historical restorations

Springfield restoration

Jeffrey E. Schaefer Master Builder, Inc. has been the contractor on complete restoration of one of Jacksonville's premiere historical homes.  This work included  asbestos removal, foundation repair, structural replacement, remodel of a 100 years of exterior lead paint, decorative slate roofing, replacement of knob and tube electrical system, restoration of half dozen fireplace, custom milling of "heart pine" replacement interior trim molding, antique glazing, custom fabrication of matching door hinges and wood door knobs.  This project also included new fencing, appliances, electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and gas system.  Plaster replacement, painting and wood finishing..  Jarzyna & Associates Architects


Jeffrey E. Schaefer experience with historical renovations goes back three decades to the Old Federal Building in Gainesville, Florida, now the Hippodrome Theater.  Oversized windows with rope and pulley were completely rebuilt, along with matching interior trim..

Jeffrey E. Schaefer A.I.A.  Architect

Jeffrey E. Schaefer Master Builder, Inc.


Riverside restoration

Hundred year old Riverside home renovation, funded by FEMA.  This historical house raised five feet off the original foundation and new higher foundation constructed.  Historic exterior and interior elements restored and rebuilt.  New kitchen and handicapped bathroom included.  New driveway, landscaping, and tank less gas water heater are part of the project.. Melody Bishop A.I.A. of Akel ,Logan & Shafer Architects.

Jeffrey E. Schaefer Master Builder, Inc. General Contractor

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