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Resources for House History Research in Des Moines

  Polk County Assessor                                                                     www.assess.co.polk.ia.us What you’ll find there: You can find an approximation of the year your house was built, but it’s often not very accurate. It’s Read More

Window Restoration

Preparations are underway for the Hands-On Intensive Window Restoration class!  David Wadsworth and crew are doing two “example” windows to demonstrate the process.  The class will also include Read More