The conservation of Heritage Sites is of the outmost importance in preserving our history and our community. Theses site are more than just stone and mortar buildings they are symbols of where we have come from and what we are. Ottawa and the Valley are dotted with century old churches and homes that are built on foundations of stone and lime mortar. As time marches on the mortar begins to weather, crack and deteriorating in the joints. This coupled with continually changing weather and environment composition (i.e smog and pollution) increases the rate at which limestone buildings and Heritage site are degrading.
Proper stabilization and limestone masonry restoration consists of repair, replacement and regular maintenance. Dougherty Stone Masonry are experienced limestone and brick restoration experts who have many local churches and heritage site rehabilitation projects in their portfolio. Which range from foundation repair, exterior and interior facade resurfacing, tuck pointing to chimney repair. Keeping a natural and classic look is just as important as maintaining the structural integrity of these monuments.Their quality craftsmanship and stone masonry work haven’t gone unnoticed. They earned the prestigious Architectural Award For Masonry from the City of Ottawa.
Local Limestone Church Restoration Projects
- St. Michael’s Church, Douglas
- St. Puis Church, Osceola