Services

The high quality of our engineering, structure & reinforcing is part of all of our stained glass windows & is essential to their longevity. This is one of the reasons we have been able to provide our clients, over generations, with the highest quality of stained glass windows. Our expertise for more than 100 years has provided architects, contractors, institutions, homeowners and the religious community with a professional and reliable staff of artisans to guide you through any of your Stained & Leaded Glass window projects. Please browse our list of services below & feel free to Contact Us or call (800) 969-4106 with any questions & to discuss your upcoming project with a member of our staff.

New Windows Services

Ecclesiastical Designs

  • Review of medium to specify proper frame system
  • Collaborating with architect, client, and committee, as to what the art work should accomplish
  • Establishing:
  1. Style
  2. Subject matter
  3. Color Scheme
  4. Types of glass
  5. Specifications
  6. Budgets
  • Selecting an artist and presenting a design idea at no cost or obligation

Historic Stained Glass Restoration Services

  • Survey the existing condition of your stained glass windows
  • Provide condition reports
  • Prepare specifications
  • Provide a complete cost proposal
  • Cost for protective glazing and venting system if required
  • Provide a cost for replacement of wood framing with mahogany
  • Wood epoxy restoration procedure for windows repairs
  • New aluminum steel and bronze framing system

Recent Tiffany Restorations

Rohlf’s Studio has been commissioned by The Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn, NY for the past five years to preserve their large Tiffany stained glass windows.  Louis Comfort Tiffany and Company (1848-1933), one of America’s foremost masters of...

United Presbyterian Church – Cortland, NY

     United Presbyterian Church (situated near Suny Cortland) started a restoration project to restore their century old fourteen stained glass windows. The church contracted a local stained glass company to take out one window to start the process. The turnaround...

St. Edward the Confessor – Syosset, NY

St. Edward the Confessor in Syosset, NY had a design competition to create new stained glass windows for their church. Artist Alexander Sidorov won the design competition for Rohlf’s Studio over two other companies for the job. His design for "The Woman at the Well"...

The Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral

      Established in 1815, The Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in the city. After becoming a New York City landmark in 1966, it would be designated as a minor basilica in 2010 by Pope Francis’s predecessor, Benedict XVI.      Famously...

St. Hubert’s Chapel in Kinnelon Gets Recreated Stained Glass: A 45-year Saga.

Coming full circle in any endeavor is powerful. Especially when it’s been a long time coming. And in terms of reconstruction, when coming full circle involves more than 45 years, it is even more gratifying to witness a project’s completion. And so was with a historic,...

Rohlf’s is a Stained Glass Studio with a Long History Restoring Tiffany Stained Glass Windows

One could spend many months delving into the topic of stained glass and how Louis C. Tiffany advanced the contemporary art of glassmaking, but the goal of this post is a brief overview. It will support the case for only using a studio with artisans and craftsmen who...

Highest Level of Craftsmanship Ensures Impeccable Restoration of Stained Glass Window by John Bolton.

Doing a job in a half-baked way does not protect your assets, and it certainly does not protect your valuable stained glass church windows. After all, what is the point of spending time and money to restore a stained glass church window, and not carry the job through...

New Stained Glass Windows for New Construction Chapel at Chestnut Hill Center in Boston, MA

The elegant chapel for 32 was designed as a major addition to the Chestnut HIll Center for Men and completed in December, 2013.  The overall design theme was inspired by the low arch found extensively in the original mansion.  This motif was used in the projecting...

Restoring Stained Glass Windows: White Plains Presbyterian Church Provides a Case in Point

Like people who are mortal, ecclesiastical stained glass won’t last forever. Stained glass windows that are used for decorative purposes or to illustrate Biblical stories often need restoring and re-glazing once they have reached 80 years or so of service. At that...

How to Write an RFP for Stained Glass Restoration that Brings Qualified Bidders for your Church Window Restoration Project

Often the most beloved part of a house of worship is the stained glass windows that adorn the sanctuary. So when cracks appear or re-leading becomes necessary, religious and lay leadership find themselves in the position of selecting a partner in the restoration of...