Our interior services include:

  • Structural repairs that reproduce the original carpentry after the damage has taken place from a fire, flood or an unskilled remodeling contractor.
  • Creative finish carpentry to reproduce what was once there or what could be there.
  • Interior plaster wall repairs, skim-coating, etc.
  • Paint stripping and removal from all millwork surfaces.
  • Professional finishing of interior woodwork.
  • Painting and faux finishes.
  • Window restoration.
  • Custom door fabricating, i.e., panel doors, beveled glass doors, etc.
  • Custom wood and ceramic floors.
  • Custom wood ceilings.
  • Plaster crown molding repairs.
  • Custom wood-framed chair caning, grill radiator enclosures
  • Architecturally-sensitive remodeling for old bathrooms / all interior rooms.

What do you want to change inside your classic home? Cabinets for the kitchen that match the original motif? Restoration of an old staircase? A wainscott ceiling with crown moldings?

We’ll take on your project, complete a working plan, find the right materials for the job, then execute the carpentry, parts assembly, and any stripping and/or painting. Working with you, we’ll add classic touches that turn an old house into a lovely home.

Our project photos (below) will spur your imagination to get started on eliminating the eyesores and increasing the value of your home. Check them out, then contact us to discuss how we can help with your next restoration project.

Restored newel post, new handrail and turned-to-match balusters recreated from ashes of a charred historic building. Custom built-in bookshelves, meticulously crafted to match existing interior woodwork.
Fabrication and installation of bi-fold wood and glass panel doors.
Cabinetry design and fabrication to match any vintage.
Fabrication of interior Greek Revival door frame that required 42 pieces of wood to construct.
Restoration of St. John’s repair and refinishing of woodwork and church pews, Burlington, Wisconsin.


Michael J. May
M.J. May Building Restoration
141 W. State St.
Burlington, WI 53105
Phone: 262.763.8822
Toll Free: 800.954.8822

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