Welcome to the Landmark Services Old House Renovation Blog

Fixed-Price or Cost-Plus Fee: Which is better?

Make Your Historic Home Energy Efficient!

Renovation of an Historic Carriage House

Project focus: Our new barn project

A Week in the Life of a Renovation Company

Project focus: A New Timber Frame Barn

More innovation in home construction products...

Product feature: A thermostat that learns

Historic houses: Beauty through imperfection

Renovating your home? Watch out for the hidden costs!

Dealing with Lead Paint on Historic Houses

The evolution of historic architectural details

Energy retrofitting and historic preservation. At odds?

Case study: Planning a Kitchen Renovation

Protecting Historic Houses

Managing Renovation Projects Effectively

One approach to old house kitchen renovations

Restoring the original look of your historic house

The Greek Revival in small town New England

Paint Color Do's and Dont's for Historic Houses

Project Update: A new timber frame home in MA

5 Reasons Not to Buy New Windows for Your Historic House

Additions to Historic Houses, more design guidelines

Landmark Services has 18th Century House Available for Dismantling

Case Study: Using fake wood (!) in a historic renovation project

Additions to Old Houses Part 2: Exterior trim

Building an addition on a historic house? Don't make these mistakes

New protection for old stone walls

The New Urbanism

Renovation Techniques: Stone Veneer

Project feature: Victorian renovation

May is Preservation Month

Ice dams: prepare for next winter

Supplier focus: Bingham Lumber

They didn't always build them liked they used to, Part Deux

They didn't always build them like they used to...

Case Study: Basement renovation- historic house


"Green" resource center

Upcoming events:

Landmark wins award

Pan Mass another great success

Upcoming talk

Click Your Way to an Architect-Designed House - New York Times

Traditional Building Show wrapup

Old House 2.0 for Jobs

Good news for Shaker legacy

Moving old houses rolling along

Stonehenge settlement discovered

Traditional Building Show

Don't know much about history...

Merry Christmas!


Landmark Services, traditional builders specializing in historic renovations, restorations, and additions to historic Massachusetts homes and barns and new construction in traditional styles

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