September 22, 2023


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Site Superintendent Brian Hering | Meet the Team


Brian has been with Hammer & Hand off-and-on for a cumulative 7 yrs. A self-taught carpenter, Brian applied to be a mildew maker for historic and decorative architecture with a regional enterprise called Architectural Castings (earlier Architectural Reproductions). He fell into remodeling all through the 2008 economical collapse and located that he was rather adept at it. He ongoing honing his competencies and constructing knowledge around the following ten years and a 50 percent, all through which he discovered Hammer & Hand by way of the close friend of a neighbor.

Brian is at the moment wrapping up a venture that has been his preferred of the final 7 a long time. With a certain fondness for revitalizing residences designed in the 1920s through the 1950s, he thrived as Web site Superintendent of this Historic Portland Transform. Houses of the era supply lots of special problems but also have a ton to admire in the craftsmanship of their architecture. The undertaking required major updates, together with going a stairway, rerouting a tough HVAC process, and lifting a sagging flooring that had declined a complete 3 inches on a single side of the century-old home.

“It’s an arduous and laborious occupation,” claims the cordial and upbeat Hering, “That reported, I are likely to fail to remember all that with all the appreciation gained from clients, buddies, and spouse and children.”

Outside the house of get the job done, Hering is an avid comic guide collector and self-proclaimed “video game junky,” and most likely unsurprisingly, a substantial LEGO fanatic.

Brian can be seen hosting our the latest Historic Portland Rework movie series on YouTube. More episodes are dropping weekly, so head above to see the incredible diamond-in-the-tough completely transform into a gorgeous, modernized house.


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