For more than 35 years, Marion Restoration has earned a reputation as one of the top masonry restoration firms in the country.

Our senior staff has more than 100 years of combined masonry experience. Our team’s experience with restoration and conservation is unprecedented. Marion is also the only firm in the Midwest to employ certified conservators to ensure proper restoration and conservation of architectural details. Our unparalleled team is uniquely qualified to evaluate, analyze, and restore commercial, residential, and institutional buildings to the highest standards. Our experience and commitment are the backbone of Marion Restoration.

Some of our clients

Condominium Associations have the unique task of representing multiple owners for the greater good of the property and owner dollars. It is critical that these dollars are well spent with long-term proprieties in mind. To this end, Marion provides Condo associations with the following services:

  • Condition assessments to establish project scope.
  • Prioritization of repairs in order to allow phasing work over time.
  • Pricing parameters for restoration and conservation treatments.
  • Execution of mock-ups to establish quality standards for multi-contractor bidding scenarios where quality matters.
  • Condominium Association presentations.
  • Condominium Projects.

Historic Preservation Societies and Historic Advocacy Groups often advise property owners on the proper restoration of their building. They may provide advice on hiring quality contractors, and enforce local and national historic preservation ordinances and standards/easements. To this end, Marion provides Historic Preservation Societies with the following services:

  • Masonry restoration and preservation lectures and workshops.
  • Design guideline and standards assistance.

Homeowners have the difficult task of locating qualified contractors to execute the required work, often within a pre-established household budget. It is critical that these dollars are not ill spent on unnecessary or inappropriately executed repairs. At Marion, we work closely with our residential clients to ensure full understanding of all relative building issues and priorities. This process starts with a free site visit to review the property and issues effecting building performance. We then work with the homeowner and their budget to determine the best path forward. To this end, Marion provides Homeowner’s with the following services:

  • Single point of contact communication – a Marion Project Manager.
  • Prioritization of repairs in order to allow phasing work over time.
  • Personalized service that works around busy schedules.
  • Pricing parameters for restoration and conservation treatments.
  • Bidding on architect or builder construction document sets.
  • Execution of mock-ups to establish quality standards.
  • Project Completion Reports detailing work executed and products used as a record that remains with the building.
  • Assistance with permitting and historic agency

Marion works with many types of institutions such as Churches, Synagogues, Temples, Cemeteries, Museums, Schools, Libraries, the General Services Administration, Veterans Administration, etc. on a wide variety of project types from large scale buildings to monument conservation. Services Marion provides to Institutions includes:

  • Condition assessments to establish project scope.
  • Establish restoration standards.
  • Pricing parameters for restoration and conservation treatments.
  • Bidding on bid/construction document sets.
  • Prioritization of repairs in order to allow phasing work over time.
  • Mock-ups for client team approval prior to execution of the work.
    Progress reports.
  • Progress and competition reports.

  • Thorough, professional specification review.
  • Execution of mock-ups to establish quality standards for multi-contractor bidding scenarios where quality matters.
  • Contractor supervision and training in a low bid environment.

Marion provides assistance to contractors with services including:

  • Condition assessments to establish project scope.
  • Pricing parameters for restoration and conservation treatments.
  • Bidding on construction document sets.
  • Execution of mock-ups to establish quality standards for multi-contractor bidding scenarios where quality matters.
  • Commercial and residential projects.

Marion can assist an Architect or Engineer through all phases of the restoration process to ensure the best possible result. Services include:

 

  • Condition assessments to establish project scope.
  • Specification review.
  • Specification writing.
  • Pricing parameters for restoration and conservation treatments.
  • Bidding on construction document sets.
  • Execution of mock-ups to establish quality standards for multi-contractor bidding scenarios where quality matters.

We take on complex restoration projects that demand sophisticated craftsmanship.