Historic Restoration

Your Best Resource for Maintaining, Restoring and Preserving Historic Homes

If you are fortunate enough to own a unique period home, you’re not just a homeowner… you’re a caretaker of architectural history.

Maintaining and repairing these special properties requires highly specialized knowledge and skills.

HOMEfree® preventive maintenance is an invaluable resource for preserving your home’s function and character. We understand the challenges of historical construction methods, materials and features.

Maintaining Period Character, Stabilizing Critical Function

Whether you are redoing a “remuddled” decor; stabilizing an aging foundation or restoring original woodwork, you can trust HOMEfree® to appropriately care for and restore your home.

Our network of the best tradespeople, research experts and resources offers specialized skills and provides the knowledge, technical training and materials needed for older homes. Plus, it’s effortless: we manage all aspects of preservation, restorative care and maintenance for you.

  • Custom millwork (decorative trim, doors, built-ins, stair parts, etc.)
  • Flooring, tilework
  • Foundations and exteriors
  • Historic and reproduction building materials and hardware
  • Landscaping, garden features, decorative fencing
  • Metal and wrought ironwork
  • Period-correct paint, textiles, wallpaper, finishes
  • Plastering and finishes
  • Plumbing and mechanicals
  • Roofing including tile, slate and more
  • Vintage lighting fixtures, stained glass
  • Windows

Creating Inspired Additions and Amenities

Many historic homes have an abundance of character but need extra help in terms of energy efficiency, safety, security or smart home technologies.

We’ll help you integrate contemporary technologies and comforts that preserve historic character and appearance.

Looking to add space or function? HOMEfree® professionals also serve as construction managers for additions that seamlessly match and complement your original home.

Comply with State and National Registries

HOMEfree® specialists are familiar with the complex requirements of national and state-approved restoration plans and registries. We can also help you explore grant opportunities and guidelines for local historic districts.