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Historic Home Restoration Carters Grove Bedroom

Historic Home Renovation: Carter’s Grove

In the summer of 2014, Tim Leahy, of Kirby Perkins Construction in Newport, R.I., needed a Virginia painter. The project: a full-scale historic home restoration of Carter’s Grove, an 18th century mansion on the banks of the James River, near Williamsburg. “There were very few highly qualified painters in that area of Virginia,” Leahy says. He reviewed websites, contacted a handful of firms, and found Rick Holtz, president of H.J. Holtz & Son.
Wallpaper In Closet Design

Wallpaper in a Closet? Renovation Creates Something Special

As an interior designer, Suellen Gregory knows the importance of using a house’s space thoughtfully and well. But even for her – a design professional – it can take time to take action.
Historic Wallpaper Application

Sharpening Our Wallcovering Skills

Some professionals – accountants, lawyers, doctors – are required to attend continuing education classes yearly, to keep their practices current and top-notch. While the same mandate doesn’t exist for wallcovering installers, H.J. Holtz & Son makes sure its lead wallcovering installers have the opportunity to sharpen their skills at the annual Wallcovering Installers Association international conference.
Wallpaper options give a unique look

Wallpaper or Paint? Designers Weigh In

Should I wallpaper or paint that bathroom? I want to change the look of my entry. Would it be better to wallpaper or paint? These are the questions we are asked by customers, time and time again. Rick Holtz, of H.J. Holtz and Son often recommends wallpaper for 3 reasons...
H.J. Holtz and Lewis & Wood

European Wallpaper Trends – What We Learned from 4 of England’s Wallpaper Innovators

Our craftsmen Jeff Ragland and Shane Legano recently attended The Wallcovering Installers Association’s first international workshop. The event took place in May in the United Kingdom. They were able to experience the amazing historical…