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Period Homes' in-depth reports from top experts in the building and architectural industry. Subjects include metalwork, stonework, art restoration, specialty glass and stained glass restoration, hardware, porches, roofing, flooring, and more. 

The Animal Series is one of the first designed by Moore-Merkowitz Tile.

Tile Style

Moore-Merkowitz Tile creates appropriate surfaces for historical and traditional applications.

Goodwin Co. created engineered heart-pine flooring for the Sarasota Art Museum that was made from joists in the historic building.

River Reclaimed

Goodwin and Co. supplies top-notch heart pine and cypress for projects around the country.

HardieTM Architectural Trim— Horizontal Z Flashing Trim and HardieTM Architectural Trim— Low-Profile Outside Corner Trim.

Outdoor Details

Traditional building materials and products for the period home.

Aeratis Porch Products creates or replicates products from the early 1800s. The company plans to release a new system of pergola products this summer. Photo by Aeratis Porch Products

Perfect Porches

We visit with manufacturers who make traditional and classical porch components.

period moulding, Zespa

English-Country Details with Zespa Industries

Zepsa Industries wins the Julia Morgan Award for craftsmanship for a new home in Northern California.

Buying Guide Spotlight


Crown Point Cabinetry

Custom fabricator of handcrafted, period-style cabinetry for kitchens, baths & other rooms: Arts & Crafts, Shaker, Victorian, Early American & contemporary styles; available nationwide.