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How to restore and improve your Edwardian or inter-war house

Johnson, Alan

How to restore and improve your Edwardian or inter-war house

by Johnson, Alan

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Published by David & Charles .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlan Johnson.
The Physical Object
Pagination(224)p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15169721M
ISBN 100715301403

Would you like to know more about Edwardian Servants? Check out these links: Edwardian Promenade’s article about Edwardian Servants, Jane Austen’s World Article, The Daily Mail Article, Information about the Manor House Series. You can Read Part Two – More about the roles and duties of Edwardian Servants. Until next time, Happy Reading. This easy to follow book is an invaluable source of advice and guidance for those wishing to restore the original features of an Edwardian house, or who simply admire the elegance of these period : Ebook.

  Designer Shirley Meisels updates an Edwardian-style family home by painting out the original dark oak paneling a fresh white, and installing textured tiles. See how her open-concept kitchen gets a facelift with grey-stained walnut cabinets and floating shelves. Her stunning black and white bathroom features a carpet-like tile floor and wood-textured tiles and. . The first part of the Hundred Years' War is known as the Edwardian War. Spanning from , this war is essentially a series of punctuated conflicts between England and France for control over the French throne. The end result was an English victory that caused the French government to essentially collapse.

The Edwardian House: The Middle-Class Home in Britain (). Hockman, H., Edwardian House Style: An architectural and interior design sourcebook (). Service, A., Edwardian Architecture (). The Victorian Society is the British society responsible for the study and protection of Victorian and Edwardian architecture. How to recreate an Edwardian period look to your house; your period home needs to have its 21st century comforts, but you may like to have at least some rooms decorated and furnished in an Edwardian style. Bricks & Brass has a lot of information to help you achieve the Edwardian .


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How to restore and improve your Edwardian or inter-war house by Johnson, Alan Download PDF EPUB FB2

“The Book of the Edwardian and Inter-war House” by Richard Russell Lawrence looks at the homes built in these periods, a time when most people began to own their own homes and is a great introduction to the subject. The book describes in detail, across pages, the dominant styles of these periods.

Understanding the Edwardian and Inter-war House will be indispensable for those embarking on a major renovation, authentic restoration, maintenance, or improvement of houses of this period.

It looks at the historical background and description of dwelling types, the constructional anatomy of Edwardian and Inter-war houses, modern movement /5(4). How to Restore and Improve Your Victorian House 7 copies Understanding the Edwardian and Inter-War Houses: A Historical, 4 copies Converting Old Buildings 1 copy.

The Edwardian & Inter-war House explains to current owners of such houses why (and by whom) their properties were built, how the original occupants would have decorated, furnished and lived in them, and the development of the distinctive architectural styles of the : Edwardian House Style: An Architectural and Interior Design Source Book How to Restore and Improve Your Victorian House.

by Alan Johnson | 30 Apr out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover More buying choices £ (21 used offers) The book of the Edwardian & Inter-war House. by Russell Lawrence, Richard | 1 Sep out of 5 stars 7. Edwardian house: get to know your period home's beautiful design Edwardian houses were a breath of fresh air compared to their Victorian predecessors, making them popular homes today.

Discover key design elements and solve maintenance issues with expert advice By Lee Bilson • TZAuthor: Naomi Jones. The Edwardian & Inter-war House explains to current owners of such houses why (and by whom) their properties were built, how the original occupants would have decorated, furnished and lived in them, and the development of the distinctive architectural styles of the time/5(7).

Welcome to The Period House Guru website. We offer advice and guidance on restoring your period home or adding period features to your modern home. Whether you have an old Victorian tiled floor to contend with or you've got a fabulous old staircase that's crying out for a runner and stair rods, we'll tell you how it's done.

Vintage Fiction for Your Downton Fix Major publishers were quick to cash in on the rousing success of Downton Abbey by suggesting books they felt would appeal to fans of the show.

Not surprisingly, they and the multitude of comments from others, chimed in to suggest tons of non-fiction, literary fiction, and classic fiction of the Edwardian era. Love your final results.

We just pulled up all the carpets in the house yesterday, and the flooring boards underneath are not in great condition, some with big gaps between the planks. Hopefully they can still be restored as beautifully as yours. A few of my concerns at the moment, really appreciate if you can share your experience.

Hi stumbled across your site looking for tips to restore our dark and dingy edwardian hall/staircase. Just spent the entire weekend stripping and sanding newel posts,spindles gave up trying to keep the stair carpet (the heat gun burnt it) so up it came. we are redoing an edwardian house too style is plainer than Victorian we are reyling on google an ebay for ideas as it is for sale we have to be mindful that some period stuff is very unsexy now (such as ceiling height dark wood fireplace/mantel) and with people living in the house it is a bit like shovelling snow in a blizzard.

The age of your home or its classic style shouldn’t deter you from getting what you want out of a house. Builders who are specialists dealing with old houses will be able to seamless renovate your home. INCREASE THE RESALE VALUE. Extensions, while costly, will undoubtedly increase your home’s resale value, making it a very good investment.

Understanding the Edwardian and Inter-war House will be indispensable for those embarking on a major renovation, authentic restoration, maintenance or improvement of houses of this period. Topics covered include: Historical background and description of dwelling types Constructional anatomy of Edwardian and Inter-war houses Modern Movement.

The political atmosphere of the inter-war years was sharply divided between those who thought the extreme left could solve Europe's problems, and those who desired leadership from the extreme right. There were very few moderates, and this situation kept the governments of Britain, France, and Eastern Europe in constant turmoil, swinging wildly.

Books shelved as edwardian-era: A Room with a View by E.M. Forster, Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants by Alison Maloney, Howards End by.

Intended for anyone who wants to restore original features in an Edwardian house, or simply to create the light gentility of that period in a modern home, this book looks at each room in turn, as well as the exterior and garden, in terms of how it was then and how antique and modern furniture, funishings and fittings can be used to recreate the setting.

If your windows do not require structural repair, they can still be significantly improved. ‘Draught-proofing and repairing original windows can dramatically improve functionality, security and efficiency at a fraction of the cost of replacement,’ says Richard Dollar, managing director of The Sash Window Workshop.

Additionally, the whole-life environmental costs of replacement will Author: Melanie Griffiths. Nonfiction Books On The Edwardian Era The Edwardian era life and its aristocracy are seen in shows like Downton Abbey.

This list is for the books that give background about the era, society and the major celebrities of the day. Often, the best properties for a buy-refurbish-sell strategy are homes where you can add value but also have character, history, warmth and make fantastic family homes.

If this makes sense to you and your strategy, then Edwardian houses should be at the top of your list. Since I started in property back inI’ve always been fascinated by Author: Trevor Yorke. Edwardian -mr straws house Mr Straw's House in 7 Blyth Grove, Worksop is a hidden treasure, a National Trust property unlike any other in its ownership.

A s house belonging to a world where time has stood still For 60 years the family threw little away and chose to live without many of the modern comforts we take for granted.

This easy to follow book is an invaluable source of advice and guidance for those wishing to restore the original features of an Edwardian house, or who simply admire the elegance of these period properties. It explains the characteristic architectural styles, shows how Edwardian houses Author: Trevor Yorke.

There have been a couple of books published lately on the Country House. Clive Aslet's book is the perfect addition to libraries of country house studies since this new work along with The Last Country Houses, his book from a couple of decades ago, give insight into the conditions which brought on the crumbling of the country house culture, and the mad, over-the /5(5).