Historic Restoration Contractor Ross, CA
Mares & Dow Construction & Skylights can help you restore your historic home and bring it to 2015 comfort and safety standards. Historic remodeling or preservation is a complex process that needs to conserve and yet change a house to the modern era and yet always keep the structure’s historical significance. There are many houses in the San Francisco Bay Area that fall under this heritage preservation type of renovation. Not all of these houses are historically registered and landmarked. But all houses over 60 to 70 years old fall under historical preservation type remodeling. This type of renovation starts with a knowledgeable architect and structural engineer, who has done the research on the house’s historic pedigree. Which mainly includes it’s original design in order to make sure the house is planned and restored properly. A good architect will access all the problems and deficiencies like asbestos insulation, water leakage, dry rot, toxic materials, structural problems and cracking or settlement in the foundation. Renovating a historic home requires good engineering and sensitive construction.