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Question DetailsAsked on 4/9/2013

Where do I find company that work with Historical homes?

My home was built in 1898. My living room ceiling has cherubs in the center and rosettes around the borders. I don't want to loose them because they can't be replaced. I need someone who can repair the ceiling and maintain as much of the integrity of the cherubs as possible. The ceiling is about to fall in.

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Most contractors specializing in historical homes and buildings focus on their immediate regional area. Second Century Homes, for example, works in the Baltimore-Washington DC area and specializes in preservation projects similar to yours. You might also contact the Preservation Trades Network (www.ptn.org) for a referral.


What is your city or zip code? That information will allow specialists in your area to respond to your question. Best wishes for keeping the cherubs happy!

Answered 6 years ago by Second Century Homes

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In addition to PTN, you could ask around for recommendations at your local Historical Society, State ( or city if they have one) Historic Preservation Officer, and at any publicly accessible historic houses in your area. National Park Service may also be able to give you names of any contractors that work for them if they have any historic houses in your area.

Answered 6 years ago by LCD




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