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House of Antique Hardware

Restoration Hardware Accents For Your Home. High quality reproductions for Doors, Windows, Cabinets, House and Electrical Hardware.

Griffin & Wong Ltd

Griffin & Wong is an artisanal and traditional manufacturer of hand-painted silk wallpapers. The designs focus on Chinoiserie designs popular in the 18th and 19th Centuries in North America.

 

 

 

Old House Suppliers

Appliances

AntiqueAppliances.com - America's #1 source for restored antique and vintage stoves and refrigerators from the 1920's to the 1960's.

Antique Appliance Company of LA - Antique appliance restoration. Antique stoves and refrigerators from the era 1920's to early 1960's

Elmira Stoveworks - Whether you're looking for the warmth and elegance of the nineteenth century, or the fun, funky look of the "Fab Fifties", Elmira has vintage-styled appliances to suit your tastes, décor and cooking style. And you won't have to sacrifice convenience or performance…

Good Time Stove Co. - We sell only authentic, original and restored antiques, and pride ourselves on our knowledge about the histories and manufacturing of all the stoves we sell. We offer the broadest selection - over 500! - of antique heating stoves and cooking ranges dating from the 1830's through the 1930's. At any given time we have over 100 restored and finished stoves and cooking ranges on display in our showroom and museum.

Wood Stove - A complete source of information about wood stoves, wood heating, and accessories.

Antiques and Architectural Salvage

Architectural Old House Parts - Retail store buying and selling architectural salvage such as doors, windows, mantels, shutters, plumbing fixtures, lighting fixtures, lumber, hardware ,millwork, tools and ironwork. Front Royal, VA 540-636-7984 

B & C Antiques and Original Hardware - B & C Emporium Antiques and Original Hardware has thousands of pieces of original furniture, as well as: house hardware; doorknobs; plates; locks/window hardware; etc. They also carry vintage/antique restored lighting, parts, and pieces. We have a brick and mortar store front, as well as, a web site with approx 5-6,000 pc online.

Bathroom Machineries - Bathroom Machineries features a wide variety of fine antique and reproduction plumbing fixtures and accessories to enhance turn-of-the-century  decor.  Our special feature is the Lydia toilet, designed upon the Pacific toilet of the early 1900's.  These come in both high and low tank versions and have been newly engineered to flush at 1.28 gal.  We are dedicated to helping our customers restore and maintain historical integrity in the home. We are also the North American distributor for the fine English sanitaryware products of the Thomas Crapper Co./England.  We are dedicated to providing personal service and prompt delivery. In business since 1976, Bathroom  Machineries, a division of Domestic Environmental  Alternatives, is a well established specialty plumbing  and supply store.  We offer both online shopping at www.deabath.com and at our physical location, a 6,000ft. store located in a 1901 Oddfellows building, located at 495 Main Street, in the historic Mother Lode town of Murphys, California. 800-255-4426.

Black Diamond Building Products - Historic and reclaimed building products, heart pine flooring, slate.

Blue Ridge Heart Pine Floors - Blue Ridge Heart Pine Floors provides many choices of antique heart pine flooring for homeowners and builders. Our company prides itself in carefully reclaiming old woods to give opportunity for adding American history to your home. See our website for more information. Please call 276-733-2284 or email bob@blueridgeheartpinefloors.com for more information.

Carey and Son Vintage - We offer an assortment of restored and refurbished antique and vintage Arts & Crafts period lighting, specializing in porch lighting.  We will also restore your existing light fixtures.

CME Antique Light Fixtures A wonderful collection of genuine antique light fixtures.

E. D. Woods Lumber Co., Inc. - We supply antique and specialty wood products as flooring, siding, stair parts, carvings, furniture, log slabs, beams and barn wood as siding and flooring. We can replicate wooden architectural elements.

Fairview Glass - We specialize in historic windows and doors; we supply authentic antique window glass. All glass is salvaged not "restoration" glass. We also specialize in quality historical window and door restorations. When authenticity counts, call Fairview!

Harris House Antique Lighting - Carefully restored and rewired electric light fixtures for ceilings, walls, tables and floors from the late 1800s to the mid 1930s. We ship throughout North America.

Historic Flooring LLC - Historic Flooring specializes in reclaimed flooring produced from recycled wood.  The wood we use to produce these historic reclaimed floors was originally harvested anywhere from 100 to 300 years ago.  This antique wood has been reclaimed from old barns, mills and other antique structures and re-milled into historic flooring with a beautiful patina finish that cannot be matched by new.

Island Girl Salvage - Island Girl Salvage offers a variety of quality pre-1950s architectural salvage pieces at competitive prices in their 5,000 sq. ft. showroom. They also provide a "Search and Rescue" service that assists buyers in finding that special piece.

Keeper Barn Company - Keeper Barn has been reclaiming old buildings and materials for over thirty years. We provide original and custom post and beam frames from structures recovered across Vermont and New Hampshire, as well as brick, flooring, stone, and other materials.

Materials Unlimited - Materials Unlimited is a full service provider of antique furniture, antique architecturals and restored period lighting. Materials Unlimited guarantees the authenticity and quality of every piece of merchandise we sell. With over 30 years of experience, we bring a vast array of knowledge to this industry.

The Old Hardware Store- Housed in an 1879 stone building, specializes in authentic architectural and furniture hardware.  We have been in business for fourteen years in one of the oldest buildings on Main St, Halstead, Kansas.

Old Barn Reclaimed Wood & Antique Flooring - Old Barn Reclaimed Wood and Antique Flooring provides reclaimed timber and antique wood products including wide plank flooring, cabinet lumber, custom millwork, barn siding, antique dimensional lumber, and antique beams.

Richey Salvage and Demolition - Based out of Greensburg, Indiana, we use antique bricks from old school houses, old factories, and old houses. All of the brick is well over a hundred years old, and we have them already skidded and wrapped. Please feel free to visit our website, or email any questions to bobrichy427@gmail.com.

Robinsons Antiques - Original Antique Restoration Hardware, door hardware, door knob, furniture hardware, hinges, bells, antique door hardware, antique hinge, antique lock, restoration, pulls, hinges, latches, registers, & more Original parts from 1650-1925, Since 1967. Free Search, Free Matching Service.

Viridian Reclaimed Wood - Viridian Wood Products provides eco-friendly, unique and affordable reclaimed wood flooring, veneer, paneling, tables & counters.

Vintage Lighting and Fan Shoppe - We offer restored vintage lighting from the 1910's - 1930's. Our specialty is slip shade fixtures, chandeliers, sconce sets and matching sets of decorator lighting painted to complement victorian, art nouveau and art deco period interiors. We also offer vintage fans that are beautifully restored.

Whole Log Lumber - We specialize in antique pine flooring, antique oak flooring, and antique maple flooring. Offering quality and value with our solid guarantee. We also provide top quality antique paneling, stairs and stair parts, mantels, doors, cabinets and ceilings.

Building and Hardware Goods

American Tin Ceilings Co. - National supplier of tin ceilings in many patterns and colors with the lowest prices in the industry. Inventor of the SnapLock tin ceiling panel which eliminates much of the additional installation material and labor cost.

Antique Hardware & Home - Find over 5,000 hard-to-find home restoration items and gifts including: English telephone booths, antique Victorian bathroom faucets, wrought iron plumbing hardware, hard to find vintage hardware, claw foot tubs, vintage replica hardware, French coffee dispensers, hardware plumbing fittings, red British phone booths, vintage antique doorknobs, and much more.

Antique Lighting Victorian Lamps and Chandeliers - 19th Century American Lighting with an emphasis on Gas Chandeliers now wired, also, astral argand, sinumbra & kerosene lighting for a Victorian Home. 1820-1900.

Antique Hardscape Products - We specialize in antique hardscape material; turn of the century jumbo cobblestones (from a N.E. Mill) and Brick paving block used in the streets of the U.S. from the 1880's through the 1930s, granite block, slope curb and unique granite pieces.

Architectural Color Consultants - Working nationally since 1979 we offer custom designed color schemes through our famous mail order system. We work on historic homes and commercial buildings as well as all styles of buildings. We have work in all 50 states.

Architectural Ironmongery Ltd - Specialists in restoration hardware. Extensive range of period door and window ironmongery, security, bathroom and electrical fittings. Wide range of fittings in stock ideal for the renovation and repair of old houses.

Baltimore Floor Works - Baltimore Floor Works are Wholesale Suppliers in hardwood flooring, specializing in wide plank flooring. We carry a full line of installation & finishing supplies for the professional. We welcome the public to our showroom located in Westminster, MD. We carry re-claimed lumber which has been milled to our specifications. We are known as a valuable resource to the hardwood flooring restoration community.

Bastille Metal Works - Bastille Metal Works is the leading producer of custom cast zinc countertops and cast pewter countertops in the world. We also handcraft custom cast zinc range hoods, pewter range hoods, and furniture. Each unique project is designed with your individual choice of edge profile, metal, and finish.

Bathroom Machineries - Bathroom Machineries features a wide variety of fine antique and reproduction plumbing fixtures and accessories to enhance turn-of-the-century  decor.  Our special feature is the Lydia toilet, designed upon the Pacific toilet of the early 1900's.  These come in both high and low tank versions and have been newly engineered to flush at 1.28 gal.  We are dedicated to helping our customers restore and maintain historical integrity in the home. We are also the North American distributor for the fine English sanitaryware products of the Thomas Crapper Co./England.  We are dedicated to providing personal service and prompt delivery. In business since 1976, Bathroom  Machineries, a division of Domestic Environmental  Alternatives, is a well established specialty plumbing  and supply store.  We offer both online shopping at www.deabath.com and at our physical location, a 6,000ft. store located in a 1901 Oddfellows building, located at 495 Main Street, in the historic Mother Lode town of Murphys, California.  800-255-4426.

Beaux-Artes, Ltd. - Beaux-Artes manufactures the largest line of historic heating and air conditioning wall and ceiling grilles available anywhere, as well as a line of medallions for recessed lights which turn recessed lights into historic period lighting

Bendheim Restoration Glass -Bendheim is the exclusive North American importer of authentic Restoration Glass. This special mouth-blown glass exhibits the mild waviness and occasional air bubble characteristic of true antique window glass, making it ideal for historically accurate restorations and period-style reproductions. Restoration Glass is found in the White House, Mount Vernon, and Monticello.  

Brian Greer's Tin Ceilings - Manufacturer of Tin Ceilings and Tin Ceiling products, with over 40 years experience in the metal business! The Highest Quality and Quantity in stock for Immediate delivery! Our Tin Ceiling tiles are historically correct, made as they were over 100 years ago! Our Easy-to-Install Panels have been used in homes, restaurants, night clubs, bars, offices, stores, schools, churches and many other locations. Create your own Tin Ceiling design! Choose from our various Panel, Filler, Noseing, Molding and Cornice Designs. We also have a wide selection of Medallion designs, Specialty and Custom Items.

Ceiling Tiles Experts - There's one thing you must know about CeilingTilesExpert.com: we want you to understand everything you need to know before purchasing decorative ceiling tiles, regardless of the project. We have many vintage tiles that will make any restoration of a heritage home seamless.

ChimneyPot.com - As the world’s largest supplier of clay chimney pots, we can offer you great prices on new, antique, dragon and custom chimney pots from every major manufacturer around the world. We stock over 1,300 clay chimney pots in a wide variety of styles, sizes, and finishes, with prices starting around $300. At ChimneyPot.com, we have the expertise to help you find the right chimney pot to fit every architectural need.

ClassicClawfoottubs.com - We specialize in vintage reproduction clawfoot bathtubs, bath tub faucets, fixtures, and clawfoot bathtub hardware. We also offer free shipping on all orders (including tubs!).

ClawfootClassics.com - This site is designed to simplify the selection of clawfoot tubs and related plumbing while offering a wide selection product from quality manufacturers and superior customer support. ClawfootClassics.com offers acrylic and cast iron clawfoot tubs, clawfoot tub faucets and plumbing, clawfoot tub shower enclosures, and accessories.

Clawfoot Supply - Nostalgic supplier of reproduction clawfoot tubs, pedestal sinks, shower rings and rods, faucets, fixtures and more.

Climate Seal - An interior storm window system created specifically for the historical community. In fact, many local, state and federal historical agencies, including the National Park Service have granted use of our storm window product because the Climate Seal is exclusively an interior mounted product and the aesthetic impact to the exterior is eliminated. All agree that the Climate Seal's slim 3/4" wide vinyl frame and discreet attachment system options make for a perfect fit and look.

The Colonial Homes Connection - Lots of appropriate restoration and decoration items for colonial revival styles. Custom museum quality wood and metal registers a specialty.

Crown City Hardware - At Crown City Hardware you will discover many pieces of unique, hard-to-find restoration and antique hardware that make one of the biggest differences in turning your house into a truly special home.

Cunningham Lumber - Specialty woods for Restoration. Long-leaf pine, barn wood, pine flooring, and many other high-quality specialty woods for restoration projects of all sizes.

Dead Oak Saw Mill - Reclaimed and salvaged timber and lumber re-sawn, re-milled and ready for reuse: flooring, furniture stock, construction grade, paneling and trim. Species: dead oak, dying oak, antique oak, walnut, cherry, elm, babinga, wenge, long leaf yellow pine, chestnut, ebony, and other rare salvaged woods from around the world.

Decorative Ceiling Tiles - Great source for Real and Faux Tin Ceiling Tiles and installation information.

Dyn Collector Heads - Manufacturer of copper and aluminum Conductor Heads, (also known as Collector, leader, and Scupper heads or boxes) to add architectural appeal to your homes gutter systems downspouts.

Demsal Enterprises - Property Cleanup and demolition of old and/or condemned Homes/structures. All types/sizes of reclaimed lumber/timbers/cabinets. We also have Electrical,Plumbing,General hardwares and fixtures. Our inventory changes constantly. Please contact us at demsalent@yahoo.com.

East Tennessee Building Supply - Supplier of quality interior and exterior wood sidings and mouldings as well as solid interior and exterior wooden doors and windows. We also carry a huge selection of wide plank flooring. Free estimates, shipping on most items within 2-3 business days. 

Gambrel Acres Period Antique Windows - Gambrel Acres has been reproducing Period Style Antique Windows throughout New England for nearly 30 years. We use true Antique glass as well as modern glass. All sash is tru divided lite and hardwood, unless specified. All sizes, shapes and configurations are available. Windows are reproduced to your existing openings. We also build complete set up units ready to install. One sash to a hundred and one, with special savings on quantity orders. East Killingly, CT. 860-774-3047 

Ghosh Exim - Offering a wide range of Copper Flower Vase, Brass Flower Vase, Copper Tissue Box, Copper Bathtub, Brass Planter, Copper Sinks, Copper Kitchen Sinks, Copper Sinks, Copper Lamp Shade, etc.

Glass Art Atelier - We specialize in leaded stained glass windows repair and/ or made to new design specifications. Hand beveled glass, frosted glass and carved glass for windows, sidelights, transoms, skylights and domes. Paris, VA. 540 454 2349

Guthrie Hill Hardware - We offer an extensive line of exterior hardware. We are a team of artists, blacksmiths and engineers that have decades of experience with hardware for exterior shutters, gates, garages and barns. The hand-made line of shutter hardware has a look and feel you will enjoy for generations. The hammered hinges and tie backs have details hand forged by skilled blacksmiths.

HardToFindHouseParts.com - Specializing in vintage American hardware and lighting.

Hardware Renaissance - Offers the finest in both true hand forged and solid cast bronze hardware. The designs include classic European, Spanish, and American Colonial and Italian contemporary. For architecture ranging from Western rustic to ultra contemporary, the styles and quality are unsurpassed.

Heart Pine - Offering river-recovered heart pine and heart cypress, reclaimed from southern riverbeds where these premium-quality restoration woods sank a century ago. River-recovered heart pine is 100% heartwood, stronger, more durable and prettier than other newer growth timbers. Flooring, trim, paneling, lumber, stair parts, and mantels are available in standard or custom dimensions.

The Hearth Collection - Founded in 1957, The Hearth Collection is your online source for the world's finest fireplace furnishings, fireplace toolsets, andirons, fireplace screens, chenets, fenders, log bins, and more.

HeatRegisters.com - Heat registers and cold air returns in a large variety of styles, some interpretive and others historic reproductions. Custom work including oddball dimensions and borders welcome.

Historic Housefitters Co., Inc. - Historic Housefitters Co. specializes in authentic, hand forged iron hardware and lighting. Products include: thumblatches, mortise lock sets, H & HL hinges, strap hinges, fireplace and hearth cooking tools. Lighting is replicated in the early 18th century style using fine metals such as copper, brass and tin. All made by American craftsmen.

Historic Shed - Historic Shed creates custom designed and built garden sheds, cottages and detached garages that complement historic homes. We also offer wood window screens, traditional screen doors, foundation lattice and other hard to find products for your old house.

The House Number Connection - Custom made and/or stock house numbers in all the traditional architectural styles but also including art deco and atomic age. Also, a number of more obscure styles are featured.

The House Number Lab - The House Number Lab is the only online source for historically accurate, hand crafted, 22k gold transom house numbers. They offer a variety of fonts and gildings suitable for any budget.

Illumra - Unique battery-free wireless light switch helps preserve structural and historic integrity by eliminating the need to run wires to switch locations. Use to add switches to pull chain lights, 3-way switching for hallways or stairs. High quality wireless switch is powered by the motion of the switch press and works without a battery, designed to operate reliably for over 20 years.

Iron Accents - Fun and fashionable, our wrought iron furniture, metal beds, and ornamental iron accents will furnish every room in your home with stunning style and handcrafted artistry. A rustic metal plaque, dramatically adorning your garden wall, a hand-forged wrought iron bed, as striking as it is sentimental. Classic iron accents, adding pizzazz to your fireplace mantel or wall. Hand forged for uniqueness, quality wrought iron accents and metal furniture provide a distinctive touch that you'll cherish for a lifetime.

It’s Exciting Lighting -Introduce unique beautiful lighting into your home or business with the ease of hanging a picture. These wireless wall sconces combine style, convenience and flexibility, allowing decorative creativity and practicality to shine in any room

Just-For-Copper™ - Solderless Copper Bonding provides a cold weld between rigid copper pipe and copper fittings and connectors. It is as permanent and durable as a hot solder weld, and is an innovative solution to the time consuming and potentially dangerous hot soldering method of connecting rigid copper pipe to connectors and fittings.

Kellogg Hardwoods Wide Plank Flooring - Kellogg Hardwood Lumber is a leading supplier of custom wide plank flooring, along with custom moulding. Wide variety of woods available, and flooring is custom-made in the Kellogg facility in Bethel, Connecticut. Can ship all over U.S.

Leatherwood, Inc. - Leatherwood, Inc. has been providing world class historic building restorations and sympathetic historic replications for over 25 years. Leatherwood's resume includes important works such as The First Hermitage, Carnton Plantation, Mobile Bay Lighthouse, and the Tennessee State Capital plus a distinguished list of private historic residences. Leatherwood also provides a wide range of vintage building materials including hand hewn beams, hand made brick, vintage logs, hewn stone, and architectural antiques.

Limeworks.us - LimeWorks.us is a full-service supply company committed to providing the resources you need for performing professional historic masonry restoration and to build sustainable structures.

Little Wolf Copper & Lighting Inc.. -Hand made copper lighting.  Specializing in customized outdoor lighting.  All lanterns are built to order, allowing you to have the exact lantern you desire.  Available in several sizes as post mounts, wall mounts or hanging versions, giving you the ability to have a common theme.

LookInTheAttic & Company, Inc. - Restoration Hardware For Your Historic Home. Quality and Period Accurate Antique Reproductions for Doors, Cabinets, House and Electrical Hardware.

McLean Woods - Offers the finest in handcrafted entrances, interior doors, gates, and hand forged hardware. Wheth er you require the beauty of antiquity or contemporary styles, McLean Woods provides an unsurpassed level of quality.

M-Boss Inc Tin Ceilings - M-Boss Inc, a Tin Ceilings, Cornice & Backsplash manufacturer, specializes in antique reproductions and period-inspired designs. They have a wide selection of over 120 patterns and 11 standard finishes available or can create/recreate something special for you. Available in Nail-Ups & Lay-in sizes.

Metal Ceiling Express - #1 supplier of tin ceilings in 32 patterns with the lowest prices in the industry. Patented Snap-Grid tin ceiling system which eliminates much of the additional installation material and labor cost. Snap-Grid installs directly to drywall.

North Prairie Tileworks, Inc. - North Prairie Tileworks has been making custom ceramic tile since 1992. We specialize in Victorian and Arts & Crafts tile glazes and tiles. We have a glaze library of over 1,500 glazes with an emphasis upon batch kiln tile. Our primary focus is upon single color tiles and historical tiles.

Oak Park Home and Hardware - Oak Park Home & Hardware specializes in lighting products in the spirit of Arts & Crafts, Mission, Prairie, Bungalow, English Tudor, Tudor Manor, and Spanish Revival styles.

Old House Parts - Old House Parts focuses on 18th, 19th and early 20th century restoration and home improvement supplies like French doors, antique windows, antique doors and other construction materials for exterior and interior design. They offer these timeless materials to those seeking authentic old house parts and can help you add some historical interest to your next interior design or home improvement project!

Old School Plumbing - At Old School Plumbing We have a 4500 sq. ft working antique plumbing and heating shop. Over the past 15 years I have been buying old plumbing parts so I can assist homeowners in fixing what I think is the biggest drawback to most restorations. Come check out our gallery of parts and restoration jobs!

Old Village Paint - AUTHENTIC COLOURS crafted by masters of 18th and 19th Century color fidelity - fifth generation paint makers. The Old Village paint craftsmen create the authentic colors that simply cannot be matched by a mass production process or by guessing and mixing. Old Village Paints are of superb quality, using natural earth pigments from around the world, as well as the heartland of America. As seen on The History Channel.

Pacific Columns - Pacific Columns is a leading provider of interior/exterior architectural products. Using the finest materials to craft superior products, Pacific Columns is undoubtedly matchless in customization, variety, and quality.

Paul's Place Architectural Salvage and Antique Lighting - Paul's Place has over two acres of reclaimed flooring, siding, casements, molding, mantels, iron gates and rails, windows, doors, columns, hardware, brick and slate. Our storefront features a restoration studio and a vast display of restored antique lighting.

Pedestal Sinks - Choose from a large selection of pedestal sinks made from vitreous china or tempered glass; get pedestal sink information, design ideas and installation tips all right here.

Phoenix Lock - Established in 1873, Phoenix Lock is a manufacturer of brass hinges, catches, fasteners, finials, hooks and other brass hardware for the restoration and marine industry. All products are made at our foundry in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Pioneer Glass -Pioneer Glass offers restoration glass, otherwise known as antique glass, in many shapes and forms. Restoration and antique glass emulates the waviness and occasional air bubbles that are part of true antique window glass. For people in historic homes, this type of glass is ideal for windows in particular, to keep with the character of the home. Antique glass can also be used in elements of period-style reproductions. Manufactured at the turn of the 20th century, Pioneer Glass offers Schott Glass; based on historical window glasses from a variety of different eras.

Potter Art Metal Studios - We are an all custom metal manufacturer, working in a wide variety of metals and products. We have been in business in excess of 85 years, by the same family. Since we build everything custom, to order, we have no standard product line. One of our major specialties is lighting, electric and gas. We can build historical replicas of just about anything iron, including lighting; lanterns, chandeliers and sconces, stair railing, gates, fireplace screens, doors, windows, beds, awnings, brackets and anything else you can think of. We have a large amount of resources available in our showroom, as well as the abilities to design as necessary. We are UL certified. We look forward to assisting you.

Renovation Hardware & Decorative Home Accessories - Plumbing, Furniture, Lighting with Over 20,000 Home Items Online with Monthly & Weekly Specials.

Restoration Hardware - Furniture - Bed & Bath from Restoration Hardware, furniture of lasting value, classic design and imbued all with a brand that speaks to superb taste and a free spirited individuality.

Roofdx Coatings - Coating finish manufactured with copper flakes.  Coatings to mimic gold-leaf and lead coated copper.  Cured samples available upon request. 610-941-105

The Rustic Homes Connection - Historic lodge, cabin, and ranch decor items with an emphasis on hardware and lighting. 73 product categories.

San Diego Sash Company - San Diego Sash Company specializes in recreating wood windows for historic homes and buildings. We use traditional methods and use original machinery we ensure every window frame and sash is meticulously replicated to preserve the integrity of the building's architectural style.

Shop 4 Classics - Shop 4 Classics offers antique reproduction clawfoot tubs, faucets, shower enclosures, door hardware, and more for old homes.

Sila Heating & Air Conditioning - specializes in the installation of high velocity air conditioning. The system was designed to retrofit older homes built without ductwork. It is a non-invasive installation process that preserves the aesthetics of the historic home.

Simmonds Woodturning - Hand turned wood porch posts, newels, large dia. table legs, kitchen island legs and historical reproductions.

Simply Bathtubs - Offering a wide selection of traditional and antique bathtubs, walk in bathtubs, whirlpool bathtubs, claw foot tubs, corner bathtubs, acrylic bathtubs, cast iron tubs and free standing bathtubs. FREE shipping in the continental U.S.!

Standard Tinsmith Tin Ceilings - Standard Tinsmith, established in 1914, has firmly established itself as a pioneer and a leader in the sheet metal and HVAC industry. They also are a premier provider of tin ceiling panels and other tin products great for architectural and decorating needs.

Subway Ceramics - Subway Ceramics is a producer and distributor of historically authentic subway tile. The details are what we now value in the true period style. The classic subway tile is but one detail. A detail for you, and a mission for Subway Ceramics. Our Mission: To produce a collection of historically authentic subway tile, reproduction moldings and ceramic accessories to maintain the original, period character and craftsmanship in the tile work of your old house.

Three Maples Trading Company - Three Maples Trading Company is a distributor of fine, handmade, hardware. We specialize in Colonial period restoration hardware.  Hardware that is suitable for restoration of authentic period homes or improvement and decoration of new homes, to give that ageless quality of period homes. All of the hardware stocked is Hand-Made, Blackened and coated with Beeswax to provide corrosion protection, just as it was done 300 years ago. We supply Hinges, "H", "HL", Tee, and Strap. Door Knockers, Knobs and Pulls, Suffolk Latches, Hooks, and many other items. All are available in Bean or Spear cusp designs, and in many sizes.

Timberlane, Inc. - Timberlane manufactures the world's finest exterior shutters and hand-forged shutter hardware. Timberlane shutters are available in three materials: Western Red Cedar – for tradition and natural beauty, Honduras Mahogany – a luxurious wood that looks beautiful stained or painted and maintenance-free Endurian – a 21st century approach to the classic exterior wood shutter. Endurian shutters look exactly like their wood counterparts but will not rot and are totally resistant to insects.

The Victorian Homes Connection - Just about everything a person would need to decorate a Victorian Home...from authentic reproduction lighting to cast bronze grilles.

Vintage Hardware and Lighting - Vintage Hardware & Lighting manufactures and distributes reproduction antique lighting and hardware for home and commercial use. We produce indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures and cabinet & home hardware. We offer items in Victorian, Rococo, Deco and Arts & Crafts styles.

Vintagetub.com - Vintage Tub & Bath is a family-run, full service reproduction bathroom supply company based in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. We are the premier source for new clawfoot tubs, plumbing fixtures, and vintage bath accessories! Whether you are looking for a cast iron clawfoot bathtub or an acrylic tub, we have everything you need to outfit your bathroom. We offer free shipping on all items including acrylic whirlpool claw foot tubs, tub fillers, shower enclosures and curtains, pedestal and console sinks, pull chain toilets, mirrors, medicine cabinets, towel warmers, and much, much more. Our staff works diligently to provide you with the best possible service and products.

Williamsburg Blacksmiths - Antique reproductions of decorative early American wrought iron hardware forged in Williamsburg for three generations. Colonial restoration hardware, fire tools, lights, lanterns, weather vanes and home accessories.

Windsor Restoration and Decorative Painting - We do fine carpentry, custom stair work, and renovations. We also do decorative and faux painting.

Customized Products

AliciaTappDesigns Images on Tiles - I can transfer fine art, vintage labels and personal photographs onto marble or ceramic tiles to create tile murals, or individual tiles for a wall display.

Archive Edition Arts and Crafts Textiles - We have a wide range of woven textiles in Arts and Crafts designs and colors.  Sold by the yard as well as in Table Runners, Pillows, Curtain panels and placemats. Woven in the finest mills in the world from U.S., Belgium and Italy, Archive Edition textiles are available for your special orders and home projects. We make and ship anything you can create with a fabric. Please call us to make your home dreams come to life!

Atlas Signs and Plaques - creates custom personalized plaques with the look of foundry-cast by coating man-made materials with real metal. Great looking, lower cost, happy homeowner! Atlas Signs and Plaques specializes in address and welcome plaques designed specifically for old houses. Whether your style is Craftsman, Arts and Crafts, Bungalow, Victorian, Prairie, Mid Century, or Atomic, Atlas can help make your renovation stand out in the neighborhood.

The American Craftsman Corporation - We offer a large selection of exceptional quality, unique Copper Products. We specialize in custom hand-made architectural copper sheet metal products for the contractor or homeowner. We offer custom chimney caps, dormer roof vents, gable end vents, custom range hoods, custom cast brass downspout brackets, custom copper downspouts, hand-hammered copper sculptures and weathervanes, custom solid copper cupolas, copper roofing shingles, and hand-hammered copper sinks and copper bathtubs. If it's copper, we can probably make it!

Architectural Iron Company - Architectural Iron Company, Award Winning Restoration and Reproductions of Period Ironwork, Standard and Custom Castings, Computerized Cutting Services, Custom Fabrications.

Blackwell's Stained & Leaded Glass - Blackwell's is a Stained Glass Studio specializing in restoration, repair and new fabrication of stained glass panels. True to the Arts and Crafts tradition, Blackwell’s Stained & Leaded Glass is opposed to any means of mass production when it comes to the fabrication of stained glass windows. We are singularly dedicated to creating decorative windows that will delight and endure for generations.

Canvasworks Floorcloths - Canvasworks has been creating beautiful customized floorcloths for homes and museums throughout North America for over 14 years. Each piece is made individually at the artist's 19th century farmhouse studio.

Classic Mantels - Want to have the extensive range of Handcarft Marble Fireplaces or wood Fireplaces, just contact us.

Cushion Source - Cushion Source is a leading online supplier of high quality, custom made replacement cushions for indoor and outdoor furniture. In addition, you'll find the largest selection of fabrics to choose from, letting each consumer easily create and customize what will soon become the best seat in the house.

Designs In Tile - An Art Tile Studio specializing in custom, historic-styled tile -- both reproductions and adaptations inspired by many historic styles and designs.

Grand Light Restoration and Custom Lighting - Grand Light is an experienced restorer of historic lighting fixtures and a manufacturer of custom lighting fixtures. We maintain discriminating concern for preserving historic lighting and architectural designs of all types when incorporating newly developed light sources.

Griffin & Wong Ltd - Griffin & Wong is an artisanal and traditional manufacturer of hand-painted silk wallpapers. The designs focus on Chinoiserie designs popular in the 18th and 19th Centuries in North America.

Historic Invisible Storm Windows - We custom make storm windows in any shape (including bowed). Our low profile makes it possible to enjoy the benefits of a storm window without taking away from the character of your existing window. Shipped anywhere in the United states. Milford, OH, 513-891-7858

Historical Wallpaper Patterns - Wynter Interiors Inc is an award winning full service interior design firm and designer wallpaper retailer located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We have a vast library of historical wall coverings. Using the original historic methods of printing wallpapers, our suppliers are a primary source for authentic period wallpapers, having supplied wallpapers for many historic houses, including the White House and Buckingham Palace; we offer a  unique breadth of authentic styles with the best materials available.  Through us you can have access to crisply embossed pure papers, original vinyls, modern vinyls and super tough textile reinforced papers.  Our supplier archives consists of approximately 350 screen print designs, 1,800 block print designs and a massive quantity of original drawings and wallpapers. These archives includes some of the most important historical wallpaper designs in the world. 1-855-426-7100  or sales@wynterinteriors.com

House Portraits By Diana - Customized home portraits, from pictures, done in watercolors primarily. I can use other artistic methods such as oils, pen and ink, pencil, and charcoal for private parties--such as realtors and builders, as well.

Kestrel Shutters & Doors - Since 1989 we have been a global supplier of the finest custom made interior and exterior shutters, closet doors and interior doors.  We offer both historic reproductions and standard designs.  All are available custom sized in a variety of wood species and are built using traditional pegged, mortise and tenon joinery.

Restoration Fabrics & Trims, LLC. - Period-appropriate new and vintage fabrics and trims for historic homes from the 17th through mid-20th centuries with a particular emphasis on Arts & Crafts and Victorian era interiors. Exclusive to-the-trade only decorator designer fabrics, trims and wallpapers at below-wholesale discount warehouse prices. Consultations available.

Shoptin Historic Lighting - Period Site Specific Lighting designed to accommodate the National Register, Department of Interior-CFR-67.4 Certifications of historic significance- by serving to elevate requirements for: interior features, and adaptive use for structures dating from 18th C to Early 20th C.

Sunsmith Stained Glass - Sunsmith Stained Glassworks is ready to supply your needs in custom stained and art glass, regardless of whether they are for a new custom designed and built window, commercial or church project or repairs to existing construction.

Vande Hey Raleigh - Vande Hey Raleigh prides itself on being the number one custom tile company in the world. Architects and owners have consistently given the company accolades for not only our unique designs and colors but also the attention and detail we give to each and every one of their clients. At Vande Hey Raleigh we consider every roof that we create a work of art.

Window Improvement Masters. - Window Improvement Masters is northern New England's first licensed manufacturer and distributor of the patented Advanced Energy Panel, an alternative to replacement windows. It is an affordable and energy efficient interior window insulation product of exceptionally high transparency, quality and durabality. Advanced Energy Panels are ideal for historic structures as they allow you to preserve the original window and view while dramatically improving energy efficiency at a fraction of the cost of replacement windows.

Woodland Glass Arts Ltd. - Reproductions of antique and victorian etched door glass and windows. Custom sized to fit your door opening. Many styles available all made from original old glass and now all on tempered glass.

Furniture and Furnishings

Amighini Architectural - Antique Salvage from Amighini Architectural. Over 500 architectural antique pieces from various periods and styles, imported from Europe dating from late 1800s to early 1900s available from both our Anaheim, CA location and our Jersey City, NJ warehouse. We ship world wide.

Antique Reproduction Clocks and Repair - We sell and fix Antique Reproduction clocks. We have grandmother and grandfather clocks like in the Henry Ford Museum.

Carolina Discount Furniture - Quality name brand furniture at truly discounted prices from High Point NC. Specializing in closeouts.

Carolina Rustica - Fine hand-crafted iron and wood furniture direct from American manufacturers. Specializing in iron beds, bakers racks, bar stools, and dining tables, our collection features furnishings and accents for indoors and out.

The Cedar Station - Offering a wide variety of outdoor furniture items including patio sets, patio tables, benches, picnic tables, adirondack chairs, and much more.

The Craftsman Home - The Craftsman Home is located in the heart of the Berkeley/Oakland California craftsman bungalow neighborhoods. We offer a full selection of home furnishings in the craftsman style. Here you will find furniture both antique and new, carpets, pottery, lighting, textiles, and fine art. Our in house design service will help you create the interior of your dreams. Please come visit us in the San Francisco Bay area.

Daddy Van's All Natural Beeswax Furniture Polish - Who can use Daddy Van's? Everyone who wants to give the wood in their home the best care possible. Daddy Van's will clean, nourish and protect fine furniture, kitchen cabinets, built-ins, wood accents and accessories, butcher block countertops, wood paneling... the applications are endless.

eFurnitureHouse.com - Bedroom to suit any lifestyle and any type of home. A wide variety of types and styles of furniture--beds, stools, lighting, and much more.

Fifteen Ten Antiques - Established in 1998, Fifteen Ten Antiques features over 3,500 square feet of merchandise from the 1800's to mid-20th century in one of Charlotte's most historic shopping districts, brought in weekly from over 20 buyers.

Fine Artist Made - Husband and wife design/build team, Patrick Mealey and Joyce Jackson, fashion one-of-a-kind, quality furniture, kitchens, and baths.

Horizon Custom Homes - Furniture delivered to your door in the American and English classic wood crafting styles from the Arts and Crafts period of the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

Jeremiah Martin: Custom Furniture - Specializes in creative design styles for Craftsman/Mission Style Furniture. My pieces are custom made to the customers specifications, with free design consultation, to match the customers needs.

A Junkin Gypsy - Rejuvenate your space or special piece of furniture. I even Gypsyfy your travel trailer! I have true solutions for reinventing your space using your own stuff.

Latourdefer.com - Offers wrought iron furniture, mosaic tables, iron beds, bar stools, home and garden accessories.

Makers Handcrafted Bespoke Furniture - Beautifully handcrafted solid wood and upholstered furniture for the home and garden.

Martha M. House Furniture - Victorian & French Furniture Reproductions and Accessories Since 1954. Step back in time with Southern Heirlooms from Martha M. House. Catalog Available. Martha McLendon House is the sister of Carlton McLendon, the founder of the Victorian Reproduction industry in Montgomery.

The Mission Motif - Georgia's only home furnishing store that is focused exclusively on the Arts & Crafts, Craftsman, and Mission Style. We offer mission furniture, lighting, rugs, pottery, fine art, and much more. Our in house design service is available to help you create your bungalow dream.

Mission Style Furniture Gallery - A community of contemporary artists, artisans, and craftspeople selling high quality Arts & Crafts style mission furniture, pottery, lighting and accessories. At the Mission Style Gallery, sellers can set up a shop or advertise and buyers can search the database to find high quality, contemporary Stickley style Arts and Crafts items for the home.

Mission Style Furniture Online - Looking for old world furniture to complete your old house? We provide mission style furniture & arts and crafts furniture from top manufacturers.

Modern Bungalow - Modern Bungalow is Colorado's only home furnishings store specializing exclusively in the Craftsman, Arts & Crafts and Mission styles. We offer an exceptional collection of furniture, lighting, accessories and floor coverings from a wide range of modern-day American artisans.

D. C. Nauman, Chairmaker & Cabinetmaker - Fine reproduction chairs, furniture, and woodwork; antique furniture repair and restoration.

The Period House -  American Period Furniture, lighting, and rugs for Early American Home styles featuring handcrafted 18th & 19th century colonial and Shaker furniture, Shaker Peg Rails, Wall Cupboards, Dining Tables, chandeliers, table lamps, Old Village Paint, and period appropriate hardware.

R Furniture - R Furniture™ manufactures old world, gothic and renaissance style revival furniture.

SelectRugs.com - Top rug brands at discount prices. Area Rugs from Shaw Rugs, Surya Rugs, College Rugs, Sphinx Area Rugs, and many more. Find rugs to compliment any period style home.

Victorian Furniture Company - We offer furniture inspired by the timeless beauty of a by gone era with easy and secure online ordering. Choosing fabrics and finishes have never been easier with our user friendly website. We have a large selection of beautiful Victorian and French Furniture at savings of up to 60% off Comparable Retail. Let Victorian Furniture Company take you back in time and make your home an elegant show palace.

Vintage Fans L.L.C. - Vintage Fans, L.L.C. specializes in the restoration and sale of antique and vintage ceiling and desk fans that were manufactured in the U.S. from the 1890s-1950s. Our professionally restored antique electric fans will supply an authentic and functional design element to any historic home or building renovation.

YesterTec Design Company - YesterTec designs and manufactures Kitchen Workstation Furniture (instead of cabinets). All appliances, including the "hot" ones like electric ovens and cooktops, can be safely concealed inside beautiful super-efficient pieces of furniture using patented, UL Listed technology. Perfect for "Period" style designs because the modern appliances do not spoil the integrity of the design. Remember, kitchens were furnished long before built-in cabinetry arrived on the scene! 

Custom Millwork

Antique & Vintage Woods of America - Antique & Vintage Woods of America, Ltd. (AVW)serves the people in the community who are most interested and concerned with the "Green Earth Concept." It's major goal is to salvage and reclaim building materials of historical significance and incorporate them into new and restorative construction for the architect, designer, contractor and the homeowner.

Architectural Details and Fiberglass Columns - Worthington Millwork offers the finest quality architectural details, shipped ready for residential and commercial installation.

Cumberland Woodcraft Company - The premier site for Victorian and country home decor from the oldest and largest supplier of hand-crafted millwork. Their expanded line of products includes screen doors, porch trim, corbels, brackets, moldings, appliques, ceiling medallions, wall niches, hand-painted decorative boxes and chests, wallpaper and embossed wall coverings.

E. D. Woods Lumber Co., Inc. - We supply antique and specialty wood products as flooring, siding, stair parts, carvings, furniture, log slabs, beams and barn wood as siding and flooring. We can replicate wooden architectural elements.

English Fireplaces - English Fireplaces has a range of beautifully hand carved period fireplaces and fire surrounds at affordable prices.

Estate Millwork, Inc. - We are a Pennsylvania woodworking company, specializing in exterior shutters and louvered doors. We offer architectural millwork and restoration services, and we have helped in more than one restoration project. We ship all over North America, and I hope we can be a useful resource for your readers trying to restore their home and needing some help.

Glacial Wood Products - Glacial Wood Products provides the high level of detail and accuracy that restoration requires. Offering both design and production capabilities, GWP works from sketches, blueprints, photos or existing turnings to provide architectural/ornamental quality woodturnings. GWP can produce affordable long and short runs for items such as custom handles or knobs, large columns, column bases and capitals, stair parts, newel posts, balusters, porch posts, finials or any wood turned item for historic restoration. Glacial Wood Products specializes in custom items not available from most wood turning companies.

Historical Architectural Woodwork - Heritage Mill is a full service historical architectural woodwork company providing replica wood windows, doors and trim moldings.  We offer carving, turning and fretwork as well as a finishing service.  We can match all existing woodwork with 100% historical accuracy. We offer shipping to Canada and the USA on all of our wood products.

John Samuel Custom Cabinetry & Millwork - John Samuel Incorporated specializes in custom cabinetry and millwork. Capable of reproducing historic millwork.

Pegg-Whitney Woodworks- Our company manufactures custom architectural wood doors and windows for residential and commercial markets. We are a fully custom facility and have produced doors and windows for many homes and buildings around the country and on the historic registry of Minnesota. We are able to exactly replicate historic aesthetics/ design and functionality of the items we produce and offer remodelers countless options when restoring old homes and buildings.

Tourigny Woodworks, Inc. - Custom Millwork Manufacturer specializing in matching historic woodwork e.g. moldings, turnings, carvings, int.& ext. doors, etc. Great source for Old Growth Pecky Cypress material and other specialty lumber.

Vixen Hill - Manufacturer of blind-pocketed & teak-pegged cedar shutters: custom sizes in more than 40 styles; louvered & paneled; shutter hardware. Also manufacturer of screen doors & porch enclosures in cedar: window boxes & other accessories.

Western Spindle - Western Spindle manufactures custom porch products such as turned spindles and railing for Victorian style homes.  Our products are available directly from our shop.  Call (888) 459-9965.

Tools

The Extractor - This is an essential tool for anyone who restores old houses. It applies exactly the right amount of force, in just the right way, to remove nails and staples with a minimum of effort or damage. I've used one of these for years, and swear by it. - Joe Copley, oldhouses.com

Western Wood Doctor - Speedheater Paint Remover The Speedheater Infra Red Paint Remover will quickly remove thick paint and varnish from old houses without messy chemicals or sanding. We also carry kitchen cabinet cleaner, moisturizing wax and polish, Watco Danish and Teak Oil finishes, brass, copper, and silver metal polish, and much more at WesternWoodDoctor.com.

 

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Old House Services

National

Contractors and Artisans

Acadiana Electrical Contractors - Electrical contractors specializing in the electrical restoration of historic homes. We can totally rewire and upgrade your historic home, and are licensed and fully insured. Based out of Louisiana, but offer nationwide services.

Hope R. Angier - Nationally-recognized artists, Hope and Fred Angier, have been working together as interior decorative painters and design/color consultants for over 30 years.  Influenced by the traditional decorative arts, the Angiers offer wall murals, stair-riser murals, trompe l'oeil, faux-finishes, glazing, colorwashing, painted floors, theorem paintings, fireboards and ship paintings. 

Centinnial Preservation Group, LLC - We are a Preservation/Restoration contractor specializing in masonry, plaster, wood windows and doors, and structural stabilization. We currently work primarily in Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina, but are willing to work nationwide.

Century Restoration, LLC - General Contractor specializing in architectural historic preservation and restoration.

Efficiency Builders, LLC - Efficiency Builders prides itself on building and renovating homes that are clean, green and efficient. We are raising the bar on standards of living; European style radiant heat, central air with high grade filtration systems, low and no voc finishes. Our goal is to make green and energy star homes affordable and appealing to the American mainstream public. We take enormous pride in all our homes and all of our projects. We hope to make this earth a cleaner and more affordable place to live one home at a time. We recently renovated the first public library of Metuchen, NJ to be Green and EnergyStar.

Family Heirloom Weavers Inc -Pennsylvania based textile mill weaving restoration fabrics on obsolete looms. Supplied Morris' KELMSCOTT MANOR with INGRAIN stair and room size carpeting. Soon to debut new line of arts and crafts inspired fabrics,as well as restoration quality reproductions all woven in beautiful south central PA

F.C. Vogt Company, Inc. - We provide conservation services for interior architectural woodwork, specializing in historic finish preservation, restoration and reproduction. Established in 1975. Members of The American Institute for Conservation.

Hayles and Howe, Inc. - Hayles and Howe specialize in historic restorations of all forms of plaster ornamentation, and scagliola for privet homes as well as commercial buildings.  Hayles and Howe can also create from your original designs for custom work or you can chose from our standard range catalog. We are located in Baltimore but we work all around the country and the world.

History Wood & Window Restoration - specializes in the restoration of wood windows, doors and other architectural elements in adherence to the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties. Our museum quality methods of restoration and replication comply with the strictest interpretations of the applicable preservation briefs. As a proud Energy Star Partner, our innovative method of weather sealing incorporates modern weatherstripping to improve the energy efficiency of historic wood windows, and is concealed so as not to impede on the character, appearance or function. We work closely with State Historic Preservation Officials and other governing bodies. As each project is unique, our work is tailored to fit the needs of the individual project to provide the most historically respectful preservation work possible.

Mike Gonzales - We specialize in hand painted victorian roses and florals. The technique is a china painting style with the transparent lightness,grace and form of the 1880s-1910 Suitable for ceilings, walls and furniture.Our master artisan travels through out the U.S. and has a passion for beauty and design.A visual treat when only hand painted original art work will do. We also restore hand painted cottage furniture and Monterey furniture. Ventura, CA. 805-469-9007

Parent Building - We are are 20 year old company that specializes in the restoration of buildings from the early 19th century to early 20th century. We also have a seperate division of the company that installs historically accurate windows throughout NYC, Boston, CT and RI.

Preservation Plastering - The goal of Preservation Plastering is to repair, restore, and preserve the integrity of existing historical and ornamental plasters. The company specializes in the re-creation and restoration of lime plasters and the replication of original lime and gypsum ornamentation.

Hand-forged Copper Weathervanes by David J. Smith - Using Earth elements, sculpting and Old World metalsmithing techniques, David J. Smith creates the finest, hand-forged copper weathervanes. The process is done entirely free-hand, without the use of moulds, stamps, or machines.

Sash Works - Sash works specializes in sash window repair, including rope, glazing, and glass. We provide sash window restoration services, and also restore and strip paint from antique doors.

Sila Heating & Air Conditioning - Sila Heating & Air Conditioning is a recognized leader and pioneer in the installation of high velocity air conditioning. These systems, designed for older homes with radiators or baseboards, deliver cool air through two inch flexible tubing that prevents architectural disruption and the need to remodel. The high velocity air conditioning unit takes up less space than a traditional unit, and can be adapted to any home design. No one in the industry has more experience designing and installing high velocity systems.

Will Tait: Classical Artist - Trained as a classical artist, I have experience building wooden boats and fine furniture. My focus is on carving, especially large scale. In addition to carving wood, I carve graphite molds for casting glass and have a working relationship with a world class glass casting foundry capable of pouring up to 1500 pounds at a time.

Be sure to check our regional lists below for more contractors and artisans.

House Portraits, Drawings, and Plans

DC Historic Designs, LLC - DC Historic Designs provides high definition, photo-realistic architectural renderings for historic preservation projects.  These renderings are true-to-life images of buildings (inside and out) in their final or even original states, enabling you to see both the future and the past in 3D.  Visit the High Definition Renderings page on our website to see samples of recent projects and learn about how our renderings can help you or your organization in preservation-related projects. NOTE: Permitting services are only available in the DC area.

Existing Conditions - We create high quality architectural laser existing conditions and as-built drawings of historic buildings. Floor plans, Elevations, Sections, Details. drawings used for renovation, preservation-nationwide service,insured,many high profile projects with references.

House Portaits by Joel David Abramson - I appreciate older properties for their unique architectural styles and I like to preserve them by doing commission illustrations in pen-and-ink or watercolors. I have thirty-five plus years as an illustrator and have done work from coast-to-coast.

Leigh Douglas Johnson - Leigh's design firm, Fine Home Design produces highly detailed plans of truly custom home designs, individually tailored for each of his clients. With 15+ years work in antique homes, he is adept at bridging the gap between antique styles and the needs of the present.

Victorian Home Plans - Victorian Home Plans offers over 225 Victorian blue prints for building your dream home. Their qualified modification team will also assist you by modifying any existing Victorian home plan and even provide architectural stamps for most states.

Preservationists and Historians

Historical Research Partners - House history and other research services. Let us help you discover your home's past.

Kansas Preservation Alliance, Inc. - The Kansas Preservation Alliance is the state-wide not-for-profit advocacy organization for historic preservation. KPA is dedicated to supporting the preservation of Kansas' heritage through education, advocacy, cooperatin with like-minded individuals or groups, and participation of historic structures and places.

Lawrence Preservation Alliance - The mission of Lawrence Preservation Alliance is to preserve historically significant buildings and natural environments, and to educate the community about the benefits of historic preservation.

Preservation Trades - Preservation Trades, Inc. is a full service design/build company specializing in traditional craftsmanship with a sensitivity for the natural and built environments.Our goal is to implement the latest methodologies in evaluating, planning, improving and rebuilding historic structures as established by The Secretary of the Interior.

Historic Estate Research - I provide professional historic research and architectural evaluations for properties. I have over 30 years in the field as an archaeologist and architectural historian.

Other Services

Conant - Conant Functional Home and Garden Decor produces turn-of-the-20th-century inspired designs for the home and garden including outdoor decor and garden accessories.

The Color People - The Color People specialize in creating custom historic exterior color schemes for period and historic buildings that have just the right nuance and feel.  We have work in all 50 states and have written numerous published articles in Old House Journal and Traditional Building, as well as our regular column "Color Workshop" in Victorian Homes Magazine.

ConstructionDeal.com - We are a site that matches Contractors to Homeowners with remodeling, renovation, and repair projects - it's a free service to homeowners to find a quality service pro!

Historic Building Inspectors Association - Members of the Historic Building Inspectors Association have met specific experience requirements and have demonstrated excellence in evaluating and reporting on structural and mechanical conditions observed in historic buildings.

The Historic Interior – We are a comprehensive online guide pertaining to all sources for the American Historic Interior from 1680-1930.

Paranormal Chasers - We are a team of paranormal investigators. Are you hearing footsteps on your floors at night.? Doors creaking objects moving on there own.? Unusual sounds.? We hold a great respect for our clients and there needs. We take a great deal of pride and care in regard to Property, Privacy and Safety.We do not charge to investigate. There are no hidden fee's or obligations.

ReliableRemodeler.com - ReliableRemodeler.com is a nationwide home improvement contractor referral service working to bring together homeowners and local contractors. We offer homeowners a simple, quick, and free way to access and compare local, qualified contractors for all of their home improvement needs.

Renovators.com - Renovators.com is the nations premier online resource and community for antique home owners and old house enthusiasts. Bursting with great ideas, information, and advice, Renovators.com helps you uncover the full potential of your old house.

Restoration of Vintage Pocket Doors - This website gives information to homeowners, caretakers and contractors who need to learn about repair and maintenance of old pocket doors. Vintage pocket doors were a common architectural element in residences and office buildings during the period 1875 to 1925 (approximately). Pocket doors are sliding wooden doors that disappear into the wall and are brought out from the pockets in order make a closure; for instance, in order to close off a parlor or dining room from a front foyer.

Restoration Technologies of NJ, LLC - Preservation company dedicated to saving endangered historic stuctures by finding new locations for them. They also provide varied restoration services to owners of historic structures.

Traditional Building Skills Institute - The Traditional Building Skills Institute offers workshops to architects, builders, contractors, trades people, students, educators and homeowners to further the art of traditional building skills for the purpose of restoring and preserving historic properties. A one-year course of study leads to a certificate in historic preservation and restoration technology; a two-year course to an Associate of Applied Science or an Associate of Science in Building Construction and Construction Management.

Mid-Atlantic

Baltimore Architectural Detail - We are a specialized woodworking, cabinetry and stairbuilding firm with extensive experience working on older buildings and understanding of sympathetic restoration and renovation of vintage structures. Baltimore. 301.305.3051

Roof Menders, Inc. - Metal roof restoration for embossed tin shingles and standing seam panel roofing. NJ, PA, MD, DE, VA and NC, 610 941-1051

Windsor Decorative Painting - We have many years experience doing decorative and faux painting. We do high quality work with many references in the state of Maryland. Damascus , Maryland 301-414-0052

Midwest

Authentic Restoration, Inc. - Award winning building restoration contractors/conservators specializing in historic masonry restoration, tuckpointing, and all general historic building restoration & repair.

Chicago Suburban Seamless Half Round - We specialize in the production on site of seamless half round gutters and all of the accessories that go with them.  The business was the off shoot of Just Gutters Inc which specialized in the remodeling of "Yankee Gutters" as well as "Half Round Gutters" for local preservation societies. Chicago Area

Custom Designed Woodworking - I am a woodworker living in Heritage Hill, one of the largest Historic districts in the nation, comprising of approximatly 1300 homes. I have restored four homes and I personaly specialize in recreating Historic furnityre and custom bult in cabinets, bench's, pantry's hall chests, and more. Heritage Hill, Michigan

Maxwell Historic Preservation - Historic Preservation, and Craftsmanship. Government, Eclesiastical, Institutional, Business, Society, and Small Business Owners.
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Milwaukee Craftsman- At Milwaukee Craftsman LLC we believe the user should play an active role in the design of the home. Aesthetics and function are more important than large expansive spaces, and that the character of a home should please the user rather than impress neighbors. We offer a creative option to today's typical suburban homes. Our homes combine the detailing and character of the Arts & Crafts Movement along with layouts that meet the needs of contemporary lifestyles. We focus on designing homes with charm and efficiency. Milwaukee, WI 414-614-4677

T & T Construction - T & T Construction is proud to bring you the finest in historical restoration work. They specialize in the restoration of windows, doors, and various other types of architectural woodwork. All of this work is completed and up to the Department of the Interior's standards for the treatment of historical properties. Odell, Illinois 815-998-4012

Northeast

Antique Timber Frames - Consultant Michael Daciek can assist with old structural inspections, dismantling and repairing antique timber construction and homes, and providing antique building materials. Daciek has been involved in antique building restoration for 30 years and has completely dismantled, repaired and re-erected houses, barns and assorted outbuildings. State approved to work on New Jersey’s historic sites, you can now have the expertise on your side that can make the difference between fear and confidence in purchasing a historic home.

Atlantic Green Pro - Sandblasting that is 100% dust free and 100% green. Our totally green process uses recycled glass or volcanic glass, water and compressed air at low pressure to erase the blemishes of time from concrete, wood, stone, and brick. It even removes rust from metal! It's safe for the environment and it's preserving history while making our world a cleaner place.

Baum, Leonard J., Architect - Archiectural firm that specalizes in the preservation, restoration, additions and reconstruction of 18th century houses and barns throughout New England.

Belgrove Appliance, Inc. - Antique stove restoration, repair, and cleaning.  We also do in home cleaning and partial restorations.  We install commercial grade safety systems in ovens to bring them up to code so they light automatically.  Hear our radio commercial and more about us on our website. Westchester County, New York 914 664 5231

Paul Cavanaugh - I specialize in historic, imitative and innovative finishes for residential and commercial use. My services include, wall glazing, metal and leaf finishes, painted and stained floors and borders, custom color  staining, antique  finishes for furniture and cabinetry as well as color consulting for interiors as well as exteriors. I can be reached via email, paul_dzine@verizon.net. Chelsea MA 617 884 3999

Classic Home Hardware Restoration - I specialize in restoring home hardware to original finish. Hinges, door hardware, bathroom fixtures etc. Nickel plating Satin or bright) and polishing and buffing is our specialty. . Westbrook Connecticut , 860 997-3221

Connor Homes- In addition to designing and building New Old Homes as a craftsman kit, Connor Homes designs and builds authentic interiors for old home renovations and sympathetic additions for old homes. All this is done in a craftsman built kit that can be delivered anywhere in the world. From single mantels to a new kitchen to an entire addition, Connor Homes tackles reproduction design from primitive colonials through late 19th century shingle styles.Vermont

DiFazio Services, LLC - DiFazio Services is a family owned historic restoration contractor focused on incorporating environmentally responsible practices and materials. A member of the CT Trust for historic preservation and the Quinnipiac River Community Group, DiFazio Services is actively engaged in preserving the character of this historic river village. 203-616-2404 New Haven, CT

Fortune Restoration -Fortune Restoration is a full service painting, tuck pointing, and restoration company that serves residential homeowners from Hyde Park to Lincoln Park to Oak Park and River Forest, and the entire North Shore and Western Suburbs. Commercial, industrial and institutional projects are also taken on throughout the Chicagoland area. Queens, NY Office: (718) 545 3570 Hudson Valley, NY Office: (914) 522-9696

Kerry P.Gagne Remodeling and Restoration - The restoration, preservation, and repair of historic and older homes and buildings. Historic reproductions, interpretations , design, drafting , structural assessments and consulting. Fine millwork and cabinetry. Since 1975. MA HIC #134173. EPA certified renovator. Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire, 603-585-2260

Fine Decorative Painting - specializes in the restoration and replication of historic finishes, using traditional colors, materials, and methods. Projects range from New England residential and commercial interiors to churches, theaters, state capitols, and historic buildings nationwide. Areas of expertise include trompe l'oeil, gilding, graining, marbling, stenciling, glazing, and Venetian plaster. Kennebuckport, ME. 207-967-4170

Fredendall Building Company - Historic home restoration, design, fine homebuilding, custom millwork. Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, 215-348-1868

Halcyon Architects, LLC - Halcyon Architects is a full service architectural firm located and Connecticut and serving clients throughout the Northeast. We specialize in classic residential design and renovations to unique or historic homes.

Landmark Services. - Contractor specializing in restorations, renovations, and additions to historic houses, barns, and churches in Massachusetts and New England. Walpole, MA. 508 533-8393.

Majestic Restore Corp. - Over the years, Majestic Restore Corp. has developed into a highly diverse painting company that you can trust and rely on. We have successfully completed projects in the historical, commercial, industrial, and residential sectors. We take great pride in having built a crew which is knowledgeable, dependable, polite, and neat. Majestic Restore Corp. strives to satisfy each and every client and to complete each project successfully.

Makerhands Woodworking. - Do you own an old house or historic home? We specialize in the restoration and care of 18th and 19th century homes. We know how to restore a home to its original beauty, and how to make updates while keeping its historic character. Located in Westchester County, New York (just north of New York City), Makerhands Woodworking has been providing superior craftsmanship to the Lower Hudson Valley for over 30 years. Whether you have a small project or a full restoration, we provide the knowledge and skill necessary to meet the challenges unique to old homes. Lower Hudson Valley. (914) 469-3709.

Mark Goldreich – I specialize in re- finishing door hardware, window hardware and bathroom fixtures.  Finishes include polished or satin brass,nickel and chrome.35 years in business.  "Restoring home hardware to original". Westbrook, CT.  860-997-3221. classichomehdwe@aol.com

ModVic - ModVic's mission is to authentically restore historic Victorian homes (1850 – 1910) back to their original beauty and richness while completely modernizing the home’s systems, functional layout and conveniences for families of today. Massachusetts

New England Property Maintenance and Repair - 5 star full service home improvement company which provides an "A to Z" range of property maintenance, restoration, renovation, and general property repair services to the home and business owners through North New Hampshire to Southern Maine.

Old House Restoration, Inc. - Old House Restoration, of West Newbury, Massachusetts, is expert in renovating and restoring older homes. From structural integrity to functional design to beauty, Old House Restoration has the unique expertise to handle your next addition, renovation or home remodeling project. Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine.

Old Wood Workshop - located in a 1730s farmhouse & barn in northeastern CT--supplies salvaged antique flooring, resawn or remilled antique flooring, wide board flooring and vintage recycled building materials in chestnut, oak and pine to homeowners, contractors, and others. We also offer salvaged original architectural antiques, such iron hardware, antique doors, antique stone, fireplace mantels, cupboards and other unique items. Pomfret Center, CT, 860-655-5259

Past Designs, LLC - Landscape preservation and design expert specializing in the preservation of historic landscapes and the period-inspired development of new landscape designs to compliment historic or historically -inspired homes and estates. Design, planning, project supervision.

Mark Peachey - I am a seventh generation Plain artisan specializing in a traditional mortar-less "drystack" stone masonry style that makes structures nearly permanent.  We also offer general stone masonry, stone home facades, arches, pillars, walls, patios, and driveways.  Call me to make an appointment.  Thank you, Mark Peachey, owner and chief stonemason. Belleville, PA 717-437-6805.

Preferred Remodeling & Design - Restoration and re-use of older homes, particularly Victorian and antique, pre-1800 structures. Full service general contractor and construction manager.  East Greenwich, RI. 401-884-2041

ReclaimedHome.com - A tri-state area blog about restoration, salvage, green renovation and real estate. New York Tri-State Area.

Renaissance Chimney - We provide expert chimney and fireplace restoration, preservation, and replication. in the Northeast.  Not only do we address appearances but also structural and functionality. We feel that a fireplace and chimney should not only look period but also be usable. Bernville, PA 610-488-1595 | 610-987-0721 | 717-393-4497

Renaissance Restorations - Specializing in Antique and Victorian home restoration,structural repairs, consulting, and architectural and historic photography. Located and servicing the Massachussetts area.

ReNew Building Materials and Salvage - Retail store selling vintage and surplus building materials in the Northeast. Architectural and perios hardware, doors, fixtures and more. Deconstruction services available. Brattleboro VT, 802 246-2400

RestoreOldHouse.com - The beautiful work in the trades of years gone by can become hidden. What was once a beautiful room can become a cause of concern to the home owner. With knowledge of the trades including plastering, wood refinishing, water damage repair, carpentry and interior/exterior repair and painting combined with a background in the visual arts we can help to bring a client's concept to a vibrant completion. Honey Brook, PA, 610 273-9365

Sante Fe Painting - Residential and Commercial painting services offered by fully licensed and insured color experts. In business for over 10 years throughout the Pioneer Valley, we have done everything from old houses to brand new construction. We specialize in bringing life back into older homes with a fine attention to detail. We are neat and professional and this is expected out of all of our employees. Currently serving Pioneer Valley, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Bershire Counties and also New Hampshire 413 230-3081

Sunderland Period Homes - 18th century building restoration, designs and builders of reproduction homes, and architectural millwork for the early American home. East Windsor Hill, CT 860-528-6608

Windsor Restoration - We are a company that does restorations of older homes in the Maryland area. We strive for a high level of craftsmanship and customer service. Our specialty is fine woodworking and staircase work, as well as decorative painting and faux marbling. MD 301-414-0052

Tea & Elle Woodworks LLC - Supplier of historically correct outside trim and victorian fretwork.  Monmouth County, NJ 732-938-9660

WMG Enterprises - Full restoration of wooden windows, including rebuilding damaged sash, reglazing, weatherstripping, restoration or salvage glass, storm window installation, hardware refinishing and replacement. Westmont, NJ 443-257-6788

Northwest

Arciform LLC - Arciform LLC is a design-build company specializing in the restoration and remodel of historic and vintage homes, ranging from Victorian through Mid-Century Modern, in Portland and its suburbs. Oregon and SW Washington. 503-493-7344

Haight's Floors - Haight's Floors does beautiful installation work, as well as installation. They can match anything, and go the extra mile to give you a lasting finish that is gorgeous! The price is reasonable, and the work gets done on time. Portland, OR. 503-771-2589

Paul Davis Restoration - Serving the greater Portland area. 503-822-5539

Yankee Craftsman LLC - Chris Hastings, owner of Yankee Craftsman LLC, has over 25 years of experience in residential construction, including working on This Old House, appearing on television and in their magazine.  Chris' particular interest is in making old homes more energy efficient with better air quality through the use of advanced insulation and mechanical ventilated air changes. Bellingham, WA. 360-739-7399

Rocky Mountains

RM Design & Construction, Inc - Award winning historical general contractor. I have specialized in all phases from structural repairs to window and woodwork restoration. I have over 40 years experience from Greene & Greene to Victorians, Denver Squares, Bungalows, etc. I am a nationally known craftsman ready to meet your restoration needs. Denver, Boulder, and the Front Range. 303.646.3461

Southeast

Accents Virtual Tours - Accents Virtual Tours, located in Peachtree City, Georgia offers 360° virtual tour solutions.  Our company provides photography and on-line interactive tours for all Georgia Real Estate Companies and business.  Showcase your property 24 hours, 7 days a week. Peachtree City, Georgia 678-481-7274

Austin Home Restorations - We specialize in historic home repairs and renovations in the Central Florida area. Specifically, window/door restoration, wood floor repair/refinishing, and plaster repair. Central Florida, 407.406.1755

Fairview Glass - Full Service Window and Door restoration specialist. Also supplies Authentic Antique window glass for those special restoration projects. If you live in a Historical District, Fairview is the window company for you. Washington, D.C. and Baltimore Regions.

Holder Brothers Timber Frames - Timber frame restoration, repair and reproduction. Our craftsmen can reproduce, repair, or restore any historic wood-framed building using historically accurate materials and methods. We can provide high-quality, hand converted building materials (such as hand hewn timbers, riven shakes, pit-sawn lumber and riven clapboards), consulting, research,design and engineering services for any timber framed project. Monroe, Georgia.

Hyman Electrical Contracting - We specialize in wiring of old homes and historic properties. We are familiar with troubleshooting, repair and upgrading of old wiring systems. Our primary market area is Washington DC and surrounding areas including Maryland and Virginia. We are licensed, bonded and insured and have references from completed projects. DC, Maryland, Virginia

J Jack Artley – Specializes in repairing cracks in plastered walls, replacing ceramic tiles, restoring plastered molds and trim. West Point, MS 662.295.1638

Jennifer Montgomery : Title Abstraction - I can do title abstraction for Madison, Morgan, Cullman, Blount, Jackson, Limestone, and Marshall counties for information purpuses only. Please feel free to contact me at respondtomonty@gmail.com. Servicing various counties in Alabama.

Rehab Builders - Rehab Builders, Inc. is a design-build construction company specializing in the rehabilitation of buildings eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., we are licensed general contractors in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

Restoration Experts - Specializing in Marble and Stone restoration, repair, and installation since 1989. MD, DC,and VA.

Roof Menders, Inc. - Tin roof restoration, repair and maintenance. Repairs copper roofing or converts old roofing to a copper finish using a liquid copper coating. NJ, PA, MD, DE, VA and NC, 610- 941-1051

Shenandoah Restorations - A historic building restoration and preservation company specializing in restoration carpentry, masonry and flat plaster.  Shenandoah Restorations is dedicated to preserving our built heritage from historic homes to barns and outbuildings.  Our services include structural repair, custom cabinetry, window restoration, floors and interior woodwork, wood siding and historic masonry stabilization.  Shenandoah County, Virginia

Southern Historical Construction - A building contractor specializing in residential and commercial restoration & preservation, as well as new old home construction. Whether it's a complete restoration to the original design, or a historical building with a modern twist of convenience, we are dedicated to providing you with complete customer satisfaction. We are located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, but we serve the entire southeast. Tuscaloosa, Alabama 205-534-4524

Spear Builders of Virginia - Established in 1987, Spear Builders has been dedicated to the renovation and restoration of both contemporary and historic homes. The experienced members of our team will work with you to create the perfect combination of original design and modern convenience. We take pride in our work and have the knowledge and practice to handle your next renovation or remodeling home project. Fredericksburg, Virginia.

U & L Contractors, LLC - U & L provides all types of construction services specializing in historic restoration, new construction and renovations. We are committed to customer satisfaction by providing quality and competitive services on time. Meeting customer requirements and exceeding their expectations is our standard. Raleigh, North Carolina and Surrounding.

Whitco Roof Restorations - Offers roof restoration solutions to preserve historical landmarks. Extend the life of a roof, without jeopardizing the traditional beauty of a property. Serving the Southeast United States

Windsor Restoration - Our company has been in business in the state of Maryland for over 25 years. We do fine carpentry, custom stair work, basements, and renovations. We also do old house project consultation. We are licensed and insured and have one of the best customer service records in the state. We put artisan craftsmanship into our work and have many references. Our company handles the job from start to finish. We also do decorative and faux painting.. Serving Maryland.

Southwest

Dyna Strip of North Dallas, LLC - Dyna Strip of North Dallas, LLC is a furniture restoration center that has served DFW since 1976. We specialize in furniture restoration, refinishing, repairs and furniture stripping. We also repair cane/wicker furniture and we do work with upholstery. We offer free estimates for the North Dallas area as well as in home or office touch-ups and repairs. 972-387-3723

Heath Refinishing - We love old homes! Heath refinishing, restores, and repairs furniture, antiques, heirlooms, and more. We pride ourselves in providing top quality work in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. 972-658-8672

Joe Bermudez - Ceramic Finishes - Joe is a master tile craftsman with expertise in period tile installation and restoration. His work on historic homes and buildings includes many Craftsman Style homes in the Pasadena, CA area. 626-215-0134

Larry Mann - Restoration carpenter and remodeler. Husband and wife team will travel. 38 years experience. Brady, Texas. 322 597-0298,.

RM Design & Construction, Inc. - Hands on 35 years experience in restoration and preservation.  Design, Consulting, how to techniques, etc. Denver, CO, Boulder, CO and Front Range, CO.  303 646 3461

Stephen B. Chambers Architects, Inc.- We are architects & interior designers registered in Texas, and do historic restoration & rehabilitation of homes & ranch buildings. Photography on our web site may also be useful as a resource in sone restoration projects.Dallas, Texas. 214 368-7293.

West Coast

John C. Carlson Real Estate Appraisals - I am a real estate valuation expert & specialize in the valuation of historic & architectural properties. Southern California. 951 255-6466.

Winning Colors Painting - Nita Riccardi has been doing business as Winning Colors Painting in San Francisco for the past fifteen years. Nita Riccardi specializes in painting Victorian homes, high rises, condo complexes, apartment buildings, and hotels. San Francisco, CA.415-826-0423.

International

Fine Restoration and Painting -Fine Restoration and Painting is an award winning full service interior/exterior painting company located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Our primary focus but not limited too is wood, plaster and steel on historical buildings. We carry $2,000,000.00 in liability insurance and WSIB Clearance Certificates. We are an Accredited Painting company with Benjamin Moore and the Painting and Decorators Contractors of America (PDCA) we are also members in good standing with the Society for Protective Coatings (SPPC). Stephen, the owner, sits on the Board of Directors for the PDCA Craftsmanship Forum and sits on the committee using PDCA Standards to establish Craftsman Operational Procedures (COP). Toronto, Ontario, Canada 416-566-5529  

Madregal Designs - Hand forged period lighting, replica armours and ironwork to a high standard. England

Ovne Stoves Ireland & UK - Antique stoves by Ovne is the only company in Ireland and the UK supplying fully refurbished, fully guaranteed genuine antique stoves from the golden era of stove production 1850 to 1950.

Retaura Nicora - Restoration and Realization of Frescos. Design and Realization of High Quality Mural Paintings. The company is specialized in conservation / preservation and restoration of frescos and stones. Besides we also offer a wide range of mural paintings from surreal space scenes to very precise neoclassic reproductions. Extensive training from studying traditional methods and models combined with practical training in the master’s workshops has given the company a very high professional standard which enables us to respond to the most exacting commissions. Fundamental to our projects is the virtual planning of the location to be decorated, which gives a clear preview of the original idea in its final position. Old techniques together with new technology for superior quality results. . Bodio-Lomnage Varese, Italy. +390332948723

 

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