SPECIALIST DECONTAMINATION & DECOMMISSIONING
Our workshops now offer a specialist decontamination and decommissioning services, in accordance with health and safety guidelines to help historic houses, museums and private collections comply with requirements to control substances hazardous to health. Removing any visible droplets and cleaning contaminated surfaces, disposing of the waste safely and sealing and lining the junctions between the glass and frame and the backboards.
Once in our care, we can provide a full condition report along with treatment proposals. Upon approval we can carry out the required conservation or decommission by stripping the Mercury surface and resilvering the original glass with hand poured silver, creating a similar level of distressing in the reflection to echo the original mirror plate.