Ad­vice, in­sights about work­ing on her­itage sites

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - PROPERTY -

Sourc­ing sim­i­lar prod­ucts or find­ing equiv­a­lent prod­ucts that match ex­ist­ing ones to keep the her­itage site’s look and feel.

We have done so many and each had its own chal­lenges that forced In­dawo to think out of the box and stretched us as a com­pany to be bet­ter. The two most re­cent ones would be the City Hall, of course, and Nazareth House Villa, due to the prod­ucts needed and the time constraints on the projects.

A her­itage site, whether res­i­den­tial or com­mer­cial, can­not be treated as a nor­mal struc­ture.

It is best to get ad­vice from con­trac­tors who un­der­stand and have the ex­pe­ri­ence in work­ing at her­itage sites to en­sure our her­itage re­mains in­tact.

Keep eyes on the costs of the projects as her­itage struc­tures gen­er­ally in­volve higher costs ver­sus or­di­nary struc­tures.

In­dawo MD Ge­of­frey Jäck

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