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True Tales From Old Houses

Jan 16, 2023

In today’s episode, Scott Sidler joins Stacy for listener Q&A. Scott explains how to use Low-e glass to improve the energy efficiency of steel casement windows.

And later, Stacy chats with sisters Linda McManus and Chris Wysocki, who own a research company called History Attic. Linda and Chris investigate the often...


Jan 2, 2023

In today's episode, Laine Berry from Our Restoration Nation shares apocryphal stories. Apocryphal stories have a dubious origin, but they have been told so often that they are accepted as fact. Many of these tales are rooted in religion and superstition.  

Also, Andy joins Stacy for the first segment. They talk...


Dec 19, 2022

In today’s episode, Stacy chats with Esther Judge-Lennox, founder of Shacks on Racks. Shacks on Racks is an innovative company working hard to keep old houses out of the landfill by moving them before they are demolished. The mountain west is suffering from an acute housing shortage. Esther connects potential...


Nov 21, 2022

In today’s episode, Stacy is back in the Hudson Valley for the first of two shows recorded in front of a live audience. Stacy talks to Reggie Young from Hudson Valley House Parts. Reggie explains the logistics of the architectural salvage business and shares fascinating stories about the dire future of our historic...


Nov 7, 2022

In today’s episode, author David Giffels chats with Stacy about his humorous and heartfelt memoir, All the Way Home: Building a Family in a Falling down House. David Giffels is an author, essayist, journalist, and lifelong resident of Akron, Ohio.

Also, Alex joins Stacy for Listener Q&A. They discuss where to find...