Category Archives: Exterior

The Beauty of Shutter Dogs

We’ve long since dispensed with the necessity of using our shutters for their actual purpose—protecting windows from the elements. Yet even though we all acknowledge that shutters are added to windows for purely decorative reasons, there’s something to be said … Continue reading

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Did you know? Anti-microbial properties of copper and brass—those brass knobs may actually be good for you!

We have long appreciated the old brass and bronze knobs around here for their beauty and durability. Just remove a little spilled paint, give them a bit of a polish, and they will glisten like new—or almost new, depending upon … Continue reading

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