Ask The Expert - Historic Hardware Q&A - Old House Journal Magazine

Ask The Expert - Historic Hardware Q&A

We know you have questions on how hardware can bring out the unique character of your historic home. We've asked industry expert and Director of Product Development at Nostalgic Warehouse, Bill Metzger to help with the answers.

Ask the expert

Each month in our Old House Savvy Newsletter we will feature one question and answer. If you're not already receiving our bi-weekly newsletter, you can sign up here.

We'll archive all the questions on this page for easy reference and if you've got a question, please email us.

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