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Hascall & Hall Portland Headlight Project

We began work on a cold November day, on Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth, one of the most photographed lighthouses in the country, erecting swing gear and pressure-washing the exterior of the lighthouse. The cleaning exposed numerous cracked and missing mortar joints in this historic lighthouse constructed of brick and rubble. We repointed the joints; then applied two coats of a breathable, elastomeric coating to the exterior walls. We painted the steel after solvent washing to remove salts and grime from the harsh sea air.

One of the most rewarding aspects of our work at Hascall & Hall is looking back at our projects once they’re completed. Among the ranks of our many satisfied customers are colleges, universities, and regional school departments, public institutions, municipalities, departments of the Federal government, the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, commercial food and beverage manufacturers, and scores of other individual building owners. Only when a client is completely satisfied is our job complete—and only then can we attain our greatest desire—the vantage point of looking back upon a project well-done.

Restoration projects such as Portland Head Light that require extensive and complex repairs can be accomplished in phases, deferring less critical details to a time when funds permit. When resources are limited we apply the practicality and judgment New Englanders are known for to provide the greatest return on a client’s investment. Although the Museum at Portland Head Light was at the time unable to secure the funds to fully completely restore the lighthouse, our restoration measures, which lasted more than 10 years, served as a firm stop-gap in avoiding further deterioration to this important historic structure.

You can feel safe with us

Our job is to clean, protect, preserve and restore, install, renew, refurbish and repair—to make things perfectly safe, functional, efficient, durable, compliant and last but by no means least, simply beautiful. When you engage Hascall & Hall, we’ll bring you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your building is right in every way that it needs to be—whether it’s a question of structural safety, compliance with OSHA or clean-room regulations, waterproofing from the elements, sheer elegance, or otherwise.

In the process of delivering outstanding results we’ve acquired a word-of-mouth reputation we can be proud of—and one that has afforded us the ability to significantly expand our geographic reach—extending from our original location in Southern Maine over 60 years to the following regions:

  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

From the storm-tossed shores of the coast of Maine to the buzzing metropolis of New York City, from the sacred halls of New England academia to the pristine clean-rooms of the world’s foremost genetics research facilities, Hascall & Hall is there with the solution you need.