The oldest part
of this home dates back to 1703. An addition was added in the
late 1700's. Located in Skillman, NJ, near Princeton, Blawenburg,
and Hopewell, on the olde main drag, it could have a story to tell.
We installed stone veneer to the foundation, James Hardie Siding, Real
Wood Shutters, and custom trim finishing.
Some History of Iron & Steel Sheet Roofing Raw sheet iron is first known to have been manufactured in North America by Robert Morris, who had a rolling mill near Trenton, New Jersey. Morris is more notably known as a Revolutionary War financier....
considering the finest siding materials on the planet, please make very
certain that you engage the services of an experienced Fiber Cement Siding
Installation Contractor. Remember that a Home Improvement Contractor that is credentialed
in Siding & Roofing Installations such as Asphalt, Wood and Vinyl, does not necessarily possess
the attributes and the experience that is vitally mandatory to successfully
install specialty products like Fiber Cement Siding, high end Roofing on Restoration Projects, and specialty work that requires keen attentiveness to details, and experience.
In the Federal
Style reminiscent of the
fledgling union forging ahead with architectural statements
of the Georgian and Roman influences, along with the Adamesque
bays and curved copper roofs, we have renovated the exteriors
of these quaint homes of old. Lambertville, NJ and Windsor,
Folk Victorian Era: Usually near the old railroad tracks in the old towns across the northeast, one can find the old farmhouses that were dressed with the Victorian artistry of the opulence of the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. It was when the railroad afforded folks an easy ride to big city and a good look at the Victorian era architecture. These travelers would return and carry out a building project with the simplicity of a farmhouse....
Wonderful old Folk Victorian Still possessing all of its original charm and unique details, this wonderful expression of architecture was brightened, polished, and made energy efficient without losing any of its originality and splendor. The Plaster of Paris Greek / Ionic style Capitols were reportedly added years ago by a prior owner. It is unclear as to style the orignal Capitols or Column Heads. Also featured below..
The Garage on the property was a mid-twentieth century detatched structure, but it was improperly constructed and was ready to collapse. We demolished the original structure and created a "Folk Victorian" Garage.
This charming Folk Victorian had Asbestos Reinforced Cement Shingle Siding from the cover-all days of the mid-20th century. Under the shingles was the original wood siding that covered empty walls. Like the Whitehouse Station home, we removed the siding and installed batt and rigid insulation, with solid sheathing on the walls. A Beaded Cedarmill James Hardie Siding was then installed. The Period Cornice of Old Growth Wood was retained and re-finished. A new Roof was installed and a Garage was torn down and rebuilt.
On the Ocean in Deal, NJ, the ongoing work on this relic of the old shoreline signifies the importance of engaging the right contractor. Multi-talented craftsmen worked to restore this mansion that once dominated the shoreline of this exclusive community. Also featured below..
Original blueprints were made available by Church staff. A plan was devised including custom sized Andersen Flexiframe Windows. Sills were to be rebuilt straight with an outward slope to provide a true watershed away from the openings of the windows. Project has been in service for years. Leaks are no longer a problem.
In Swarthmore, Pa. We spiced up an old tired relic with a 'Lil Gingerbread.
NJSiding - Certainteed Weatherboards Fiber Cement
Siding. Pictures of this home reveal a dramatic, yet conservative
approach using the Certainteed Weatherboards. In replacing
natural wood, we are able to achieve the beauty of newly stained
wood siding, while eliminating maintenance, and degradation
by the elements.
Pa., 20 year old Tract Home brought to life with the most dramatic
changes we have made to date with James Hardie Siding Smooth Beaded
Siding, Solid Hardipanel Soffitting, Solid Harditrim Fascia, Solid
AZEK Trim in Folk Victorian Details....WOW
Mawr, Pa.……. It was impossible to
get paint to hold and a number of homes in the area. Folks
were repainting every 3 years in this area. Cedar siding of
17 – 18 yrs. was replaced with Beaded James Hardie Fiber
Cement (50 year warranty) with our “Bullet Proof”
25 year finish. ….. accepted by the Homeowners Association….
Pa. We spiced up an old tired relic with a 'Lil
upgraded several items on this home, but the curb appeal is
the most dramatic aspect of our work. We endeavored to stay
within the parameters of the original theme, yet to give this
home a new signature of distinction. Hardiplank
6" reveal smooth clapboard siding, AZEK solid PVC Trim
and cornice details. 8 Velux Skylights ....Landmark
AR 30 Roof
replaced existing T-111 wood panels with James Hardie Sierra
8 panels and new growth wood clapboard with James Hardie clapboard.
Azek Trim elements compliment and enhance the job.
On the Ocean
in Deal, NJ Loduwici Tile Restoration, on this relic of the old
shoreline signifies the importance of engaging the right
contractor. Multi-talented craftsmen worked to restore this
mansion that once dominated the shoreline of this exclusive
quaint Colonial has been revived with CERTAINTEED Weatherboards
Fiber Cement Siding and the Classic and Authentic look of
STONEFIELD Composite Shutters.
Home's Cedar Clapboard exterior was literally rotting away.
At 17 years young, this home was looking ragged. Cedar was
not an option because today's hybrid, fast growing, immature
woods don't hold the natural oils they once did. They decay
rapidly and they are expensive. Hardiplank by James Hardie
was the answer with a 25 year warranted coating and a 50 year
product warranty from James Hardie.