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1,000 Year Old Human Remains

The backyard was always a place for exploration and adventure as a kid, and it can be just as eye opening a place as an adult. Aside from the time capsules you hid during your youth, you may be lucky—or unlucky—enough to find something unbelievable. Sometimes you might be doing some planning and excavating for…

Tips for Your Upcoming Kitchen Remodel

A kitchen remodel can add great value to your home and allow you to maximize the efficiency and functionality of one of the most high-traffic areas of your household. Because the kitchen is such a critical component of the home, you will want to plan your remodel carefully to make the most of your investment….

18th Century Cemetery Found in New Orleans Man’s Backyard

It is not uncommon for relics of the past buried underground to be rediscovered after being long-forgotten with the passing of time. For many homeowners, this discovery can be an exciting yet unexpected addition to a residential renovation, as was the case for Vincent Marcello in New Orleans. When Marcello decided to repurpose his New…

Sewer Mosaic

Throughout history, many significant historical discoveries have been made by accident. The Lod Mosaic, found in Israel, is one of these accidental discoveries. Found by construction workers in 1996, this amazingly well-preserved mosaic stands out above much of the other Roman artwork that has been discovered during construction and renovation in well-established cities that lie…

A Look at This Year’s Home Renovation Trends

If you are considering home renovations for the kitchen or bathroom this year, you might look to some of the hottest trends in home remodeling for 2016. As a general trend, homeowners have shifted their focus to making the home a more functional space without any wasted areas in terms of storage and counter space….

70 Years of Lost Basketballs Found in Parrottsville, TN

As a kid, lost sports equipment is a fact of life, since balls might fly over the fence or Frisbees might take flight into trees too tall to climb. In Parrottsville, Tennessee, local kids were pleasantly surprised to have a wealth of basketballs and a few footballs donated to the community after a veritable treasure…

Bomb Shelter Uncovered in Tucson

Purchasing a new home can sometimes offer more than you bargained for, especially when the home was built during the paranoid Cold War era when residential bomb shelters were not uncommon. In the case of local homeowner, John Sims, a hint that a bomb shelter had been constructed on the property 54 years ago was…

Amazing Renovation Finds: A Mayan Mural in Guatemala

While building a new home from the ground up can be a thrilling experience, there is no telling what kind of excitement renovating an older home may have in store. Throughout the world, there are tales of homeowners finding amazing discoveries in older properties, many of which have been hidden away for decades, or even…

Big Bathroom Upgrades on a Small Budget

If you want to give your bathroom a serious facelift but you aren’t ready to invest in a full remodel, there are some big upgrades that you can make without breaking your budget. Whether you are looking to renovate outdated features, or you simply want to add more luxury to your bathroom without the length…

Action Comics #1 (Superman) Found in Minnesota Home

When you are remodeling or renovating a home, there is no telling what you might find stashed away in walls and hidden corners. For one Minnesota man, the treasure that was hiding away in the walls came in the form of the extremely rare Action Comics #1 issue, or the world’s first Superman comic. The…

 
 
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