Jill LaVigne has owned her 1928 bungalow on South Third Street since 1993, but until a 2006 renovation, it was hard to keep it heated and cooled.
In fact, when Will Rainey moved into the house in 2000, there was only one window-unit air conditioner. The floor had holes, and plants grew between the floor planks.
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Cool House Tour
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
Tickets: $20, free kids 12 and younger
The guidebook is your ticket and available through tour day at Zinger Hardware, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd., Treehouse: The Smart Home Improvement Store, 4477 S. Lamar Blvd., and Saturday at Barton Creek Farmers’ Market, 2901 S.Capital of Texas Highway. Tickets will not be sold at the tour houses.