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Up to 70% Off Custom Framing Services at Allerton Custom Framing. Two Options Available.

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Expert framers preserve art, photos, and documents with custom framing and help customers decorate homes with art

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5 ratings2 reviews
7 hours ago
Professiona, friendly and did a beautiful job
1 ratings1 reviews
August 24, 2020
Allerton did a fantastic job - delivering three beautifully framed pieces on time and for a reasonable price. I'd definitely use them again and recommend them to anyone looking for well crafted framing.
3 ratings1 reviews
August 9, 2020
Really helpful and easy to work with. Great selection of frames.
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July 28, 2020
We had a fantastic experience at Allerton! Attention and care was given to our pieces, and the owner had a wide variety of options - he was really patient and helped us decide between all the great options. We will be going back soon for more frames - thank you so much!
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1 ratings1 reviews
July 6, 2020
Great work and a very reasonable price! Can’t wait to put these new frames up on my wall
12 ratings5 reviews
March 8, 2020
Great job on my prints. Both of them came out amazing.
13 ratings13 reviews
March 1, 2020
I just picked up my picture. The frame he help me choose was perfect. It was an excellent job.
1 ratings1 reviews
February 22, 2020
Great service, helpful to identify the best frame for my piece. Quick turnaround! Will be back!
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  • $39 for $100 toward custom framing services
  • $59 for $200 toward custom framing services

Conservation Framing: A Shield Against Acid and Light

Frames add elegance to any work of art, but they can also protect it from the ravages of time. Read on to learn framers’ techniques for preserving images.

Paintings have been known to last for nearly 40,000 years on the walls of a cave, but most artwork in the world may not last more than a few decades above a living-room mantel. Continually exposed to environmental factors, even professionally framed pieces will degrade, fade, and potentially decay over time if not properly preserved. To mitigate this, conservation-framing techniques protect delicate works by focusing on two parts of a frame’s anatomy: the mat and the glass.

In an acidic environment, the fibers in artwork gradually break down—a process that accelerates the longer it isn’t treated. To shield against acid exposure, conservation mats are treated to make sure they are pH neutral or slightly alkaline. Typically, the mats also consist of cotton rag or purified wood that tests negative for the presence of lignin, a common chemical compound that produces acid over time.

Although standard glass works well to protect artwork from probing fingers and curious tongues, it still leaves paintings vulnerable to UV radiation, both from the sun and from fluorescent lighting. Available in a number of classes and price points, conservation glass filters out most—up to 98%—of UV radiation, preventing colors from fading due to photolytic degradation while still allowing for, in many cases, seamless visual clarity.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 30 days. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per household. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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