From June 2008

New Construction: New Grandfather Clock, Part II

As we discussed in the last post, building and moving into a new construction home can be a wonderfully exciting undertaking. There is the satisfaction of knowing that you have chosen every detail that has gone into the house and that when you move in it will – structurally speaking – be everything that you …

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New Construction: New Grandfather Clock, Part I

Summer is here and for many people the warmer weather is the perfect time to make a move. And so, moving trucks are loaded, homes are purchased, and off we go to begin the renovation of another home in order to make it our own. For many of us, there is nothing quite as satisfying …

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Grandfather Clocks: Classic and Contemporary

Grandfather clocks are those classic pieces that have been around for generations – standing in the hallways, dining rooms, and family rooms of families for decades. The beauty of the grandfather clock has always been in its statuesque design – standing tall and proud as a room’s focal point. Those who purchase grandfather clocks do …

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Grandfather Clocks Live Up to Their History

Clocks themselves are one of the first human inventions; an invention that has obviously stood the test of time and since evolved to reflect the changing technology as well as the needs of consumers. Grandfather clocks – one of the variations of this invention – were first created in late 1600s, a product of an …

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Grandfather Clocks Set the Stage in Sophisticated Gatherings

Entertaining has always been one of the exciting parts of homeownership; we light candles, set tables, and prepare food and cocktails in the hopes of creating a special gathering that our guests will remember. This is the challenge of every host and a challenge that is met with great joy for those who truly love …

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Grandfather Clocks Perfect for Old Homes

Our homes were often ultimately chosen by us because they reflected our personalities and what we wanted from the house in which we would live and maybe raise a family. This picture is different for everyone; for some, a home is contemporary new construction that has been built according to their precise specifications; for others, …

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Grandfather Clocks Help Define Décor

As homeowners we are always looking for ways spice up our décor and provide a finished look that adds to the home overall. Of course, there are those essentials that help us pull it all together and one such element is a grandfather clock – a piece that has long stood in homes through the …

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Grandfather Clocks and You: Perfect Together

There are those pieces that are absolutely classic in any home, no matter what the style of the home in question. These pieces liven, brighten, and bring a semblance of order to any type of décor. And for this reason, they have often been around for a long period of time – used in homes …

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Shipping Factory Fresh Grandfather Clocks Overseas by Common Carrier

On shipping a boxed grandfather clock with a freight common carrier, from our experience, the biggest 3 potential problems to prevent are (a) the box-container falling, or (b) pressure-weight being put on-to the box-container from any side, especially above, or (c) the clock not being in an upright position, or on its “back” as a …

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Fill a Room with a Grandfather Clock

Whether you are working with a small room or a large room, the effort to design a room effectively – to make the best use of the space you have been provided – is the challenge for every homeowner. If you include too many pieces in the room it quickly becomes cluttered, include too little …

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