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Window care for winter

As we move into winter, many properties can start to suffer from problems with windows. Cold, damp weather can create problems with window frames if the paint is cracked or becoming porous – and rot thrives in the wood as soon as it starts to get a foothold. Repairing window frames will cost about a tenth as much as replacing them, so it pays to …[Read More]

Restoring cornice detail on a 19th Century property in Chiswick

Every day in London we pass by houses from different eras.  Like most Londoners we like to help preserve the variety on view, so we welcomed the challenge of a current project in Chiswick. The area has a fine mix of Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian properties, much of it built in the 19thCentury as the population grew by 10 times. Chiswick in this period developed …[Read More]