Category Archives: Technical Install Team

How to Save Money with your Historic Restoration Project

Picking the Right Product for the Job Labor, materials, consultations, and other similar expenses are all factors that can really rack the price up of any restoration or construction project. Everyone would agree that the lower the cost of these expenses the better; however, always choosing the cheapest option may not be in the best […]

Conserving A Pennsylvania Treasure, New Hope’s Historic Parry Mansion

The Parry Mansion located in downtown New Hope Pennsylvania is one the finest relics of the river town’s historic past. Benjamin Parry, founder of New Hope, spent three years constructing his 11 room home from Bucks County fieldstone. Recently, the Technical Install Team of , (deGruchy Masonry Restoration), used a conservator’s approach to preserve […]

Historic Brownstone Restoration With Breathable Natural Hydraulic Lime

This beautiful late 19th century brownstone was recently restored by deGruchy Masonry Restoration, the Technical Install/Training Team of Using historically appropriate, breathable Natural Hydraulic Lime based materials for repointing the brickwork and repairing the brownstone, this iconic building is now put into an excellent state of conservation. It remains a testament to excellent stewardship […]

Tadelakt Plaster Finish is FINISHED at the Bucks County Designer House

The walls are complete in the powder room at the Bucks County Designer House in Doylestown, PA. Here is a photo to tickle your fancy… This Tadelakt Plaster application was done using all natural no VOC Takcoat™ as the base and a custom Ecologic™ Mortar for the second and third application. Visit the Bucks County […]

Tadelakt Plaster Application At the Bucks County Designer House & Garden was commissioned to complete a Tadelakt plaster application at the Bucks County Designer House in Doylestown PA. Tadelakt is a very traditional plastering technique which originated in Morocco.  It’s especially applicable for bathrooms due to its resistance to water. Using a natural hydraulic lime based plaster, Randy Ruth spent a few days completing the plaster application.  His […]