In addition to a large selection of antique reproduction products, Shop 4 Classics offers many tip topics to help you with your project. A list of these topics can be found in our Help Center. We hope that you found what you were looking for during your visit. If not, there are many other online tips, how-to, and helpful resources for owners of old homes or those who favor the style of vintage products. The links listed below are some of our favorite sites related to: old home renovation, preservation of historic properties, vintage home publications, historic real estate listings, and general resources for the do-it-yourself homeowner.
Old Home Renovation
An online resource for how-to tips, home improvement ideas, and home repair information. The website includes feature articles on a wide variety of topics of interest to old home enthusiasts including: architectural home styles, historic property renovations, product overviews, and much more.
Ian Evans's World of Old Houses
An international resource for restoring, remodeling, or maintaining old homes. Includes a directory of international websites related to old homes.
Preservation of Historic Properties
An online resource for those interested in the preservation of historic homes and buildings. Includes lists of state and federal historic preservation offices, historical societies, tour groups, and much more.
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust provides leadership, education, advocacy and resources to save America's diverse historic places and revitalize America's communities.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
The Advisory Council promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources. Their website offers information on Federal and State regulations and programs designed to ensure that America's historic properties remain intact for future generations to enjoy.
Vintage Home Publications
This Old House
This Old House magazine and website are excellent sources of information for those interested in classic homes. The website includes step-by-step guides on home repair, ideas for vintage home design and decor, and new product features.
Old House Journal
Old House Journal magazine features articles on every aspect of old homes. The website includes featured articles from the magazine, how-to articles, a restoration directory, and much more.
Old House Interiors
Old House Interiors is the bimonthly magazine featuring articles on pre-1950s home interior decorating, furnishing, and restoration topics.
American Bungalow is the premier publication for bungalow home enthusiasts. This magazine provides articles that range from specific home restoration advice to discussions on the lifestyle and philosophy of the Arts & Crafts movement.
Victorian Homes magazine features articles on all aspects of maintaining, furnishing, decorating, and simply enjoying your Victorian home.
Period Homes targets professionals working on traditionally styled homes. The site's product database is a good place to look for products that can be hard to find elsewhere.
New Old Homes
New Old Homes magazine focuses on new homes built to resemble classic American housing styles. The magazine includes discussions of interior design topics and reviews of products that provide a vintage feel to newly constructed homes.
Traditional Building magazine is a reference for commercial, civic and religious building construction and restoration projects.
Historic Real Estate Listings
An online resource for buying or selling historic homes. Even if you aren't looking for a historic home, its a good place to go to look at historic homes.
Antique Real Estate
Unites buyers and sellers of vintage homes. The website offers state-by-state lists of historic properties available for sale.
A resource for old house lovers buying or selling historic real estate. Includes listings of historic homes for sale, an old house archive, and old house related resources.
General Resources for the Do-It-Yourself Homeowner
The official website of old home restorer legend Bob Vila. The website offers do-it-yourself home repair articles and a How to Library with video clips on home repair and remodeling topics.
The DIY Network's website features articles and video clips on many home improvement and repair topics.
An online resource featuring articles and video clips on do-it-yourself projects.
General resource for home improvement projects as well as a service for locating contractors in your area.
Offers a free residential remodeling and home improvement contractor referral service that matches homeowners with local home improvement and remodeling contactors.
International Code Council
The International Code Council (ICC) publishes generally accepted building and plumbing codes. Speak to a professional before beginning your project for more information about code enforcement in your area.
The resources listed here are for reference only. Shop 4 Classics is not associated with these resources nor does their listing imply endorsement of any kind.