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Continuing maintenance like cleaning, re-pointing, scraping and painting, porch handrail repair, glazing, and glass replacement while retaining original window sashes will only be considered as part of a larger restoration project.
Individual projects such as:
Installation of traditional half-round gutters and round-down spouts.
Installation of wood storm windows and screens and wood storm doors.
Restoring an asphalt shingle roof to cedar or clay tile roof.
Restoring an enclosed porch or concrete stoop porch to original materials and level of detail.
Wood siding or shingle restoration including trim detail.
Multiple restoration projects such as removal of non-original aluminum / vinyl siding to restore the original underlying wood siding, while restoring any original window openings, porches, and ornamental features.
Porch repair utilizing new structural lumber and decking but conserving columns / posts, spindles / balusters, and brackets, through epoxy consolidants or other methods.
Replacing deteriorated or missing materials with new, appropriate materials different than the original.
Wood window repair and overhaul using epoxy consolidants or other methods, re-attaching ropes and weights.
Landscaping, sidewalks, driveways, fences, retaining walls, or site features
New construction like garages, house additions, decks, yard structures, and fire escapes
The use of substitute materials in:
Aluminum and vinyl, extruded, or clad wood windows
Flush-mounted, ogee, K-style gutters in aluminum or plastic
Metal panel doors
Storm windows and doors
Three-tab shingle for roofs
For more information, please call (847) 931-6004.
City of Elgin
150 Dexter Ct.
Elgin, IL 60120
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