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Terracotta Restoration

Cherokee County Courthouse, Murphy, North Carolina

Cherokee County Courthouse, Murphy, North Carolina

Found on many historic and modern structures, terra cotta, a glazed ceramic material, is a common building resource.  It is used often as parapet walls, facades on buildings, and architectural accents, as well as cladding.

Being a part of many historic restoration and preservation projects, we specialize in terra cotta.  With thorough research on the history and original design of the historic building, precise restoration can be achieved.  The nature of historic preservation often requires contract companies to follow The Secretary of Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.  Properly done, it is possible to remove existing historically significant elements, patch and weld together broke pieces, and dupicate missing parts with precise color and age distress.