On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress ratified the wording of the Declaration of Independence. But it took almost a century for the accompanying celebrations to catch on. It wasn’t until 1870 that Congress included the Fourth of July in a list of proposed national holidays. Christmas was on the same list! Continue reading
On the one hand, a range hood is a very utilitarian appliance. A fan inside a canopy perches above your stove, removing odors, heat, gasses and steam from your home and releasing them outside. On the other hand, a cast stone range hood adds beauty and sophistication to your kitchen.
At Old World Stoneworks, we embrace both the form and the function of range hoods. Let’s look at a few of the benefits and the beauty this major kitchen upgrade can bring to your abode. Continue reading
Usually you can tell at a glance whether a fireplace is masonry or prefab. While traditionalists prefer the aged look of a masonry fireplace, not every house is blessed with one. That’s when a prefabricated fireplace may be the best solution. Both can add that wonderful fire element to your home, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading
Without a budget in mind, decorating can quickly get out of hand. Avoid seeing moths fly out of your wallet by using your tax return wisely. If you are a saver looking to redecorate like a spender seeking high-end floorplans and designs, we’ve rounded up some tips to suit your needs.