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Husk Preservation INC

We specialize in preservation honoring historic structures through in-kind repairs using traditional materials and methods. 

Husk Preservation is a woman-owned, small business. We maintain liability insurance and are MA HIC Registered. Lead team members have their MA Construction Supervisor License and OSHA certificate.


  • Historically appropriate mortars & plasters

  • Brick masonry & chimney 

  • Rockwork 

  • Hair lime & decorative plaster

  • Limewash finishes 

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Full replacement and scarf joints -joining old and new wood - on sills, joists, beams, posts, and more. New frame, frame raisings and disassembly.

  • Siding, roofing & trim

  • Window repair & refinishing 

  • Structural repair, underpinning

  • Sourcing of historic material 


Wind and water-powered historic mill consulting and preservation. 

  • Conditions assessments, recommendations, documentation & maintenance plans

  • Repair: framing & mechanical infrastructure 

  • Millstone dressing

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