Heritage Restoration, Inc.

About Us

Heritage Restoration, Inc. is a highly experienced team with a broad range of specialties. We offer construction services, general contracting and fine craftsmanship — all dedicated to maintaining your home’s beauty, function and charm.

From small repairs to large general contracting renovations, building assessments to inspections, window and door restoration to whole building energy efficiency, Heritage Restoration delivers the right combination to fit your needs.

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Robert Cagnetta began Heritage Restoration, Inc. in 2001 as a broad range construction and restoration service company; from general contracting, building maintenance, window restoration, to fine craftsmanship — all dedicated to preserving and enhancing a building’s beauty, function, efficiency, and charm.

Rob is a 1991 graduate of Roger Williams University’s Historic Preservation Program with a minor in Architecture.  He completed his apprenticeship  in 1994, and began the Institute for Preservation Training(IPT) with John Canham, a training and education program at Goodwill Industries of Rhode Island.  IPT completed numerous projects with the National Park Service, as well as hundreds of state historic sites and private homes around New England.

Rob has been the recipient of three RI State Historic Preservation Awards, two Doris Duke Preservation Awards, and a Providence Preservation Society award. Rob currently serves on the South Kingstown Zoning Board and writes periodically on for the South County Independent. He is also an adjunct professor in the Art, Architecture, and Historic Preservation Program at Roger Williams University.

Rob previously was the President of the Preservation Trades Network, on the building committee for Preserve Rhode Island and the Providence Preservation Society, the Advisory Committee for the Insurance Commissioner of RI, US Green Building Council Rhode Island Board, Greater Providence Workforce Development Board, and wrote a bi-monthly column for the Providence Journal Bulletin.