5 Common Mistakes Homeowners Make When Restoring Old Houses

Don't make these mistakes when restoring an old house.

They "Assemble" Rooms
An old house doesn't need to have specific rooms in it.
They Get A Little Too Period-Perfect
Allow your furniture and decorations to be from all periods and not just one specific time period.
They Modernize the Kitchen and Bathroom
Be careful when updating the kitchen and bathroom, you don't want it to not fit the style of the house.
They Get Sucked Into the "Replacement" Mindset
Restore rather than replace whenever possible.
They Forget About the Future
Fifty years from now, when someone buys this house, will it look timeless?

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