We Offer Basic to Complex Restoration of Works on Paper
ACA Paper Restoration offers services ranging from basic conservation to complex restoration, extending from fine art prints and paintings to personal pieces that hold sentimental value. We specialize in restoration & conservation of antique, modern and contemporary works on paper.
Family Document Restoration
Damage and Conditions
We Commonly Address
Browning/yellowing of the paper, which also makes paper brittle.Mat Burn
Brown line of acid burn around the image.Foxing
Corroding particles in paper create unsightly brown spotting.Acidic Backing and/or Matting
The paper will turn brown/yellow and brittle, if these materials are not removed.Tape and Adhesive
Will stain the paper if not removed.
Improperly framed pieces can deteriorate from exposure to acidic materials, touching the glass, insect droppings, mold spores and humidity.Water Damage
Rippling, mold/mildew and staining can all occur from exposure to moisture.Mold/Mildew
Mold and mildew cause paper and pigment deterioration, textural damage and staining.Insect Damage
Silverfish eat away paper and pigment. Droppings can deteriorate and stain the paper.
Handling cockles, deep folds, wrinkles, rippling.Surface Dirt
Dust, soot, fingerprints, hair, fur, insect droppings, etc.Abrasions
Scuffs, shiny marks, scratches with pigment loss, textural damage.Other Damage
Tears, holes and missing paper.Other Aging
Pigment loss, cracking and fading.