HISTORIC RESTORATION

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ABOUT THIS PROJECT

Assessment: Lime had the pleasure of restoring an 1887  Queen-Anne style mansion nestled on the corner of 4th and Marion in the Denver Country Club Neighborhood.  The home is labeled a “Denver Historical Landmark”, so Lime received approval from the Denver Landmark Preservation group to restore the home, ensuring that it maintained the original integrity of the home. Lime worked closely with the on-site property manager to ensure that this home was cared for to meet the standards of the home itself and the homeowners. This restoration required the use of 6 different colors and 5 different types of prep and finish products. After removing 30 plus storm windows, Lime also was diligent in identifying 11 window panes that had been previously cracked, and Limes talented craftsmen took the time to replace each individual window pane. The care and attention that this home demanded was delivered by Lime; and in just over 2 weeks Lime was able complete the project and establish integrity in the home for another 10+ years.  

 Advise: The stucco on this home had a heavy popcorn-esque texture that required Lime to use a stucco hopper when patching the failed areas. After making the necessary patches Lime removed and hand-scraped the vines from the stucco. The best application for this home was to apply a paint that is specifically formulated for stucco called Conflex XL which would ensure a water resistant surface. Over the years the color of the stucco had become inconsistent so Lime’s ability to match the existing color was pivotal in ensuring the stucco maintained its original color.