Restoring Historical Buildings on the East Coast

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America’s east coast is known for a lot of things, not the least of which is its big and iconic cities. From Boston to New York, to Philadelphia, to Washington, DC, to Baltimore, and so on, these cities are marvels of history and architecture. 

That said, these cities are aging. Because of this, many of their iconic buildings are in need of restoration. 

That’s where we can help. Chicago Metal Supply provides high-end metal construction materials for the construction and restoration of commercial properties. Learn more about our restoration contributions below! 

Roof Restoration

Over time, as a building is exposed to the outdoor elements, it begins to deteriorate. This is perhaps most noticeably seen on its roof, as the roof is the first line of defense against rain, snow, and other elements. 

Is the roof on your historical building starting to wear down? Does it not present itself in the regal way that it once did? If so, we’re the company to call. 

Perimeter Edge Enhancement

Some of the most charming attributes of the old historical buildings on the east coast are the trims that adorn the edges of their respective roofs. These trims are intricate and detailed, providing their buildings with a unique and eye-catching aesthetic. 

We specialize in historical architectural restoration. Whether it be detailed cornices, dormers, cupolas, finials, or stamping work, we can restore your property to its original glory. Having won numerous awards for architectural restoration, Chicago Metal is the company you want to use. Copper, zinc, paint grip steel, we restore it all.

Unfortunately, many of these roof trims can start to wither away over time, leaving them worn and decayed. Fortunately, we can help to enhance them, returning them to the way they once were. 

Our perimeter edge enhancements don’t stop at the aesthetic, however. They involve functional upgrades as well — ones that can greatly improve the performance of your property.

Siding Replacement

Like roofing, metal siding is subject to a substantial amount of wear and tear. As such, it slowly deteriorates, and eventually needs to be replaced.

If your metal siding has reached a point of disrepair, we here at Chicago Metal Supply are the company to call. We can return your siding to its previous state, and, if desired, we can even add some modern siding elements as a way to further enhance its aesthetic. 

Give us a call to start discussing details!

Gutter System Installation

A functional gutter system is vital to a building’s performance. By properly draining roof water on a consistent basis, gutter systems prolong their corresponding roofs, allowing them to maintain their aesthetics and functional capabilities for as long as possible. 

We are well-versed in the installation of gutter systems (gutters and downspouts), and we also have a wide variety of styles to choose from. Our custom gutters can be made out of copper, steel, or aluminum, each of which possesses an attractive and high-end aesthetic (not to mention long-lasting functional capabilities). Chicago Metal Supply can make seamless box gutters out of galvanized or prefinished steel up to any length, as long as you can transport it. We can deliver up to 40’ seamless gutters!

A Variety of Other Services

We offer a number of other services as well: custom fabrication, metal stamping, water jet cutting, ACM panel routing, and cutting, and much, much more. Regardless of the aesthetic of your property, we have the skill and resources needed to restore it. 

Is Your Building in Need of a Restoration?

Are you looking to restore the exterior of your building? If so, we here at Chicago Metal Supply are the people to see. Regardless of where your building is located, our team can accommodate you. 

We offer everything from ACM panels, to standing seam metal roofing, to gutters, to downspouts, and more. Everything we provide is manufactured with the highest quality standards and the greatest attention to detail. 

Contact us today to discuss your restoration project! You can call us at (773) 227-6200, or email us at