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Naval Air Base Historic Mural To Be Saved

Historic mural on Naval Air Base

The Spanish landing in the new world.

A week or so ago, I was asked to consult for the Naval Air Base in Fort Lauderdale Florida. They had 95 deg., 95 % humidity and forest fires that filled the air with smoke and ash. I was happy to leave!

They have a historic building infested with black mold that is going to be demolished and they need to know the “ins and outs” of getting an historic mural removed. A simple job= $15K… a difficult job=$275K. Why the difference?

Brittle paint and glued to the wall with lead white adhesive make this a very difficult removal job (to do it safely). But it can be done…

Historic Mural on Naval Air Base

This mural is 35' long.

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Scott M. Haskins 805 564 3438

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About Scott M. Haskins

Scott Haskins has been in professional art conservation since 1975, specializing in the conservation/restoration of easel paintings, murals and art on paper. FACL, Inc. is known nationally for doing A+ work no matter the size or difficulty of the project. We are happy to do a quick cleaning on a family heirloom. Our client list and resume is also full of very satisfied clients of large, difficult/complicated projects at remote locations. Excellent services are also available as an Expert Witness/Legal Testimony in art related matters. Consultation on art related projects occur regularly including extensive insurance evaluations for insured or insurer. Services are offered worldwide. Scott M. Haskins is also author of "How To Save Your Stuff From A Disaster." He can be reached at 805 564 3438 Video and written testimonials at
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