Scratch(coat) another off the list!

Our latest project is complete! Yes, the brownstone with the ugly paint job and the dilapidated stoop has been restored and is ready for its world debut! While we did not end up replacing the old ironwork on the window grates, fences, and stoop, we did end up replacing everything else. The new brownstone stoop, foundation, lintels, and sills could not look more beautiful, nor could they match the new paint better.

     

Left: The finished brownstone facade. Right: The finished foundation.

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Perfection, thy name is silicate mineral paint

One of our many Summer 2012 jobs has some interesting challenges. Aside from the iron work involved in replacing the window grates, fencing, and below-stoop door, we were tasked with the repair and repaint of this brownstone (including the stoop and walls from foundation to cornice) in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Before   After

Out with the old, in with the new! The hideous old paint job (left) gets replaced with beautiful new paint (right)

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