Historic Home Renovation

February 19, 2019

2315 Carrington Before & After Photos

This was my very first historic home renovation! This home was originally built ca. 1880 as a four-bay Italianate double-house (duplex) in the historic Union Hill neighborhood. To be eligible for historic tax credits you have to renovate the home using materials that are like-kind to what the house was originally built with.

For instance, we had to rip off the vinyl siding and replace and repair the original wooden weatherboard siding. We used wood windows instead of vinyl. The trim on the interior is the same trim that you would see in a house built in this era. We preserved and restored the original pine floors throughout the home. We also kept the original floor plan. Next project I will make sure I get you all the before pictures from the same angles so you can really see everything but this was pretty close!

Scroll to see the before and afters! Xxo Amanda

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Historic Home Renovation

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Historic Home Renovation

Historic Home Renovation

 

 

Historic Home Renovation Historic Home Renovation

Historic Home Renovation

Thanks for checking my historic home renovation before and after pictures! If you loved some of the ideas mentioned in this article, then be sure to share on social, connect with me through the comments, and check out some of the other blog posts posted on my site. I am so excited to be here sharing my life with you and from the bottom of my heart, thank you for reading and following along.

Xx Amanda

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  1. Paula Richardson says:

    Hi! I am beginning my first historical home renovation. Because the entire house tested positive for lead I have to replace the windows instead of restoring. How did you find a replacement for yours (would you be able to tell me what you used?)? Also, would you mind telling me the grey interior paint color you used? Thank you! Your house is beautiful!

  2. Ivy says:

    Love what you did! Do you mind sharing the front door color and the front door hardware?

  3. Derek Spiers says:

    Amanda, I just painted my home exterior China white. Would you care to share the exterior front door color and also the cabinets color with the floating sleeves above them.
    Thxs!
    Derek

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