Buying Guide: Plumbing, Bath & Heating - Historic Properties and Traditional Architecture | Traditional Building

Plumbing, Bath, & Heating

Bathroom Fixtures & Accessories | Bathtubs & Toilets  | Heating Systems & Components 

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Traditional Building's Buying Guide to plumbing, bath & heating suppliers, designers and restoration services focusing on bathtubs, bathroom fixtures, sinks, toilets, and heating systems. 

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Abatron, Inc.

Manufacturer of products for restoration & repair: wood consolidation & repair, window & door restoration, concrete patching & resurfacing, metal restoration, moldmaking & casting, structural adhesives, protective coatings, strippers & related products.

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Artistry in Architectural Grilles

Custom designer & manufacturer of extensive line of linear bar & perforated grilles, decorative metal panels, architectural screens, HVAC grilles, radiator grilles, enclosures, registers, grilles for millwork inserts, laser cut metal panels, & the Authentic Patented* Plaster J Bead® frame.

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Bathroom Machineries, DEA

Specializing in restored antique plumbing fixtures ranging from pre-1900 to the 1950's. Unlike a traditional salvage yard, our products are sold fully restored and ready to install.

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Conrad Schmitt Studios, Inc.

Creator, conservator & restorer of decorative painting: stained & art glass; ornamental plaster work & ceilings; gilding; murals, mosaics & statuary; for public & religious buildings; since 1889.

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House of Antique Hardware

Manufacturer & supplier of vintage reproduction door, window, shutter, cabinet & furniture hardware & accessories: Federal, Victorian, Colonial Revival, Craftsman & Deco styles; lighting fixtures, push-button switches & plates; bathroom accessories; registers & grilles.

The complex decorative stenciled patterns of Rodeph Shalom Synagogue of Philadelphia, PA, executed on fabric, were cleaned and conserved by Canning Studios, whose artisans also in- painted and duplicated patterns in adjacent areas. Photo: courtesy of Canning Studios

John Canning & Company

Decorative Painting -- European-trained master painter heads studio: major projects all across the country; restoration & new commissions.

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Rohlf's Stained & Leaded Glass Studio

Designer, fabricator & installer of new stained & leaded glass: restoration & replication; protective glazing; beveled, carved & fused/slumped glass; steel casement retrofitting; mosaics; established in 1920.

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Unico System, Inc.

Supplier of mini-duct systems for retrofitting HVAC systems: ideal for historic preservation; quiet, energy-efficient system; takes 1/4 space of conventional HVAC; delivers 12 tons of ac in same space as 3-ton traditional system.

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Vermont Verde Antique

Vermont Verde Antique’s green serpentine stone offers natural qualities of acid resistance, stain resistance, hardness, durability, and low maintenance. It is an excellent choice for kitchen and bath counters, shower enclosures, fireplace surrounds, and floors.