Bronze Refinishing

Bronze is a popular metal to memorialize past loved ones, recognize and honor veterans, commemorate important dates and events, among many other reasons. A bronze plaque or memorial can stand the test of time and can last indefinitely, however it does require maintenance. It is tragic to erect a monument or engrave a memorial in bronze to then allow the bronze to fall into disrepair. At Koch Monument we therefore off bronze refinishing and maintenance to breathe new life into weathered and worn bronze work.

Bronze is usually composed of a composition of copper and tin, zinc, or nickel. Bronze has been used by civilization for thousands of years, and is considered one of the bedrocks of society. One of the reasons why bronze is popular for memorials and monuments is because it can weather well. However, it also requires care. If left untreated, bronze will oxidize, but if left too long without treatment, bronze chlorides can form which will completely destroy the bronze, through a process known as "bronze disease". For this purpose, it is important to take care of bronze monuments and memorials.

At Koch Monument we take the utmost care in bronze refinishing. From simple cleaning, to shading of patina, we can bring out the natural color and richness of bronze while maintaining the integrity of the alloy. We understand that the monuments and memorials are meant to withstand the march of time, and we do everything we can to not only bring back the luster and hue of bronze, but to also breathe new life into the bronze.

Our expert craftsmen have years of experience working with bronze monuments and memorials, are completely trained for bronze refinishing. Using the state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, our bronze refinishing process is both professional and beautiful to behold.

So next time you see your bronze worked monuments and memorials ensure that the bronze is still in optimal condition and well treated. Take time now to prevent future damage. And if the bronze does need some help, be sure to ask about our bronze refinishing work and prices. We are always here to help and look forward to hearing from you.

Please view the gallery below for samples.