Recent Restoration Projects Demonstrate OFS Commitment to Going Green

OFS Corp Elevator Doors, Fine Wood Finishing, Metal Restoration, Wood Restoration

Before: Mirrored Finish Before: Mirrored Finish Woodwork and Metal Refinishing with Environmentally Friendly Products In past years, strong odors from finishing materials have caused some concerns voiced by customers and tenants. OFS now use low odor finishes and ventilation practices to reduce complaints from those who have chemical “sensitivities”. In recent years, OFS has made in-roads towards going green by …

Refinished Wood Doors for Yale

OFS Corp Architectural Finishing, Fine Wood Finishing, Office Door Refinishing, On Site Services, Wood Door Refinishing

OFS completes restoration project at our South Windsor facility As part of our ongoing restoration work at Yale University in New Haven, the OFS team has taken badly worn and damaged doors and returned them to their original historic beauty and charm. After safely removing and transporting the solid wood pieces to our shop in South Windsor. CT, we removed …

Onsite Touch Up & Furniture Repair

OFS Corp Furniture Finish and Repair, On Site Services

OFS Service Vehicles arrive after your staff has left for the day OFS Service Vehicles arrive after your staff has left for the day OFS Maintenance Plans Improve “Curb Appeal” – Non-disruptive to Building Employees and Residents Executive Office furniture touch up Executive Office furniture touch up From large lobbies and corporate office space to executive offices, wood doors and …

Gore Hall: Historic Student Dorm in Cambridge, MA Gets a Facelift

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In an ambitious project that came to us by way of National Lumber and our friends at Brockway Smith, the lead contractor, Consigli Construction, has signed on to renovate and restore Harvard University’s historic John Winthrop House, which includes two wings, Gore Hall and Standish Hall. With the school’s history of famous scholars and students, this project requires careful attention …

UConn Health Center in Farmington Gets OFS Touchup

OFS Corp Metal Restoration, On Site Services

Onsite team handles restoration and cleaning of aluminum window frames in patient rooms Our metal restoration team helped with post-construction site touch-up of trim and windows in the medical facility’s new bed tower. The OFS Onsite crew also cleaned up stains, tarnish and environmental damage. Other areas that needed metalwork and touch ups included a meeting room and two connectors …

It’s the Top of the 9th , Let OFS be your Ace Closer

OFS Corp On Site Services

If you’re an MLB manager, it’s late in the game – You’re up by a narrow margin, it’s not a time to send in one of your key starters. You want an ace closer to finish them off. It’s the same with a fine woodworking installation. Once you’ve gone through delivery and it’s in place, then you’re almost there. Late …

Keeping that old, worn “look” is part of the challenge

OFS Corp Shop Services

A unique wood and metal finishing project arrives at the OFS Shop These 2½” solid oak tables are industrial chic and the goal is to keep them that way. The design of this style office furniture combines the elements of metal and wood to create a rugged work surface. Large, rusty metal steel beams form the base. For this project, …

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Yale Center for British Arts Phase 2 COMPLETE

OFS Corp Fine Wood Finishing, Metal Restoration, On Site Services, Wood Restoration

OFS onsite team does aerial refinishing, 50’ off the ground!  This year, spring will start off with the grand reopening of a historic, landmark building nestled in the heart of New Haven. OFS is honored to have been a part of the second, third and fourth floor restoration for the Yale Center of British Arts. All of the building’s white …

Restoration is a Budget Buster

OFS Corp Helpful Tips

Restoration of your decorative metal, furniture, and woodwork every few years can be a rather large line item on most property managers’ yearly budgets. Instead of waiting two, three, or more years let’s talk about maintenance. Over time when these items are left to nature, continuous use, and the occasional accidents, the cost of restoration and down time is increased, …

Join OFS in Protecting the Environment

OFS Corp Helpful Tips

In our line of work, we adhere to the state’s disposal regulations for the materials necessary to create professional finishes on fine woodwork. But if you’re a hobbyist or a craftsman, the rules may not seem so clear. Remember, the lacquers and finishes used in woodworking projects should be considered hazardous household waste and disposed of properly. Some tips from …