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DIY: Give New Life to Old Houses

written by Melissa Dalton

Energy efficient windows


Superior craftsmanship distinguishes windows and doors from Hammer & Hand in Portland. This custom woodworking shop employs career carpenters to fashion windows and doors of exacting dimensions and energy-efficient performance that meets strict Passive House standards. Matching historical architectural styles is second-nature at Hammer & Hand.

hammerandhand.com

A touch-activated kitchen faucet is techie-cool. You can hold a colander full of pasta with both hands and turn your faucet on with an elbow or even your forehead. Styles abound, and finding a match for your International- or Queen Anne-style house is easy-peasy. Models like the Artesso series from Brizo hint at classic styling from the late nineteenth century.

brizo.com

PentalQuartz is one of the latest generation of engineered composite countertops that combine quartz—one of the hardest naturally occurring minerals—with resins to make incredibly tough, durable counters. There are dozens of colors and looks, including those that are indistinguishable from classic natural stones such as granite, marble and travertine. Some colors have high recycled content.

pentalquartz.com

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