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January | February 1996

Spring TV Project

SAVANAHGA

Materials

Window Glass

Heating & Insulation

COMFORT

9495

Spring TV Project

SAVANAHGA

In every square, around every corner, Old Savannah delights. And perhaps no one is more pleased with it right now than Mills Fleming, a young attorney whose roots in the city go back five generations. After months of house-hunting (a chore that fell largely to him because his physician wife, Marianne, was so busy), he found the home of their dreams: an 1884 townhouse with its historical charm intact.

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Materials

Window Glass

The right choice can make all the difference in comfort and peace of mind

6869

Heating & Insulation

COMFORT

MAKING AND MANAGING HEAT AT THIS OLD HOUSE WITH

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cedar siding

From the forest through the mill

4647

Finances

Property Taxes

How to understand—and contest—your bill

6263

Drive ways

Like a country road, the driveway should hold up under traffic and fit the landscape

3435

Technique

Phone and Data Wiring

It pays to plan for services you don’t yet need

4243

Fixture

New Life for an Old Stove

A rusty castoff becomes the centerpiece of a new kitchen

5859

trash shed

The average American produces almost three-quarters of a ton of garbage every year. Multiplied by a family of four, that’s a lot to haul to the curb. Although efforts have begun to reduce the amount of trash we make, changing our habits will take more than a generation, says William Rathje, a “garbage archaeologist” and author of Rubbish!

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Tools

Random-Orbit Sanders

Eccentricity makes them work

November | December1995 MARCH/APRIL1996