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.

Products of the Week

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Hi-Velocity Systems

Energy Efficient Central Heating, Cooling and Indoor Air Quality Systems for over 35 years. The Hi-Velocity Small Duct System fits where others cannot, removing 30% more moisture from the air than conventional systems, and eliminating hot and cold spots in the home or office.

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Acorn Mfg.

Acorn is the finest and largest manufacturer and distributor of forged iron builders hardware in the United States. Acorn's OverBoards division offers high-quality crafted classic upgrades for radiant baseboards.