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Up to 74% 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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1 ratings1 reviews
6 days ago
Helpful and patient, would gladly return. I got a poster and a painting framed.
1 ratings1 reviews
August 29, 2021
Very helpful in choosing frame and mat for artwork. Great suggestion about using museum glass. I would definitely use their services again.
Allenetop reviewer
8 ratings8 reviews
August 13, 2021
Very friendly and professional, and understands my needs and the time frame (no pun intended) that I need my artwork framed.
4 ratings2 reviews
April 25, 2021
Great service with good recommendation on design of matte and frame for my artwork.
Altustop reviewer
5 ratings5 reviews
April 1, 2021
2nd time using them great work
2 ratings2 reviews
February 24, 2021
Great framing. I love it. Allerton's pricing, and friendly service will bring be back again and again.
1 ratings1 reviews
February 23, 2021
I received two big map prints for the holidays and wanted to frame them. First time doing so - I have many more pieces in tubes at home! In the initial consultation, Jaman's suggestions for framing, matting, glass were great and easy. When I picked them up, they looked fantastic in the walnut he suggested. I will definitely be bringing more pieces by to be framed!
Racheltop reviewer
9 ratings9 reviews
February 20, 2021
I trusted the reviews and got my custom framing done. I am so pleased and it turned out perfect, I will definitely be going back for future business!
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  • $34 for $100 toward custom framing services
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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.

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 12 per person. May be repurchased every 365 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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