Articles & Educational Resources
Rocking the Vintage Pink Bathroom
Are you lucky enough to still have your rocking vintage pink bathrooms? If yes, know that you have something very special.
Restoring History can help with historic kitchen and bathrooms
Restoring History LLC is a preservation and restoration consulting business with a focus on historic kitchens and bathrooms.
Kitchen Transformation on a Budget: The Thrill of the Hunt
Do you have a wonderful historic home, but the kitchen was lost to a less insightful or historically sensitive previous owner?
American Kitchen Sinks: A Snapshot of History
How to find an appropriate period sink when there is just so much misinformation and misleading marketing out there?
California Coolers, How Cool is this!
Back in the day when iceboxes were common, the California cooler provided a bit of extra refrigeration space.
Dealing with Damaged Vintage Fireplace Tile
I had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Moon from the Tile Restoration Center, Seattle, WA, about vintage fireplace tile work.
Sig and Jack’s Kitchen: Further Along the Journey
As they say, marriage is the art of compromise. Jack wanted the doorway to be cleared, and Sig liked the big old sink.
Sig and Jack’s Kitchen: 1909 Craftsman Pre-Restoration
Sig and Jack have restored most of the damaged rooms in their home. But the kitchen was especially challenging.
Why Preservation Matters? Introducing Louise Burgess
Why should we preserve the architecture of the past? Why will its preservation matter to our future?
David and Tiffany’s Kitchen: Ready to Serve
David and Tiffany chose not to destroy their historic kitchen, and instead worked with it. The beauty is apparent.
David and Tiffany’s Kitchen: Restoring an Original
David and Tiffany lived in a wonderful Victorian with an amazing staircase, plaster medallions, and large windows.
Nate and Molly’s Kitchen: Sinks, and Floors, and Lighting, oh-my!
Their sink refinished by Stanley Tub. It lost it’s dull, stained, worn appearance and once again looks bright white.