10 Tips to Restoring vs. Rehabilitating
YOUR HISTORIC HOUSE
Reposted from 10 Tips: Restoring vs. Rehabilitating Your Historic House | National Trust for Historic Preservation (savingplaces.org)
Congratulations, you just bought a historic home! Sooo...now what?
As you'll find out, historic homeownership brings with it a unique set of questions, decisions, and goals. Let's address one of the most basic questions first: Should you restore or rehabilitate your house?
Your decision will influence the house's finished character, the project cost, and the amount of time it takes. It will also impact how much of the work you take on yourself and how much you'll hand off to professionals.
With that said, here are 10 things to keep in mind when determining which approach will work best for you. Scroll to view the tips!
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