The actual springhouse portion of the structure was on the right; the larger portion on the left was likely inhabited by a tenant farmer. The springhouse portion's roof was not watertight and had collapsed. Luckily, the roof on the left side had held, making it possible to preserve the beams and wood ceilings.
- Matching the stone geologically. In this case all of the stone is local Pennsylvania fieldstone.
- Copying the patterning of the stones. The walls here, original and new, are called random rubble stone walls.
- Mimicking the style of mortar. A raked-back joint method with a brushed finish was used here.
- Matching the color of the mortar. The team created a formula that mimicked the original mortar color.
To the left of the original walk-in fireplace are new built-ins and a small wet bar with a wood countertop. All of the hardware and new woodwork respect the original farm building's style. The mantel beam is original.