Some people are surprised by the number of historic places in our great state of Iowa. According the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, Iowa has over 2,000 registered historic properties – and that’s the ones that have been officially placed on the register!
Historic architecture and buildings are wonderful resources that need proper care and preservation. Whether or not a home is listed on the national register, older structures should be maintained so that they may resist the ravages of time and remain for many generations to come. The timeless artistry of historic homes and commercial buildings are to be valued and treated properly, from special preparation, careful preservation and even some restoration, to the selection of historic paint colors and wallcoverings appropriate to an era, Peterson Painting has the knowledge and experience to do the job right.