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 …


Kitchens and Woodwork for High End Homes

OFS Corp Furniture Finish and Repair, On Site Services, Wood Restoration

People often think of OFS only for corporate office space, however, large residential projects and luxury homes are also part of repertoire. We pride ourselves on achieving the highest quality finishing available in the Northeast. For this newly renovated “Dream Kitchen” in Ellington, CT, the OFS Shop provided finishing services on all new woodwork, cabinets, wall paneling, trim, and kitchen …

YCBA Project in the Middle of PHASE 2

OFS Corp On Site Services, Wood Restoration

Classic artwork has been relocated for safe keeping as interior refinishing work continues To keep readers updated on major OFS projects, the Yale Center for British Arts “renovation” has now entered the second stage of phase 2, which includes wood paneling work in the open air central gallery as well as viewing rooms on the 4th floor.   View looking …

Proud to Be an Approved Vendor of Yale University

OFS Corp Announcements, On Site Services, Shop Services

OFS was just recently named to the school’s list of professional service providers In the past, OFS has completed work for New Haven’s premiere Ivy League institution as a subcontractor on other approved vendor projects. We are excited to now be able to accept work assignments from all departments throughout the university wherever wood and metal restoration and refinishing is …

OFS Provides Quality Exterior Door Finishing

OFS Corp Fine Wood Finishing, Wood Door Refinishing

Northeast’s Largest Distributor Documents Our Multiple Step Process You don’t get to be a fourth generation family owned and operated business in New England without offering top notch products. Since 1890, Brockway – Smith Company has been committed to quality. At OFS, we are proud to offer our exterior door finishing services to this leading distributor. As part of their quality …

Woman Walking Through Snow

Last Winter Warning …of This Year Anyway!

OFS Corp Metal Restoration

Spring is the time for maintenance on metalwork that is exposed to the elements. Seasonal storms and salt will wreak havoc if neglected. It seems we just can’t hammer home this point enough, especially as the New England winter makes its exit and visitors can once again see more clearly the facades of the buildings they frequent. Time and time …

OFS is pleased to welcome Mark Schmidt, our newest Account Executive.

OFS Corp Announcements

Mark brings over 20 years of industry experience to the OFS team. Creating and maintaining fine architectural interiors for Boardrooms, Restaurants, Hotels and even luxury yachts has always been a passion of his. He has spent considerable time selling direct to manufacturers throughout New England, Long Island and Eastern Canada. Not only has Mark serviced manufacturers, he also helped their customers …

One of Connecticutʼs Premier Class A Buildings Gets a Facelift

OFS Corp Metal Restoration

Exterior Architectural Bronze: Project completed on time, on budget and according to schedule Two key components of the OFS suite of services include metal restoration services, to return your metal to as close to “new” condition as possible, and our routine scheduled maintenance programs, to keep metal surfaces looking great all the time. In the example pictured in this quarter’s …


OFS Corp. on Courthouse Restoration Team for New Haven Landmark

OFS Corp Fine Wood Finishing, Furniture Finish and Repair, Metal Restoration, Wood Restoration

Court Rm. No. 3 at the Richard C. Lee U.S. Courthouse in New Haven gets a facelift Taking great pride and care in our work has earned OFS a role in some rather significant, and even historic, projects over the years. This summer, we were pleased to have been included in the restoration of America’s oldest operating courthouse. Located on …