From the beginning, what set MPS apart was their commitment to hiring craftsmen who shared a commitment to technical excellence and a “no shortcuts” attitude. “Within this specialized field, cutting corners is not an option,” Erdly shared. “Our job is to restore a building back to nearly its original state so it can be in Read More
MPS to slowing and carefully resume operations after PA Governor Wolf Covid restrictions enter green phase. Work will resume under new Covid policy, in accordance with State and Federal guidelines, to help ensure safety of our personnel and public.
MPS Ceases operations due to Covid-19. Due to Pennsylvania requirements related to the Covid-19 pandemic, MPS has ceased operations until further notice. We are following CDC guidelines with our facilities and personnel and hope to resume operations as soon as safely feasible.
MPS was founded in 1985 and is celebrating 35-years in business in 2020. Developing from a small quality based organization to a leader in preservation craftsmanship since 1985 has been quite an accomplishment.
Erik Valentino, Vice President and Jeff Erdly, CEO of MPS present at IIBEC Mid-Atlantic Chapter Seminar in Washington, DC. Masonry Preservation of Building Façades presentation titledThe Long-term Approach – It’s a Process was provided for education and to enhance understanding of facade masonry preservation work. The process of masonry preservation of existing building façades is Read More
Erik Valentino of MPS to be part of team conducting Association for Preservation Technology Delaware Valley tour on October 28th for the Coplay Cement Company Kilns in Coplay, PA. This tour will be conducted by Preston Hull of Building Conservation Associates and Brian Wentz, PE, CDT of Keast & Hood, and Erik Valentino from Masonry Read More
Scott Siegfried and Jeff Erdly of MPS presented to the Northeast PA Chapter of AIA on the restoration of the Scranton Public Library. In a special event, the presentation was completed on-site at the library and included a tour of the library at the conclusion of the presentation. AIA credits were provided.
ASTM International’s Committee on Performance of Buildings (E06) has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Jeffrey L. Erdly, of Masonry Preservation Services, Inc., in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The prestigious award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards. The committee Read More
Scott Siegfried of MPS will present on the restoration of the Albright Memorial Library, better known at the Scranton Public Library. The presentation will cover the project from start to finish, including the evaluation of the masonry façade, completion of a pilot phase and full restoration of the building walls.
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is undergoing an extensive review of their existing junior and senior high schools to develop a strategic long-term plan. As part of the design team, MPS has been tasked with evaluating the masonry facades, following industry and ASTM standards, at each of the schools. MPS provided recommended repairs and an Read More