When you’re restoring an old home, there can be times when the task seems insurmountable. The more dilapidated the building is, the harder the road ahead can look. There are so many pitfalls and mistakes you need to avoid, so many ways the project can go wrong, that you’d be forgiven for just giving up. This would be a bad idea, though. Renovating a house can be one of the most rewarding projects you could possibly embark on, and you’d be doing yourself a serious disservice if you abandoned it.