Where Can I Find Answers About My House?

Your Index to Answers About Your House

Adobe Pueblo style house in New Mexico
This adobe Pueblo style house in New Mexico has vigas, a flat roof with a rain spout, a porch supported with zapatas, and a heavy wooden door. Photo Morey Milbradt / Getty Images

What style is it? Who made it? When? And, why? Some mysteries will never be solved, but if the answers are out there, here are some places to look.

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