Category: Restoration

Benefits of kalamein doors and windows

Kalamein doors and windows were originally designed to be fire-resistant. While they do not meet modern fire standards and are no longer made for this purpose, metal-clad wooden doors provide several other advantages. These include:
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How and why kalamein doors were developed

Kalamein doors have been popular across all areas of construction since they were first introduced in the 1920s. What makes these metal-clad doors so in-demand, and how did this unique style of door fabrication start in the first place?
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Classic Architectural Styles with Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet metal fabrication is an important part of many architectural approaches. We, at Heather & Little Ltd., have been supplying quality architectural sheet metal to the construction industry ever since our founding in 1925. Sheet metal plays an important role in several styles and types of building projects. The architectural sheet metal components we supply […]
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How to Find Historic Building Restoration Contractors

Are you in search of historic building restoration contractors to assist you with a future project? If so, you will obviously be in search of contractors who you know will have that delicate touch necessary to handle the historical building with care and precision. You may be wondering where to find such adept contractors specializing […]
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Why Historic Building Restoration Is a Valuable Investment

There are so many benefits to historic building restoration and so many reasons why it is a valuable and worthwhile investment. Below, we highlight a few of these reasons and benefits so that you can make an informed decision regarding the project.  Historic Buildings Add Value and Interest to an Area  Historic buildings that are […]
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The Meaning Behind the Lady of Justice Statue

Artwork depicting the Lady of Justice statue, whether in the form of paintings, sculptures, coats of arms or metal statues, is found throughout the world. If you’re in North or South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Southern and Eastern Asia, and Australasia, you will likely see the Lady of Justice statue in courthouses, law […]
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5 Heritage Building Restoration Challenges

The historical and cultural significance of a heritage building is huge. As time passes and outside factors affect the building, however, it will wear down. In this case, a heritage building restoration is your best option. However, restoring a heritage building isn't as simple as putting a fresh coat of paint on the outside. You […]
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Historic Roof Restoration Materials

The amount of wear and tear that a building experiences over time often leaves certain parts deteriorated beyond repair. As such, properly completing most historic building restorations will require replacing some old building parts with new ones, and making sure the old and the new blend seamlessly. To ensure that the restoration is performed accurately, you need to use very specific […]
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Preservation Consulting

And if you are looking for a second opinion on your project or have a particularly complex issue that needs a fresh eye, we’re here for that too. Tackling tricky challenges is our specialty and we welcome the opportunity to provide consulting advice, with the same exacting attention to detail we bring to all our commissions.
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