As you may have gathered by looking at either past posts or our website, we’re passionate about adding beauty and value to homes in our area. Sometimes this is done through quality building and remodeling, or by applying beautiful new interior or exterior paint to fortify and protect your surfaces. At the same time, however, investing in […]
I realize this is probably an odd time of year to talk about tax credits, but the summer months are the perfect time to talk about home renovations; and if we learn a little about tax deductions and tax credits along the way, it’s a good thing, right? Home renovation isn’t generally something that is […]
Some of the oldest architecture in the world remains some of the most beautiful. The meticulous care and restoration processes that we use to restor historic homes helps preserve that heritage and workmanship. Europe is full of historic homes, monasteries, and castles that have been well preserved throughout the ages. Some of the preservation work […]
The Northeast is full of beautiful historic structures. Some are homes, some are businesses, and some are simply standing empty. Westchester, NY and Fairfield, CT are home to some of the most beautiful historic structures in the country. Restoring these old buildings isn’t always easy, and I’ve seen my fair share of botched jobs by […]
“If your home was built before 1978, there is a good chance it has lead-based paint. In 1978, the federal government banned consumer uses of lead-containing paint, but some states banned it even earlier. Lead from paint, including lead-contaminated dust, is one of the most common causes of lead poisoning.” (source) We were recently tasked […]
Do you look at your tired wooden floors and wonder whether it is possible to restore them, achieving that look that we all see in the glossy magazines? Some are put off by this home improvement task purely because of the mess, hassle and hard work involved in the restoration process. Gerety Building & Restoration’s […]
We are the final stages of completing a restoration project that involved new hardwood floor installations, framing and sheet rocking, and painting. For one of the areas of the house our client decided on “Fir” as their choice of hardwood floor, completed with a coat of stain and polyurethane. Another room that underwent a more complete […]
Below are some pictures of a recent project involving the removal of an old hard surface and the installation of a rubber surface for a tennis court. A 3 1/2 inches level and pitched blacktop was installed, then multiple coats of a rubberized cushion. Call us today at (914) 248-1300 with your questions.
Gerety Building and Restoration was tasked with the job of restoring a historic pound ridge home. We recently installed a new wood shake roof, and copper gutters, making the historic property already look as good as a new build. Below are some pictures of the roof installation and copper gutters project so far. Visit our roofing […]
We were tasked with the job of restoring a historical landmark, the hoyt homestead home in Pound Ridge, NY. First stage of the process was the installation of a new cedar shake roof: see pictures below. More restoration work is scheduled to be completed in the next few days. Learn more about our roofing services here.