Tells how to select an old house, explains how to plan a remodeling project, and discusses exteriors, interiors, heating and plumbing systems, wiring, and furnishingsColonial homes, for example, typically displayed sharp contrasts between body and trim colors in order to highlight such features as window and ... Later Victorians initiated the use of rich color schemes such as those discussed on page 87. ... For example, lighter colors have always been popular in the Southwest, where light-colored exterior walls reflect the hot sun and help keep homesa#39; interiors cool.
|Title||:||Better Homes and Gardens Renewing an Old House|
|Author||:||James A. Hufnagel|
|Publisher||:||Better Homes & Gardens Books - 1984|