Services

At Osborne Restoration we can take you through every stage of the repair, restoration or conservation of your kitchen range or stove.  From the initial consultation to lighting the fire in the grate we are here to help.  Below is an example of the services we provide although they are not limited to this list:

Services

At Osborne Restoration we can take you through every stage of the repair, restoration or conservation of your kitchen range or stove.  From the initial consultation to lighting the fire in the grate we are here to help.  Below is an example of the services we provide although they are not limited to this list:

Initial consultancy:

  • Site visits and full appraisals including all required documentation
  • Consultation on the best methods of repair/ conservation
  • Advice on historical accuracy for the period, style & region 
  • Advise on chimneys and flue construction and troubleshooting draw issues
  • Instruction and tutorials on the care, maintenance and operation of ranges, grates and stoves
  • Copies of original manufactures engraving and specifications

A full range of repair techniques:

  • Electric welding inc MMA TIG & MIG
  • Mechanical repairs
  • Gas welding inc brazing & full fusion welding
  • Spot welding
  • Hot and cold riveting

Surface cleaning:

  • Specialist grit blasting
  • Vapour blasting
  • Flame cleaning

Finishing:

  • Application of traditional black lead polish
  • Cast iron, steel and brass polishing
  • Burnishing
  • Electro Nickel plating
  • Vitreous enameling
  • Specialist high temperature paint

Full pattern making services and supply of castings:

  • Grey iron, SG iron and brass and bronze castings
  • Traditional pattern making service including loose and green sand patterns

On site installation services:

  • Full installation of appliances to working order including multiple flue arrangements
  • Traditional ‘brick set’ installation using traditional materials
  • Use of traditional lime mortars and washes
  • Modified ‘Eagle’ conversions for closed ranges avoiding the need for brick setting
  • Supply and installation of slate and local stone surrounds and hearths