Detour Tour Reef Lighthouse

2005 Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation Project: Detour Lighthouse Restoration – Lake Huron, MI Type: Historical Exterior & Interior Restoration of Lighthouse Strip, sandblast and paint entire exterior. Restoration of interior, restoration of windows, restoration of metal roof, copper downspouts, and restoration of concrete walls. Complete plaster, painting, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical restoration.

South Haven Lighthouse Preservation

Project: South Haven Lighthouse Preservation – South Haven, MI Type: Entire Structure – Rust removal and application of rust converter, inhibiting primer  and moisture sealants to joints and perimeter ring structure. Date Completed: October 2016 Project summary: The original South Haven lighthouse, a wooden structure, was constructed in 1872. It was replaced by the current steel lighthouse in 1903.… Continue reading “South Haven Lighthouse Preservation”

Manistee Lighthouse Exterior Restoration

At the Manistee Light Tower, Mihm Enterprises completed the exterior restoration, removed lead paint, installed marine coatings, replaced lantern glass, deteriorated metal and concrete steps. Project: Manistee Light Tower Rehab – Lake Michigan

Charlevoix Lighthouse

Project: Charlevoix Lighthouse – phase 1, 2, & 3 Phase 1: Historical Exterior Restoration, Window replacement and restoration or all windows, improved ventilation, and lantern flashing work.  Completed 2008 Phase 2: Exterior painting.  Completed 2009 Phase 3: Interior painting and brass vents.   completed 2013

Chapin Mansion Wood Window Restoration

Project: Chapin Mansion Window Restoration Client: City of Niles Location: Niles, MI Architect: Greg Kil-Kil Architecture/Planning Date Completed: September 2015 Project summary: Complete removal of 51 window sashes, complete abatement of lead paint, epoxy consolidate sashes and jambs, re-glaze window sashes, prime, paint, weather strip & install back in orginal openings.  Removal of 7 art… Continue reading “Chapin Mansion Wood Window Restoration”

Window and Door Restoration

As Window and door restoration experts, we’ve been trusted with everything from private homes, resorts, historical buildings and lighthouses to government buildings. With our experience restoring wood and metal doors you can count on us with your window or door restoration. Window and Door Restoration The original windows and doors are an important part of… Continue reading “Window and Door Restoration”

Point Betsie Lighthouse

2010 Governors Award for Historic Preservation Project: Point Betsie Lighthouse and Fog Signal Building – Frankfort, MI Type: Historical Exterior & Interior Restoration. Flat seam copper roofing at porch and connector roof, wood shingle installation on roof and walls, cornice/trim restoration, masonry restoration, painting, lead coated copper gutters & downspout installation, chimney rebuild, wood window… Continue reading “Point Betsie Lighthouse”

South Channel Rear Light House Restoration

Project: South Channel Rear Light Restoration – Lake St. Clair, MI Type: Historical Interior and Exterior Restoration. Complete lantern room restoration, painting, historical wood window restoration, masonry and stone restoration and masonry cleaning.