A beginner's guide to discovering the history of your house - Boreal Abode. Do you wonder what secrets your house hides? Every home has a story to tell. It’s just there — waiting for you to unravel it. You will learn how to decipher the secrets of your home. Let’s head into my beginner’s guide to discovering the fascinating tales of your home. Whether you live in a Victorian terrace, Edwardian semi or country cottage.