Category: Historic Roofing

The Durable Restoration Company is restoring the Cathedral of St. Helena
Built in 1908, the Cathedral of St. Helena stands as a remarkable landmark, showcasing exceptional architecture. The Durable Restoration Company is proud to be part of preserving this historic structure.
the george widrick house before restoration work begins, as seen from the front
We will selectively rake out and repoint the masonry with historically appropriate, custom matched lime mortar; repair the wood elements on the exterior of the building; and recoat the metal roof.
The Octagon House has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and is considered one of the most important historic buildings in Washington.
close-up of the logan county courthouse dome, before restoration work begins
The Durable Restoration Company will replace all failing metal in the dome, which has reached the end of its functional lifespan.
Preservation efforts include replacing the cedar shake roof with an in-kind replacement; repairing and preserving the upper floor windows, trim, and dormers; and, finally, repairing and resetting the upper belltower.
Besides historic plaster work on the Cloister Sanctuary and Little Chapel, The Durable Restoration Company will be restoring the cemetery's magnificent mahogany doors.  The Battery Jameson's undercarriage and the Liberty Bell's headworks will both be historically replicated and replaced.
The Stifel Fine Arts Center will receive a new repaired Ludowici clay-tile roof from The Durable Slate Company, as well as masonry restoration along the parapet wall and underneath the cornice.
The restoration of St. Francis Xavier Church includes extensive repointing and stone patching, copper-work, and box gutters.
The Durable Restoration and Slate Companies re-set the church's iconic cross and performed slate roof repair.
Our scope of work includes removing/salvaging the roof system in its entirety, rebuilding the south masonry wall at the roof line, and rebuilding the interior masonry walls at the door openings.
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