Poison Ivy

To remove existing vines, cut them off at the base of the plant and allow the vine attached to your house to wither and die. This may take several weeks or even months, depending on whether or not the side of the house has direct exposure to the sun.

The Homestead

Living in a home that has been in our family for four generations has been an interesting and challenging experience.

Circa 1842

Stroll up the path, past some barns and a split rail fence, until you see a clapboard house with a cedar roof, a few feet from the shore of Lake Erie.

Ready For Another 200 Years

Somehow the universe guided us to this old house. Vacationing here as children, we never dreamed that one day we would own it.

Annapolis Royal Beauty

I never intended to buy it. I went to see the Munro house one day with my friend, Leslie, who told me it had a really nice early staircase and an upstairs ballroom dating from the 1820s, complete with original mouldings.

40 Something – A 1940’s Kitchen Make-Over

In Conversation With Lori Gaiardo (Home Owner) – and Nena Wagner (Publisher Edifice Vintage Home) – Photography By: Christopher Cooper Nena: When you bought your house in what kind of condition was the kitchen? Lori: The house had unfortunately not been lived in for almost three years after the previous owner’s death so it was…