Heritage Restoration, Inc.

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Race to Bottom: Let the Buyer Beware

I have to say I am frustrated for all building owners. I know there are great craftspeople and honest contractors everywhere, although I am seeing less and less work done right. I call it “The Race to The Bottom”. This…

Painting Deserves Respect and Requires Experience

Painting is a trade without respect.  Anyone can paint, just not well.  Painting is the easiest part about painting, with about 80% prep.  But oh boy there are many ways to screw it up.  Painting can make great carpentry work…

Repairing Exterior Wood

All exterior wood fails eventually. If the wood is historic or a ten-year’s-old, the options are the same, but the choices affect longevity, performance and your wallet.  So before you slap on some wood putty, consider the options. There are…

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. …