Restore Elevator Doors to Their Original Elegance!

OFS Corp Elevator Doors, Metal Restoration

Scott Hare and his metal restoration crew hit another one out of the park with their recent project at Liberty Bank in Middletown. These guys can make restoring satin stainless steel and satin brass look easy. It’s not!  It takes the right materials, tools, and know-how to bring tarnished metal surfaces back to life. That’s not painter’s tape: The unique …

Repairing and Refinishing Classic Wooden Doors

OFS Corp Office Door Refinishing, Wood Restoration

Many colleges and corporations in New England and throughout the Northeast occupy historic buildings with antique décor both inside and out. The skilled craftsmen at OFS are experts in bringing aged wooden trim and doors back to their original condition. In fact, we recently completed a dorm project for a Southern Connecticut-based university in which we repaired and refinished all …

Seasonal Maintenance and Building Upkeep

OFS Corp On Site Services

Even though the Summer weather is still with us here in Southern New England, it is not too early to start thinking about Fall cleanup. For property managers who prefer maintaining the “look” and exterior quality of a building, Autumn is the time when we prepare for the Winter weather ahead. In terms of brass and other metallic décor, certain …

OFS Woodworking Field Team Member: Kevin Hare

OFS Corp Announcements

Employee Spotlight Name: Kevin Start Date: September 2016 OFS Responsibilities: A good example of the OFS career path, Kevin started with us as an apprentice in our South Windsor woodshop. During that time, he gained experience in woodwork refinishing and repair. Kevin has since been promoted to a wood finisher on the OFS field team where he works on location …

Here’s something we don’t see every day!

OFS Corp Fine Wood Finishing, Wood Refinishing Services, Wood Restoration

The Vintage Radio & Communication Museum of Connecticut in Windsor is a little hidden gem of history and culture in our community. This winter, museum staff challenged our skilled craftsman to strip, repair, and refinish the walnut cabinet of a 1940’s era Wurlitzer Model 700 Jukebox. While OFS is normally finishing, touching up or refinishing larger architectural millwork projects, kitchens, libraries, …

Low Odor Restoration for Elevator Doors and Cars

OFS Corp Elevator Doors, Metal Restoration, On Site Services

In direct response to one of last Quarter’s articles about the low odor, VOC Compliant materials now being offered by OFS, we’re happy to have helped with the brass elevator restoration project at Hoffman SummerWood Community. Our main goal was to complete the work without disrupting residents. “The OFS crew was quiet and clean,” said Executive Director Joan Carney, CDP. …

Seasonal Maintenance and Building Upkeep

OFS Corp On Site Services, Wood Restoration

Every winter metallic trim and building doors, foyers and entrances take a beating from winter storms, frigid conditions, and salt corrosion. It’s time once again for Spring cleaning. At the very least, OFS Corp. recommends washing down exterior metal surfaces with warm water to remove salt and environmental buildup. Our facility services also include cleaning and sealing aluminum entry ways …

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

OFS Corp Color Matching

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 …