Paul A. JaegerPaul Jaeger provides custom carpentry, construction, maintenance, and storm response services for buildings throughout Hunterdon County and surrounding areas.  Since 1989, Paul  has provided clients with expertise in evaluating, repairing, restoring, and maintaining 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century structures.  Paul has served as the project foreman and contributed hands-on skills on multi-faceted, historic preservation projects including the structural restoration of an 1870’s Italianate, timberframed farmhouse and the rehabilitation and renovation of an 1850’s, country, Greek Revival church; an 1850’s Greek Revival house; a 1948, masonry church; an early 1800’s mansion; and an early 1800’s steeple, among others.  Paul has also served as the project manager on the construction of new, high-end, custom homes.  Paul received his Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation from Boston University in 1999.  Prior to earning his masters, Paul worked for the National Park Service. Paul’s past work experience includes six years as a Restoration Exhibit Specialist in the Preservation and Design Office of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, two years working with a Boston-area historic preservation construction contractor, 1 year as a restoration carpenter at Minute Man National Historic Park in Lexington, Massachusetts, 2 years working with a Pennsylvania restoration carpentry company, and 8 months \managing new, beach-front construction of high-end, custom homes in California.

While working for the National Park Service, Paul was additionally trained in storm response, including emergency maintenance on historic structures, snow removal, and tree removal.

Paul is prior member of the Flemington Historic Commission reviewing projects within the Historic District that require Planning Board approval.  Paul also assisted the Flemington Historic Committee with developing and reviewing a draft Historic Preservation Ordinance and Guidelines.

Through Paul’s studies and professional associations, he has attended courses, workshops, and conferences in:

  • preservation planning
  • preservation management
  • building conservation
  • building rehabilitation
  • adaptive reuse
  • neighborhood conservation
  • colonial architecture
  • Boston architecture
  • cultural landscapes
  • traditional timber framing
  • moisture problems in historic buildings
  • preservation skills
  • historic plaster repair
  • historic window restoration
  • structural evaluation and repair of timber frame structures
  • structural evaluation and repair of masonry
  • installation of EPDM rubber roofing

For more information, contact Paul at (908)752-1524,

Paul is a fully insured and registered Home Improvement Contractor.  New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs, Home Improvement Contractor Registration # 13VH01379700