August 2022

All About Walls

Posted on Aug 12, 2022

The walls that make up your home are so much more than drywall and paint. In a Character Home, the walls can tell the tale of the life of your home. Did you know that wainscot was actually first made to protect the delicate fabrication of walls in old homes from damage? 
Learn more about 18th-20th century wall finishing at this article from Old House...

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Heritage Tour: Oaklands

Posted on Aug 02, 2022

The days of summer are finally here in Victoria, and the sun is shining encouraging us to come outside and explore. Today, we ventured to the Oaklands area to stroll the quiet, Garry Oak-lined streets in the neighbourhood. This area of Victoria saw a its first residential building “boom” between 1909-1913, so we knew that we would find a lot of int...

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