Repair Resources

FCNA has curated some helpful DIY repair videos. If you're looking for referrals for a General Contractor who specialized in historic home repair, please contact the Indiana Landmarks Historical and Preservation Society.

DIY Repair Videos

Anatomy of an Old Window

Window Restoration

Repair Dry Rot in a Window Sill

Replace a Rotted Windowsill

Restore an Antique Door

Mortise Latch Repair & Maintenance

Fix Stripped Door Hinge Screw Holes

Repair a Rotted Porch Post

Repair Historic Siding

Patch Plaster Walls

Repair a Plaster and Lath Ceiling

Refinish a Claw-Foot Tub

Refinish Old Wood Floors

How to Match Historic Molding

15 Home Maintenance Tips

Find the Correct Wiring For a 3-way Switch