Historic Masonry Restoration & Preservation:

Residential and Commercial Projects, Small and Large.

We are a full-service historic preservation company with 35 years of experience, specializing in historic masonry restoration as well as other media. Working in California and the Western USA, our primary expertise covers all porous architectural materials, both natural and man-made, in both interior and exterior applications. While masonry restoration comprises a large part of our business, we can also perform as a General Contractor for a client's historic preservation project. Kaptive / CGI Preservation is based in Los Angeles, and works all over the state of California and beyond.

About Kaptive C & P

About Kaptive C&P

Our extensive experience in bringing old brick, concrete, stone, terra cotta, mosaic, and related materials back to life has garnered a reputation as one of the premier companies in California for this type of work.  We have also performed many pre-project surveys and condition reports for building owners, to assist them in preparing for a restoration or adaptive reuse projection.

Kaptive C & P's Restoration Services & Work Materials

Brick Restoration Services

Brick is so common a building material as to be easily overlooked in the survey of historic building materials, but it is so ubiquitous that to ignore it would be...Read More

Historic Concrete Restoration

With the commercial advent of modern day Portland cement, the use of concrete in construction blossomed and grew...Read More

Mosaic Tile Restoration Services

Ceramic and marble tiles have been around for a long time, and their use in mosaic surfaces has always been an enjoyable challenge from a restoration...Read More

Decorative Plaster Repair Services

Decorative plaster is a versatile medium that poses its own set of challenges but can yield highly decorative and enriched interior building surfaces...Read More

Cast Restoration and Cast Repair

Cast Stone (sometimes labled 'PreCast') is the cost-effective substitute for hand-carved natural stone developed at the beginning of the 20th c. As Portland...Read More

Terra Cotta Restoration Services

Terra cotta, both glazed and unglazed, is a very common decorative building material, used widely from its commercial introduction in the late...Read More

Graffiti Removal Services

When historic masonry is defaced with graffiti, it's imperative to not only remove it quickly, but gently. Kaptive C&P uses a removal technique that safely restores...Read More

Natural Stone Restoration Services

Natural stone as an exterior building material is not as prevalent on the West Coast as it is in the Eastern States, only because the majority of our buildng cycles...Read More