Old Homesteading House Features We Need To Bring Back

This list of old homesteading house features we need to bring back because of their wonderfully function and beauty. As time goes by things that appeal to people change, especially when it comes to home design. Features seem to be popular one day and then passe the next day or week.

Old Homesteading House Features We Need To Bring Back

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However, some features that were designed for specific purposes were completely abandoned due to becoming obsolete. Some believe that there could actually be a use for some of these features in today’s houses.

This article was written to focus mainly on 15 specific features that many believe could easily find their way back in favor with today’s home buyers. Each of the features were developed out of necessity to accommodate a specific aspect of the home. While some of the things that facilitated need for the features have long since changed, some of the features could be repurposed in today’s home.

Dutch Doors

Sleeping Porches

Transom Windows

Laundry Chute

Pocket Shutters

Claw-Foot Tubs

Phone Nook

Boot Scrapers

Dumbwaiter

Root Cellar

Mail Slot

Rumford Fireplace

Ceiling Medallions

Intercoms

Picture Rail Moulding

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