References & Testimonials

Please feel free to contact our customers / Day Time is usually the best time to call, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST.

A Special Message: Posted 11-2.2012 RE: Hurricane Sandy

We at Restorations by Peter Schichtel are experts in post-disaster furniture care, repair, and restoration. We have been fortunate over the past thirty years to have been given the opportunity to help families who have had the misfortune of being affected by catastrophic events such as a fire, a flood, or a storm’s wind. Cherished furnishings that were deemed a total loss by insurance companies have been brought  back to their full glory by our expert craftsmen.  No concern is too minor, and no question is too trivial for us to attend to. Please give us a call and see if we can help.


Residential References: Please only call between 9 & 5 PM EST.

Charles and Patricia Johnson: 973-769-0149

Wendy Holt: 973-507-9120

Roberta Hoffman: 973-442-1442

Beth Field: 973-479-6537

Kim Pistner: 973-644-2625

Bert and Don Marcy 973-615-0383

Pam Smith 908 581 2485


From: Merle Blackman <>
Date: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 6:46 PM
Subject: RE:
To: Schichtel Restorations <>
Dear Martha:

We never would have imagined that 10 old oak drawers that we found on a curbside could be made into cabinets that are so beautiful.  You truly brought these drawers back to life.  They work like new but retained their old-world charm.  We didn’t think it was possible!  It was such a fun experience working with you.  We will continue to search for old pieces of furniture that you can restore!  See you soon – I hope.

All the best,

Rich and Merle Blackman / Randolph, NJ


From: Lisa Washburn <>
Date: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 11:53 AM
Subject: Re: request for your testimonial
To: Schichtel Restorations <>

A failed attempt by a painter to re-stain our custom wood front door left it a horrible sight and led us to Schichtel Restorations.  Peter and his team did a  professional and beautiful job restoring the door!  It looks better than ever!

Lisa Washburn, Summit, NJ / Sent from my iPhone


On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 3:58 PM, Rhonda Federman <> wrote:

Hi Martha,

Peter did a fantastic job on our mahogany front doors. His expertise in technique and materials resulted in a beautifully restored finish to our doors. He was also efficient in his work and respectful of our need to complete the project in a timely manner. We recommend him highly.

Todd & Rhonda Federman


Rhonda Federman


From: Sandra Friaglia <>
Date: Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Subject: Re: Request for your Testimonial
To: Schichtel Restorations <>

Recently I had a large hutch/china closet  restored by Schichtel Restorations.    Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thought it would have turned out so beautiful.   It looks like it just came out of a showroom.   I still can’t believe it is the same piece.

Schichtel Restorations were wonderful to work with and so accommodating.   I am already lining up other pieces of furniture to be restored!
Sandra Friaglia

Sandra Friaglia
Sandies Specialties, Inc.
452 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Commercial Clients.

Debbie Whalen: 973 635 7133  Interior Design

Peter Sicoli: 908 204 9550  Interior Design

Kirsten Burhle: 908 234 1764  Butler’s of Far Hills, Interior Design

Diarmuid Dweye:r 212 355 3000  The Waldorf=Astoria

Carolann Fisher 646 773 4822  The Waldorf=Astoria

Bob Waldron: 908 347 8324  Custom Home Builder

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