Finding Home

Buying, renovating, downsizing — or looking for your forever home? Our 2021 special edition, Finding Home, will help get you started.
Finding Home magazine

We’re here to help! Welcome to Finding Home, a special interest publication from the editors of Old-House Journal, the original restoration magazine, launched in 1973.

Finding Home includes articles about home buying, house styles, and lots more. You’ll get advice for first-time home buyers, tips on preventing water damage, basic repairs, and DIY projects, plus design inspiration for every style of home.

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Helpful articles:

Hints on Plaster Repair

How to Use Epoxies for Wood Repair

Cleaning Any Type of Floor

How to Fix Sagging Floors

Fixing Wood Floors

Everything You Want to Know about Tile

The Skinny on Old-House Lighting

Basics of Hardware Buying

Making a White Kitchen Work in an Old House

our sister site (Arts & Crafts, Craftsman, Bungalow, Prairie, Tudor, Foursquare, Revival homes)

Links for help regarding National Register listing, easements, tax credits, research, etc.

National Park Service, National Register, tax incentives

National Trust for Historic Preservation

State Historic Preservation Offices

Historic American Buildings Survey

Historic New England

Conservation Fund, nonprofit lender fostering environmental preservation

Land Trust Alliance, tax-deductible easements

Dustin Halleck, for SuzAnn Kletzien Design

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By Old House Journal

Founded in 1973, Old House Journal is the original authority when it comes to old-house restoration, traditional house styles, period kitchens, bath & kitchen restoration, DIY projects, gardens & landscaping, and more-- from Colonial and Victorian through Arts & Crafts and Mid-century Modern homes. 

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