Restoring a 1915 Colonial Revival house
General Articles
This page will feature articles we write on various subjects that may or may not relate to the restoration work we are doing on the house. We'll have articles on old house living, architecture, restoration and preservation principles, antiques collecting and restoration, and other items of interest to us. If you have any suggestions for future articles, just e-mail us!

Servants in the Home
A short history of live-in domestic servants in upper middle class homes and how to look for clues in your own home that point to a domestic staff of years past.


The Winter of 2009-2010 in Ten Hills
Pictures of the three massive snowstorms that hit the Baltimore area during the winter of 2009-2010 and a little description of how it was at our house.

Electrolux LX Vacuum Cleaners
An article discussing the Electrolux LX canister vacuum cleaner, manufactured from 1952 through 1955. We've restored two of these and use it as our primary household vacuum cleaner.

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