House construction

How to calm creaky floors in an older house

Photo: Me Samong (Shutterstock) Living in an old house is, for many reasons, an experience. From architectural details you no longer see, to layers of paint and wallpaper, to custom built-in elements, there is hidden features all over. Some quirks of old homes, however, are hard to ignore, let alone …

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These 7 award-winning construction projects preserve Lancaster County’s history | Home & Garden

Even during a pandemic, the preservation of Lancaster County’s historic sites has not stopped. Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County has recognized seven of these projects, including a public market and redeveloped commercial spaces. The C. Emlen Urban Awards recognize projects that reflect the trust’s mission to educate and defend …

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