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March 2002

the timeless home

departments

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features

third time’s the charm

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the timeless home

Our latest building project redefines an old neighborhood with its unique blend of modern design and traditional details

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departments

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Advice on leaky roofs, dry basement walls, and pull-down stairs
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features

third time’s the charm

After two renovations, a couple finally have the house of their dreams

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HOMEOWNER’S HANDBOOK

Installing a Window

Windows do a lot for a house, by helping to establish its visual character, letting in light and fresh air, and framing the views from inside. But if not installed correctly, they can also become unwelcome avenues for water and all its attendant problems.

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FINANCES

What to Know Before You Go

Thinking of relocating? Make sure to assess the true cost of living in a new town

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TRANSFORMATIONS

Compound Interest

A couple turns a ramshackle farmstead into a retirement haven

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tv project/manchester

A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH

Myriad new technologies keep the temperature steady, the air fresh, and the water flowing at the TV show’s project house

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MATERIALS

Grease Is the Word

A little lubrication will keep your home running smoothly

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LUXURIES

Weekend Workshop

A small space is designed for efficient action

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BY DESIGN

Wine and Dine

A basement nook makes an ideal wine cellar and a cozy spot for entertaining

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