Home Improvements by the Numbers: The age of your home delivers clues to what might need work


You've probably heard it said dozens of times before "they don't build 'em like they used to." Well, it's true – and sometimes that's a good thing! While home construction has changed quite dramatically over the years, every era of home construction had its strengths and weaknesses. For example, old homes offer character and charm that is rarely reproduced in modern construction. But, old homes are also drafty and leaky. Newer homes might offer energy