Removing mold from photos
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What to do When an Old Photograph has Water Damage

A common problem we see at The Photo Restoration Center is old photos with water damage. Sometimes the pictures have blotches, while other times mold forms leaving unsightly patterns and marks. If you’ve found a favorite family photograph…
Faded Photo
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Why Old Photos Fade & How to Prevent It

As time goes by, old photos fade. Their colors become washed out, and black and white shades lose their distinction turning a dull grey. Sometimes, the image almost disappears completely. It’s sad to see the memories disappear along with it,…
How to Retain the Value of Your Old Photographs
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How to Retain the Value of Your Old Photographs

For nearly 200 years, the most significant events in our history have been captured in photographs. Historical incidents, significant people, and sporting victories live on through printed images, as do the people and places that are close to…
Can Your Old Photograph be Restored?
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Can Your Old Photograph be Restored?

A Guide to Our Photo Restoration Services Discovering a precious old photograph with stains or rips is sadly a common phenomenon. Accidents happen and with pre-digital photography there's often only one copy of each print. These unique…
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Caring For Your Photographs and What To Do When It’s Too Late

Old photos are especially fragile. Photographs can yellow, crack, and stick to glass, or become moldy. To prevent further damage, all you need to know are a few basics on how to properly store and mount your photographs. For photos that have…