Picking a finish for your WOOD DOOR/ historic new york city door

  analyze old paint chips and recreate an original color refer to historic color charts of your homes time period contact the landmarks society for help and or original documentation coordinate with established colors like roof , mortar and siding.     To many colors will complicate the house. Harmonize by selecting accent colors forContinue reading “Picking a finish for your WOOD DOOR/ historic new york city door”

Window Rot- Dutchmen’s and Window Restoration in New york

      Julien is chiseling out some rot and will dutchmen a piece of heart wood Pine into the cavity. He uses a three to one or four to one ratio on windows and doors. ( three times along the grain and one time across the grain) On a wooden Boat its twelve toContinue reading “Window Rot- Dutchmen’s and Window Restoration in New york”

Door and Window Restoration in New York Area

Restore your window sash because they fit your home. Because you like good craftsmanship and old growth dense woods. Because you like your antique glass. Because you want to open your windows and ventilate. Because you love a house with soul. Nothing will ruin the charm of an old home faster then ripping out theContinue reading “Door and Window Restoration in New York Area”