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          From Locations in Truckee, Ca;  Golden Valley, Mn;  & Harvard, Ma.

 I will consider projects in any area of the United States.     Some areas of special interest and experience for me include Maine - New Hampshire - Massachusetts - Connecticut - Vermont - New York's Hudson River Valley - Pennsylvania -  Wisconsin -Minneapolis, Minnesota - the West coast from Carmel, Ca. to Portland, Oregon - Tahoe, San Francisco, and the Bay Area - Sante Fe & Taos, New Mexico - and the Pheonix, Arizona area.

Resources for our visitors

Here we've provided some links to help you find the building needs

and for finishing touches for your home.                                    


Organization Links :

Traditional Building Magazine
Resources for commercial, civic, institutional, and religious building projects

Restoration Trades Exchange
Find local Artisans, Contractors and Designers, many great features, see menu on left side for choices.

Arts and Crafts Society
Providing an on-line "home" for the present-day Arts & Crafts Movement community.


Service Links :
Home construction, construction materials, tools, plans & design
Besides your construction materials and construction tools you will find loads of other helpful information online.
Comprehensive Home Builder Web Directory
Building industry directory designed to help you find home builder, home improvement, contractor and more.

Creative Home Decor
Create beautiful home decor - the place for decorating advice, inspiration and great sources for walls, windows, floors and more. 

Historic Properties
Resource for buying and selling historic properties - from projects to completed renovations, residential to commercial, Federal to Eclectic. 

Home Expo
Home Improvement Remodeling and Building Directory for decorating and design; lawn and garden; do-it-yourself projects and kits; and industrial services and products. 

Consumer Affairs for Flooring

The flooring and carpet industry is extremely competitive, with many companies providing products and services to consumers in the residential, business, industrial and commercial sectors. Developments in technology, style and environmentally friendly practices often drive the industry. ConsumerAffairs has put together a guide comparing flooring companies that includes consumer reviews, features types and consumer profiles.  

Sound View Glass

Glass replacement for windows, glass sliding doors, and front entry doors. Window replacement and door replacement is also available, and is guaranteed by a 10-year installation warranty.   We know that making a major purchase like replacement windows and glass is not done without research and thought. When you have a representative from Sound View Glass at your home, they will stay only as long as they are wanted, and will never pressure you to make a purchasing decision on the spot. We are here to guide you in making an educated decision with the assistance of our years of knowledge in the home improvement industry.   

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Illuminations Lighting Design
Lighting design firm specializing in residential and commercial indoor and outdoor lighting installation, service and maintenance. Providing control of mood and ambiance with the push of a button. - Historic Real Estate and Old House Resources is a resource for old house lovers buying or selling historic real estate. Provides listings of historic homes for sale, an old house archive, and old house related resources. 
(Internet Business Directory for the United States]

Advanced Water Filters - Shower and Filters
Description: If your shower is spraying unclean water, come check out our wide variety of different shower filters.

 Auto Cad Drafting and Conversion

Description: We specialize in house plan drafting and blueprint to cad conversions.



Commercial Links :

Victorian Era Artworks

Original Fine Art especially appropriate for Your Victorian Era Home.

Ball and Ball
Antique Hardware Reproductions and Restoration for 18th Century through Victorian periods. 

Good Time Stove Co.
Specialize in restoring and selling the finest vintage antique heating stoves and kitchen ranges available. When purchasing a stove from the Good Time Stove Co. you will receive an original antique stove with a museum-quality restoration. 

Wilshire Fireplace Shops
Since 1924, featuring contemporary, traditional, antique, and custom designed fireplace equipment with an extensive line of andirons, tool sets, fireplace screens, stoves, fireplace (natural gas, wood, propane), electric fireplace, fireplace mantels, gas logs, glass doors, fireplace accessories, custom fireplace screens, barbecues, mail boxes, and weathervanes. 


Educational Links :

Purify Your Air
Information on the various types of air filters. Advice on how to reduce allergies and choose the best air purifier for your house or office.

Home Design Sense

A Huge Reference site for homeowner's, decorator's and designer's where you can find information about design, color, home staging, redesign, a giant Home Reference Library and more. Post your remodeling videos and join "The Habitat" a Decorating Social Community!

Federal Style Patterns 1780-1820

(book review by John Wiley & Sons)
"In spite of a renewed interest in and enthusiasm for America's Federal Style, a Federal Style pattern book has not been published in over 200 years and until now, there was no single volume source to turn to for examples of the appearance of Federal Style interior architectural treatments."

Home Flooring

Tips and reviews on home flooring. Great information on laminate, hardwood, vinyl, carpet, tile, bamboo, and cork flooring.


General Links :

My Sweet Home 

A Comprehensive Website - Home & Garden Resources Exchange 

To suggest additional links for this page please e-mail us at

Please note: we are most interested in reciprocal links with sites of Direct relation to Home Design, mostly non-commercial sites and within the USA.