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Barfords Contractors Ltd is a family company comprising of highly skilled craftsmen with a solid background in antique restoration and French polishing. For over 25 years we have restored and installed fine furniture in commercial and domestic and retail properties, also installed and repaired numerous wooden floors, using our in depth knowledge of species combined with colour matching and ageing techniques.
Gilding, the fine art of applying gold leaf, and leather restoration, to fixtures and furniture are a natural progression, to our services.
We utilise the very best tried and tested methods, combined with the highest quality materials to give the finish you require. Barford’s always use materials that are British Standard and FSC approved whenever possible. Rapid advances in recent years with ‘eco’ products have provided us with the opportunity to embrace these advances that are durable and ecologically sound.
We offer a courteous, professional service, to the highest quality and standard, to ensure full client satisfaction every time. Barford’s are proud to be accredited by both The Guild of Master Craftsmen and Constructionline for French polishing and furniture restoration also hardwood and parquet flooring and restoration.
We began work at Mortimer House by obtaining numerous permits and certifications clearing us work on such a site, including an Asbestos Awareness course and
A 6 step procedure including ionised water and cleaning by hand allows us to achieve this beautiful finish. The difference is notable both up-close as
With the scaffolding secure and in place we can work on the ceiling much easier. We worked alongside some painters and were careful not to
Decorative gold Gilding covered much of the ceiling of this Cathedral. We obtained permits, as well as completing Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS), ensuring