Cover of: Caring for your old house | Judith L. Kitchen

Caring for your old house

a guide for owners and residents
  • 207 Pages
  • 4.10 MB
  • English
Preservation Press , Washington, D.C
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair., Historic buildings -- Maintenance and re
StatementJudith L. Kitchen.
SeriesRespectful rehabilitation
LC ClassificationsTH4817 .K58 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1882298M
ISBN 100891331603, 0471143715
LC Control Number90043027

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Caring for Your Old House offers comprehensive advice to old-house owners and residents on researching, repairing and maintaining an old residence to avoid the pitfalls of too many changes too soon.

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