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Noelle Lord Castle has been living and working in old houses most of her life, and is passionate about their care. The former owner of one of New England’s notable restoration companies for nearly 20 years, she has worked on all aspects of historic preservation and restoration. A Contributing Editor at Old House Journal for more than a decade, Noelle brings her ability to explain technical subjects in a very readable manner to this technical guide.

TOT: Avoid Harsh Drain Cleansers

DON’T use chemical drain cleaners to unclog your toilet or other drains! These products are not only dangerous to your health, but can damage plumbing fixtures and pipes, and kill the good bacteria operating septic systems – creating costly repairs!


New eBook!
How to Plaster

The essential guide to repairing, restoring, and renovating your plaster!

  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Working with plaster
  • Applying plaster
  • Complete repair How-To’s

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