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Practical Preservation & Historical Restoration Contractors

Practical Preservation & Historical Restoration Contractors

Location:

United States

Description:

Practical Preservation & Historical Restoration Contractors

Language:

English


Episodes

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring John Walters from Lewalt Consulting Groupe

2/20/2020
THIS IS A RE-POST OF A PODCAST INTERVIEW WE ORIGINALLY POSTED FEBRUARY 2019: John Walters from LeWalt Consulting Groupe joined me to discuss how tax strategies can help with land and property preservation efforts. We covered: How to use easements (the only ironclad vehicle to protect a building) Energy tax credits (and new solar roofing... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring John Walters from Lewalt Consulting Groupe appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:31:51

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Expert House Movers of MD, Inc.

2/13/2020
Gabe Matyiko, vice president of Expert House Movers of MD, Inc. and a 3rd generation expert in structural moving, joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss information about the family’s house and structural moving business. We covered a multitude of topics including: The origins of the company, and how Gabe came back to his family’s... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Expert House Movers of MD, Inc. appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:46:18

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Lititz Historical Foundation

2/6/2020
Cory Van Brookhoven and Lowell Wenger of Lititz Historical Foundation joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss information about the museum and general Lititz history. We covered a multitude of topics including: The Moravian origins of the town, including town regulations about who could live in the town proper and rules against taverns or dancing... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Lititz Historical Foundation appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:24:39

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Scott T. Hanson of Your Historic House

1/30/2020
Scott T. Hanson of Your Historic House joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss his book, Restoring Your Historic House, the result of 4 years of hard work and dedication to present a practical and comprehensive guide for historic homeowners. We covered a multitude of topics including: How the present-day Conway Scenic Railroad and train... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Scott T. Hanson of Your Historic House appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:30:54

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Steven Bohnet of Bohnet Electric Co

1/8/2020
Steven Bohnet of Bohnet Electric Co. joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss his 113 year old family business of electric contracting and a lighting showroom that also features light fixture restoration and lamp repair. We covered a multitude of topics including: The pros and cons of the Corporate (commerical) versus Non-Profit restoration/preservation projects Why... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Steven Bohnet of Bohnet Electric Co appeared first...

Duration:00:57:54

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring David Trowbridge of the app Clio

12/18/2019
David Trowbridge from the Clio app joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss his Wikipedia-like local history depository. The Clio app began as a classroom project and has grown to over 32,000 historical entries with 5,000 daily users! Users can add local history sites, walking tours, source documents, and an augmented reality time capsule entry... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring David Trowbridge of the app Clio appeared first on Practical...

Duration:00:27:33

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Stephen McNair of McNair Historic Preservation

11/8/2019
Stephen McNair of Mc Nair Historic Preservation joined the Practical Preservation podcast to share with us his experiences and the services his firm provides. Listen to learn: Potential issues with historic tax credits Trends in adaptive reuse Economic incentives for commerical use preservation projects The biggest obstacles and challenges for planning historic projects Contact: Website... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Stephen McNair of McNair Historic...

Duration:00:26:58

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Sean Wagner of the Mason Dixon Paranormal Society

10/31/2019
Happy Halloween! A little deviation from our usual Practical Preservation podcast episode – Sean Wagner from Mason Dixon Paranormal Society was interviewed to discuss their paranormal investigations. Sean has been involved in over 200 investigations (and is now trying to find Big Foot with the Central Pennsylvania Investigators). If you are wondering what a typical... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Sean Wagner of the Mason Dixon Paranormal Society appeared...

Duration:00:22:02

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Charles Flickinger from Flickinger Glassworks

10/24/2019
Charles Flickinger from Flickinger Glassworks joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss his business and career as an artisan. Our conversation varied from minimalist living to repairing curved glass of the Statute of Liberty flame. Curved glass is a speciality, niche business and Charles has collected over 4,000 steel molds from different projects (I learned... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Charles Flickinger from Flickinger Glassworks appeared...

Duration:00:25:05

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Catherine Brooks of Eco-Strip

10/17/2019
Catherine Brooks from Eco-Strip, the exclusive US distributor of the Speedheater Paint Removal System, joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss her company which allowed her to bring together her passion for the environment and public health. The Speedheater is different from other heat-based paint removal systems because it heats the paint using InfraRed... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Catherine Brooks of Eco-Strip appeared first on Practical...

Duration:00:27:38

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Joe McCormick Realtor

10/10/2019
Joe McCormick, realtor, joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss real estate and historic homes. We discussed: Tips for historic home buyers and sellers How to choose a real estate agent for your historic home search or listing Why older properties are good values for real estate taxes Understanding any regulations that may impact... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Joe McCormick Realtor appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:01:16:00

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Kevin Shue of Lancaster History

9/6/2019
After our Practical Preservation event in June at Lancaster History I reached out to our contact to see if they would have someone share their resources for researching house histories on the Practical Preservation Podcast. Kevin Shue joined the podcast and shared his more than 30 years of experience working with the collection at Lancaster... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Kevin Shue of Lancaster History appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:38:29

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Matt Barley Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County board member

8/16/2019
Matt Barley joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss the work of Lancaster County Preservation Trust and his preservation philosophy. Some of the highlights of our discussion were: The Andrew Ellicott House and the Lancaster connection to Lewis and Clark The 10 hour house on South Prince Street in Lancaster Trends in preservation – video... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Matt Barley Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County board member...

Duration:00:26:09

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Dr. Lori V (Ph. D. Antiques Appraiser)

7/18/2019
Dr. Lori joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss her passion for helping people discover the treasures within their families. Jonathan and I meet her at a LNP (the Lancaster Newspaper) antique appraisal (you can watch that video here). When I reached out to Dr. Lori about an interview on the podcast she was so... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Dr. Lori V (Ph. D. Antiques Appraiser) appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:33:52

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Andy deGruchy of Craftwork Training Center and LimeWorks.us

7/11/2019
Andy deGruchy joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss his Craftwork Training Center, the historic masonry contracting and supply business and his philosophy of the body, mind, and spirit working together to create art. His 35 years of experience as a mason was highlighted as he explained his dive into the material science world and... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Andy deGruchy of Craftwork Training Center and LimeWorks.us appeared first on...

Duration:00:46:29

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring William Woys Weaver food historian and author

6/27/2019
William Woys Weaver joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss his research into food history and how it lead him back to his grandparents garden and forgotten heirloom seeds. This episode combines my love of food and history. The intersection of the two tells our collective stories and reflects the values of the time period... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring William Woys Weaver food historian and author appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:41:33

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Gina Douty of Gina M Douty, Historic Preservation Consulting

6/20/2019
Gina Douty joined the Practical Preservation podcast to share with us her over 30 years of historic preservation experience. Having worked in both the public and private sectors she brings a variety of experiences and knowledge to the discussion (we had a great conversation after we finished the recording about her early experiences as a... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Gina Douty of Gina M Douty, Historic Preservation Consulting appeared first on Practical...

Duration:00:30:48

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Sharon Hanby-Robie of Home by SHR

6/6/2019
Sharon Hanby-Robie joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss her interior design philosophy, her new brand of home furnishings “Home by SHR“, how color influences our emotions (it is the second strongest emotional trigger with scent being the first). Throughout her over forty year career in interior design Sharon has ‘reinvented’ herself many times (successfully)... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Sharon Hanby-Robie of Home by SHR appeared first on...

Duration:00:20:28

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Wes Swanson discussing Historic Masonry

5/30/2019
Wes Swanson joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss historic brick making, lime based mortar, and his journey to preservation through his love of history. We discussed a variety of topics related to historic masonry including: The difference between modern and historic bricks, how they get their color, and what they are made of His... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Wes Swanson discussing Historic Masonry appeared first on Practical Preservation.

Duration:00:43:23

Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Michael Cuba of the Timber Framers Guild

5/23/2019
Michael Cuba from the Timber Framers Guild joined the Practical Preservation podcast to discuss: Timber framing, of course, but also the differences between modern and repair/preservation techniques. I had never thought about building timber frames in earthquake prone areas…they have the engineering figured out for that! Learning using hand tools to insure you understand how... Read More The post Practical Preservation Podcast featuring Michael Cuba of the Timber Framers Guild appeared...

Duration:00:31:04