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How to Restore Victorian Features

Restoration Realities shows how to restore an old center hall, demolish an added closet, patch old plaster and bring back original under-stairway molding.

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  • Easy/Moderate


DIY experts show you how to complete restoration projects in a Victorian home.

Complete the following projects to return a beautiful home to its original design.

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  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Remove a Closet Addition and Restore an Original Hall Parlor

The experts from Restoration Realities give step-by-step instructions on how to remove a closet and return the space to its original design.

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    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Create and Install Trim Accents

Door trim is installed between a plinth block that sits on the floor and a rosette that defines the top of the trim. These pieces can be ordered from your local lumberyard or you can create your own with these step-by-step instructions.




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