with Hugh Siler. Hugh restores small cottages in the Old Towne District of Orange, California....


Jul 4, 2022

In today's episode, live from Florida, Stacy chats with ten talented professionals involved in old house restoration. They discuss the mainstream shift they're seeing towards preservation and restoration and how they can continue to support positive change. 

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Jun 20, 2022

In today's episode, Stacy chats with Joe Thornton, a 2nd generation Master Thatcher from the charming Cotswolds region of England. Roof thatching is a trade that has been around for thousands of years. 

Also, Stacy and Jason Lamb discuss built-in box gutter basics.

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Jun 6, 2022

In today’s episode, Stacy and Alex talk about ways to get your DIY groove back when you’re feeling overwhelmed. And later, Emily Heller talks about how inheriting a dilapidated old house changed the trajectory of her life, personal and professional.

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