When pigeons recently flew out of a small hole in the ceiling of a cathedral in Valencia, Spain, restorers diligently went looking inside to check for damage. They found rather more than the usual assemblage of feathers, twigs, and string, for their cathedral's baroque dome was concealing a long-forgotten second ceiling—and this one contained a priceless Renaissance fresco. It's a fantastic find, and yet one that all home restorers, in their own small way, might aspire to. The notion of treasures and curiosities hidden within the very walls and ceilings around us is one that warms the hearts of crowbar-wielding home... More >>>