DECORATIVE PLASTER RESTORATION

Since 1936, Blackburn has offered Decorative plaster conservation, restoration and replication services. We also offer Cleaning and Conservation services for marble, sandstone and granite architectural elements and artifacts


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Decorative Plaster Restoration for Old Stone Building

Decorative Plaster Restoration for Old Stone Building

Providence
Rhode Island

A series of chronic water leaks had damaged areas of the 50 foot interior plaster dome. Damage ranged from chipped and missing paint to entire sections, which had fallen to the ground. Other sections had eroded to the point of being unrecognizable. The dome required effective decorative plaster restoration. After...

Decorative Plaster and Metal Finish Restoration for Courthouse

Decorative Plaster and Metal Finish Restoration for Courthouse

New Haven
CT

As part of a renovation of this Federal courtroom, we were asked to perform gilt and decorative plaster restoration for the ceiling and niches. We started work on the ceiling. One of the challenges was to match the gold paint that had been used during the last renovation. With some...

Decorative Plaster Restoration and Repair for Rhode Island Residence

Decorative Plaster Restoration and Repair for Rhode Island Residence

Woonsocket
Rhode Island

A corner of a dining room decorative ceiling in a Victorian Rhode Island residence had lost keying and fallen to the floor. We were able to repair the damage and replace the destroyed moldings through a combination of procedures. First, we replaced the flat base of the ceiling with double layers...

Decorative Plaster Conservation for Library Water Damage

Decorative Plaster Conservation for Library Water Damage

Pepperell
MA

As a result of widespread water penetration, portions of the ceilings in three library rooms were in need of extensive decorative plaster restoration and repair. In partnership with Austin Ornamental, Blackburn was able to restore and conserve the complex moldings in three reading rooms of the original 1910 structure. While...