Help on the Web
Here are a number of sites we have found useful.
Installing fiberglass insulation It takes labor to install it correctly
Restoring wood with epoxy Video of using an epoxy (Abatron's epoxy is similar)
Why exterior finishes fail [Opens as a PDF document]
Exterior paint problems on historic woodwork (National Park Service)
Repairing old windows (National Park Service).
Other sources of information:
Old House Guy Provides information on howto make the appearance of your old house the best it can be.
If you can operate simple tools and equipment, here are simple home improvement repairs.
Epoxy fillers and consolidants
Painting and paint removal
Zinsser Peel Stop (Blexible bridging sealer for surfaces where peeling, flaking, dusting or chalking is a problem)
Removing mildew from surfaces—Wet and Forget Commercial Product
Roof repair and roof painting
Stainless steel fasteners
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