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Tuckpointing is the raised white lines on the brick outlines on Federation period homes and buildings.Tuckpointing is also known as a way of using two contrasting colours of mortar in brickwork, one colour matching the bricks themselves, to give an artificial impression that very fine joints have been made.
Sydney has many beautiful sandstone buildings. In fact a large proportion of Sydney sits on Sandstone. Many of these buildings were built in the 19th or early 20th centuries and now are in need of careful and meticulous restoration. The supply of matching sandstone can be difficult to obtain in some cases, we can help.
Dwyer Heritage Restorations specialises in the restoration of heritage timber windows and doors, including leadlight windows. Our staff have been restoring timber window frames, sashes and sills for over 30 years. We have completed many commercial and residential projects over the years. Our general procedure is to remove sashes from the frames, fix any damaged […]
Dwyer Heritage Restorations specialise in repointing of brickwork, granite and all types of stone. The system is unique and approved by the PWD, CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering and Heritage Architects. We developed the system over 30 years ago and were the first in the world to be able to pump replacement mortar. It is […]
Paint stripping of various substrates has now become a very specialised field with requirements to remove lead based paints and effectively and environmentally conscious is imperative. There are many choices of paint stripping processes and systems that require careful assessment and experienced application. It is possible to remove paint completely from a variety or porous […]
There are many and varied applications of decorative coatings that are superior to a painted surface. Dwyer Heritage Restorations has developed a sand coating system that is difficult to distinguish form real sandstone. It is very effective for coating rendered surfaces and has been successfully used on many large projects. Whilst costing more than paint […]
Dwyer Heritage Restorations has developed a very successful brick staining system over the pass 30 years with support of Calmarc Chemicals products. With projects completed on both residential and commercial recently in the suburbs of Blakehurst, San Souci, Homebush, Russel Lea and Killara, this system is a very artistic trade with patients and colour knowledge. […]
Dwyer Heritage Restorations has highly skilled tradesmen capable of undertaking all types of capentry restoration work. We can supply and fit new or restore timber framed windows or do detailed restoration to staircases, panelling, flooring, doors etc. Recent Carpentry Projects Establishment Hotel (George St, Sydney) Manning Building (Pitt St, Sydney) St Vincent’s College, Potts Point […]