All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
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All Industrial Services Inc. of New Jersey| 190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746
quote@rbaker.com| 732-222-3553|            
190 Boundary Rd, Marlboro, NJ 07746 732-222-3553
asset recovery, rigging team with sling and interior demolition

NYC Demolition a Wellspring of Architectural Salvage

NYC Demolition a Wellspring of Architectural Salvage

A New York City demolition project can yield a trove of architectural features, artifacts, fixtures, and ornaments that can be reclaimed for reuse. With architects, designers, and homeowners increasingly on the hunt for treasures from bygone eras, many demolition contractors, including R. Baker & Son, are salvaging items ranging from doors, hardware, mantels, and vintage bathtubs to large stained glass windows, complete staircases, and entire paneled rooms. Items considered junk in years past are now recognized for their beauty and superior quality and given new life as art, restored and reused in new construction or remodeling projects, and integrated into design elements, such as converting window frames into mirrors or a column into a table base. Architectural salvage keeps these materials of value out of landfills, as well.

There are numerous architectural salvage outlets in New York City and surrounding suburbs in New Jersey and Connecticut, and most offer a variety of related services including restoration, retrofit, installation, and reproduction. Some are small storefronts, while others occupy large, multi-story buildings with thousands of objects on display, drawing serious buyers and window shoppers alike.

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services has long been the New York area’s preferred demolition contractor when it comes to landmarks, historic sites and treasured artifacts, and we have recovered salvageable assets from countless complete demolition, selective demolition, interior demolition, and relocation projects over the years.

About R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services

R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a  Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)  in business since 1935, is a premier specialized contractor operating in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, with over one hundred employees and an exemplary safety record (we have been directly involved in four sites that received VPP OSHA Safety Awards). R. Baker & Son is financially strong, with bonding capabilities over $10 million. Capabilities include industrial and commercial demolition, rigging, machinery- and plant-moving, dismantling, decommissioning, plant and equipment relocation, interior demolition, selective demolition, warehousing, wrecking and razing, millwright, plant reconfigurations, heavy rigging, salvage, environmental services, remediation, decontamination, abatement, and investment and asset recovery.

R. Baker & Son - All Industrial Services
1 Globe Court
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-222-3553
http://www.rbaker.com


 

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