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Location: Hamilton, ON D J McRae Contractors was proud to work on this National Historic Site that was purchased by Enerals Griffin, an African-American immigrant in 1834.  The home remained in the Griffin family until 1988 when it was purchased by the Hamilton Region Conservation Authority. ...

Location: Toronto, ON DJM was contracted by the Ontario Heritage Trust to restore the wood garage doors and wood windows and also retrofit the garage into public bathrooms for visitors to the property. The Ashbridge family was one of the founding families of Toronto (formerly York); they...

Location: Toronto, ON The front façade of Blessed Sacrament Church at Yonge & Lawrence was scaffolded in order for repairs to be completed to the stone tracery, which included the use of repair mortars and the surrounding areas which required repointing. Cleaning of the masonry and...

Location: Hamilton, ON DJM teamed up with Historic Plaster Conservation Services who provided plaster consolidation to the dining room ceiling of this National Historic Site.  Extensive protection was needed throughout the interior to protect the historic interior finishes from damage. McQuesten House / Whitehern is a superior...

Location: Maple, ON Located in the Village of Maple Heritage Conservation District, DJM performed an extensive amount of wood restoration on the wood doors, windows (incl sash weights, pulley, cords, etc), siding, soffits, and fascia as well as the necessary replica replacements.  Masonry restoration of the...

Location: Aurora, ON DJM was brought into this project when it was discovered that the entire rectory rubble foundation required extensive masonry restoration.  Helical ties were used to tie the wythes together in order to withstand the hydrostatic pressure of the foundation grouting.  All deep voids...

Location: Toronto, ON This historic private residence in the Teddington Park neighbourhood was built in 1931.  It has had a very storied history of owners in it's almost 100 years of existence.  DJM was contracted to provide masonry restoration on the main residence including repointing from...

Location: Toronto, ON This prestigious private school in the Lawrence Park neighbourhood  required renovations to various buildings on the property.  Our work included wood window restoration, rebuilding a cobblestone retaining wall, new stone entrance, foundation waterproofing and repointing, and repointing in various other areas of the...

Location: Toronto, ON Metal window repairs were completed on dozens of windows throughout the school.  The windows also required lead rebuilds, glass replacements and insitu repairs.  The metal windows were all stripped, repainted and received new putty.  Other projects at the school have included chimney repointing,...

Location: Toronto, ON Over recent years, DJM completed the rubble foundation masonry restoration including helical ties, cellular foam grouting, parging and waterproofing as well as above-grade repointing, stone replacement, stitching, and repair mortars to 75% of the Church perimeter.  Also completed was the 2000 sq ft...