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6 Tips for Restoring Old Houses

Learn how you can preserve a piece of your family's history with this list of must-dos

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Photography: Miguel Nacianceno (Main Photo)

Do you still live in your family's ancestral house? If not, do you still visit it regularly? There are homeowners who choose to update the look of an old home with modern pieces and new structural details. However, it's best to keep in mind that restoring Filipino ancestral homes can be a bit tricky. 

Architect Rene Luis "Jojo" Mata, member of the Heritage Conservation Society shares these tips that can help you restore an old abode to its former glory.

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