Beyond preserving buildings, historic preservation provides economic, cultural, environmental, and educational benefits.
We adhere to The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Structures, the National Park Service Historic Preservation Technical Briefs, and The Window Preservation Standards Collaborative. Those are the values that guide the work performed at The Western Reserve Preservation Company.
Part of restoring and preserving the history of your windows, doors and woodwork are the tools that were originally used. Watch as Kenton uses a vintage guillotine trim cutter to miter cut a small piece of window trim.
Matt Widerhold of Main Street Medina, interviews Daniel Walker, owner of Western Preserve Restoration Company. Watch and see what makes them the historic preservation experts.
Dan liberates three wood casement windows from a life of bondage having been painted and screwed shut for unknown years--a common problem in historic homes.
At long last, this century home can breathe once again.
Cleaning out a large open mortise the traditional way using a beveled chisel. Our preservation carpentry reflects the skill, art, and techniques of the original builders of your home.