What’s the Origin of the Clawfoot Tub?

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Because the past plays such a large part in our present, many homes in the New Orleans area are tailor-made for retrofitting vintage luxuries, such as freestanding clawfoot bathtubs. Once de rigueur and made in heavy cast iron, new models are crafted from lighter fiberglass or acrylic, offering additional options in color and style. A clawfoot tub brings a 19th-century touch of class […]

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Things to Negotiate when Remodeling a Kitchen

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When it comes to deciding on which remodel to spend on, remodeling a kitchen can often top the list. In ‘How does kitchen remodeling impact a home’s value?’ we explained how kitchen upgrades like countertops, ventilation, and cooling can increase your home’s appeal when it comes to prospective buyers. However, remodeling a kitchen can be an incredibly […]

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Choosing the Right Siding for Your Historic Home Renovation

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Historic home renovation is big business in New Orleans, thanks to the abundance of antique housing stock throughout the greater metropolitan area. Restoring one to its former glory is both a profession and a labor of love. To achieve a finished project that protects your investment and compliments the architectural style, it’s critical to choose […]

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The Light and Dark Sides of Skylights

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Anyone who has ever looked through a skylight at night can appreciate the beauty offered by this window into the sky, with its clear view of the stars above. But before jumping into a residential renovation project to add skylights, homeowners should be informed of both the benefits and drawbacks of these windows. A Look […]

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