Heritage Restoration, Inc.

Doors

Naturally Cool

The heat has come a lot sooner than expected and by certain predictions, it’s here to stay.  You can save money and resources by reducing cooling times and costs, as well as increasing efficiency and longevity of appliances.   Natural…

Dealing With Lead Paint

The game of maintaining a house has changed.  We have to take caution and be responsible for our actions.  There was a time where products were used for longevity and protection, despite their known hazards to people and the environment. …

Proper Painting Lasts Longer

The seasons have changed from miserable to warm sunshine, so our attention switches from inside to out.  Painting is back to the top of the list.  The realization of scraping and painting, again, starts to sink in.  Stop.  Before you…

Closing the Door On Drafts- Weather Stripping Options

Any suggestions on how I can reduce the draft from my doors? Doors are a particular problem because some are used every day and can allow a lot of air to pass through them. A 1/8-inch gap around a door…

Winterizing 101

Buildings are built.  Buildings are used.  Buildings are replaced.  This is the predominant societal perception of houses.  Yet repairing a house makes them sustainable, something worthy of passing off to the next generation.  As homeowners, we are left with the…