We’re Jordan and Barry, aka the Brownstone Boys!
We’re designers, DIY-ers, renovators, and restorers in Brooklyn, NY
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We’re Jordan and Barry, AKA the Brownstone Boys!
We’ve been slowly restoring our 130 year old Brooklyn Brownstone and sharing all about it. Some of the best real estate, renovation, and design advice that we have found has been on other helpful and creative blogs. So we decided to share our experiences as well. Now we help others design and restore their brownstone renovation projects big and small. We have found our true passion and pinch ourselves everyday that it’s also now our careers.Learn More
latest blog posts:
Vintage DIY Door(s)
Our favorite room in our home is our vintage inspired guest bathroom, and more specifically, our favorite feature in it is the vintage glass WC door. It’s a project we took on and we just can’t get enough of because we expanded our collection of them to 4 more with our recent speakeasy basement renovation….
What To Consider When Buying a Fixer Upper
Buying a home that needs work can give you the opportunity to design a space that works and looks exactly how you would like. You can choose the layout, pick the finishes, improve the functionality, and make a home that you and your family can enjoy to its fullest. When we set out on our…
SIMPLE STEPS FOR REPAIRING HOLES WITH 3M WALL REPAIR TOOLS
How to Get Professional Results Yourself with the 3M Wall Repair Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by 3M. We like to move our art around and change it out for new pieces regularly. So, we often end up with holes in the wall that we need to repair. Time to patch them up! We found…
Everything You Need to Know About Replacing Your Windows
Whether you have original windows or tragically cheap replacements like we do, there will come a time when you’ll need to replace them (or possibly restore them). It’s not something that is done very often so if you are going through it, chances are you have never before, and you may never again. So we…