period homes buying guides

A Buying Guide to companies specializing in traditional fireplace mantels for period-style or older homes, including tile, wood, plaster, stone, and brick mantelpieces, and mantel restoration. 

Buying Guide Spotlight


NIKO Contracting Co., Inc.

Nationwide contractor, fabricator & installer of architectural sheet metal & roofing: slate, tile, metal & other roofing; ornamental ceilings, cresting, finials, cornices, cupolas, domes, steeples & snowguards.


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Worthington Millwork

Supplier of architecturally correct columns in wood or PermaCast: round & square; clear columns in 7 species; cornice moldings, balustrades, niches, medallions, mantels, pedestals & more.


Architectural Accents

Architectural Accents

National supplier of architectural antiques: mantels, doors, hardware, tile, columns, furnishings, mirrors, statuary, fountains, iron railings, gates, chandeliers, sconces & exterior lighting; antique heart pine flooring.

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Decorators Supply Corp.

Decorators Supply manufactures classic architectural elements: plaster crowns, ceiling medallions, ceilings, niches & swags; 13,000 appliqués for woodwork/furniture; 900 sizes of column capitals, pilaster capitals, corbels & columns; 15 styles of traditional wood mantels; classically inspired grilles; since 1883.


Driwood Moulding Company

Stock and custom room interiors for residential and commercial projects. Embossed moldings, raised-panel doors, mantels, bookcases, door surrounds, pre-fabricated raised-panel wall sections.

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Haddonstone (USA), Ltd.

U.S. based manufacturer of landscape ornament & architectural cast stonework: planters, fountains, sundials, statues, garden furniture, balustrades, gazebos, follies, columns, porticos, doors & window surrounds, cornices, molding, mantels & more; custom components.


Old Wood Workshop, LLC

Supplier of antique reclaimed & resawn wood flooring & vintage building materials: hand-hewn beams, antique doors & period iron hardware; manufacturer of custom tables & countertops in antique wood; mantels.


Zepsa Industries, Inc.

Engineer, custom manufacturer & installer of Classical & contemporary architectural woodwork: railings, stairs, wine cellars, mantels, paneling, furniture & more; for estate-level residences, yacht interiors & select commercial commissions.