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Wilmette 1800s Historic Home Greek Revival Ionic-style Capitols, SFGate, Houston Chronicle

Thank you,, SFGate and Houston Chronicle for including TK and SSDB in “7 Architectural Elements You Should Never Touch During a Renovation.”

“…“On the inside of the home, the first things we salvage are the staircase, window trim, and crown molding,” says Thomas Kenny, co-founder of Scott Simpson Design + Build in Northbrook, IL. “The original molding, in particular, gives the home character and is usually crafted from high-quality materials that will stand the test of time…”

“…When working on historic renovations, we always try to maintain the structural integrity, which means keeping a few elements like columns, exterior trim, and siding intact, because those are impossible to replicate,” says Kenny…”

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