“There is a critical shortage of heritage masonry repair professionals who perform small lime masonry repair and repointing jobs on the vast stock of older houses and commercial buildings across Canada and the United States.”
So, if you have a pretty piece that needs some TLC or updating, that you know is not a valuable piece, get creative with it. Using more then one fabric adds a new dimension to any piece.
You finally bought that house on the hill. You know that one. It’s ‘100-and-something’ years old. It has that steep roof and those weird, different-shaped shingles. It has that gingerbread in the eves and multi-pane windows with old-fashioned wooden storms. Part of the roof is wooden shingles. The ‘old guy’ used to live there and then his family put it on the market after he died.
New Edifice Guild Member | I keep my clients informed at every stage of the process and we work together to create the best solution to address the challenges and opportunities that arise in heritage restoration work. I will treat your home as if it were my own and the standard will always be the same — I will give you my BEST work.
Edifice Guild Approved | Chance Coombs is a heritage preservationist who specializes in window restoration and masonry.
Edifice Guild Approved | Sherlock Homes Carpentry | Custom Wood Doors, Custom Wood Windows and Storms… Stair restoration and repair… Wood floor restoration and repair.
New Edifice Guild Member | Cambridge & Ross… The Art Of Interior Design, The Craft Of Heritage Restoration
In this week’s episode of An Architectural Moment, we will dissect the Georgian Sash Window. We hope this will inspire you to keep and restore these fabulous pieces of architectural folk art that are the soul of your heritage home.