Specializing in historic preservation and construction of masonry structures

We are the historic masonry restoration experts who are trusted to work on some

of the nations most notable historic landmarks and buildings 

STONE RESTORATION

Bethlehem Church Damage
Bethlehem Church Damage

Bethlehem Church (circa 1845) in Broadway, VA. Damaged during the Civil War.

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Bethlehem Church damage close up
Bethlehem Church damage close up

Close up of damaged stone of Bethlehem Church in Broadway, VA.

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Bethlehem Church Completed
Bethlehem Church Completed

Completed front of Bethlehem Church (circa 1845) in Broadway, VA. Damaged during Civil War.

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Bethlehem Church Damage
Bethlehem Church Damage

Bethlehem Church (circa 1845) in Broadway, VA. Damaged during the Civil War.

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BRICK RESTORATION

Fort Pleasant
Fort Pleasant

Collapse of gable end of Fort Pleasant (circa 1790) in Old Fields, WV. Home listed on the National Registry of Historic Places

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Fort Pleasant, Old Fields, WV
Fort Pleasant, Old Fields, WV

Complete removal of gable end. Roof supported. Rebuild begins

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Fort Pleasant Completed
Fort Pleasant Completed

Gable end of Fort Pleasant, Old Fields, WV. completed. House listed on National Register of Historic Places.

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Fort Pleasant
Fort Pleasant

Collapse of gable end of Fort Pleasant (circa 1790) in Old Fields, WV. Home listed on the National Registry of Historic Places

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PLASTER & DAUBING

3-coat Lime Plaster at Cuckoo House
3-coat Lime Plaster at Cuckoo House

Historic Cuckoo House (circa 1819) three-coat lime plaster. Second coat covering scratch coat.

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Historic Cuckoo House Plaster
Historic Cuckoo House Plaster

Three coat lime plaster application at Historic Cuckoo House (circa 1819) Louisa County, VA.

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Completed chinking and daubing
Completed chinking and daubing

Historic Smith Cabin completed repair of chinking and daubing to reseal gaps between the logs

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3-coat Lime Plaster at Cuckoo House
3-coat Lime Plaster at Cuckoo House

Historic Cuckoo House (circa 1819) three-coat lime plaster. Second coat covering scratch coat.

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SPECIALTY SERVICES

Construction of stone columns
Construction of stone columns

New work of construction of stone columns

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New stone columns completed
New stone columns completed

New work.

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Rebuild of brick porch
Rebuild of brick porch

Residence in Winchester, VA. stabilization and rebuild of historic brick porch..

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Construction of stone columns
Construction of stone columns

New work of construction of stone columns

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We specialize in the use of historically accurate and compatible materials to accomplish repairs and rebuilds of all types of historic masonry including stone, brick, and traditional three coat lime plaster and daubing. We are also on the forefront of the emerging field of latex paint remediation.

 

In addition to our extensive knowledge of historic masonry we also offer masterful new masonry designs and execution.  Our lead craftsment have advanced certification and experiential knowledge in lead paint abatement, lime mortar applications and injections, Jahn mortar repairs, salt mitigation, latex paint removal and mineral paint application.

 

We also offer project management, historic preservation assessments, comprehensive scope of work reports, and architectural design and drawings. 

 

We are a CLASS A contractor.  We are a WOSB, WBE and SWaM certified company.  We work with architectural firms, foundations and preservationists, Federal, State and Local governments as well as private clients.