The Resources Directory is the place where you will find a contractor, locate craftsmen, tradesmen, products and services for older and historic homes. Posted information has been obtained from the Resource’s website, brochures and other publicly available information. No entries in the Resources Directory are ever solicited for inclusion and none pay to be listed here. It is the responsibility of the consumer to interview and research the qualifications and experience of service providers before making a purchase or contracting for services.
Admiral Building Movers
Admiral Building Movers specializes in moving, raising, shoring and leveling wooden structures. Matt Murphy & Dick Fosher, owners, serve NH, VT, ME & MA. Examples of their work include raising a structure to repair or replace old foundations, elevating a building to turn crawl spaces into living area & correcting sagging floor problems by replacing supporting structures. Relocating a building may be for preservation, subdividing a property, or to move a house away from a busy road. See video: Moving the Thomas Clark House in Belmont, MA.
Bedard Preservation & Restoration
Stephen P. Bedard and his talented craftsmen have a passion for working with old buildings, especially antique post and beam structures. They specialize in renovating antique buildings to be energy efficient, comfortable spaces while maintaining their historic qualities and value. The company offers building assessments to those considering purchasing, selling or having work done on their property. Another specialty is dismantling an existing building such that it can be moved and reconstructed. They maintain a list of dismantled buildings for sale.
Old House Parts Company
The Old House Parts Company specializes in architectural salvage from 1730 to 1930. Its warehouse is a revloving museum of architectural salvage including paneling, moldings, fireplace mantels, antique doors and windows, cabinets, wainscoting, antique plumbing and lighting fixtures and so much more. Their website has 100’s of photos of unique items for sale to meet your old house restoration and interior design needs. Tom Joyal and his professional staff are also experienced in dismantling and moving old barns and houses.