Archival Methods Blog

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    Beyond “Photo-Safe”…What Does it All Mean?

    This blog was written for the Association of Personal Photo Organizers. Archival Methods is an APPO industry partner, and a sponsor of their annual Save Your Photos Month.   Why do these terms matter? Photo-safe. Archival. Acid-free. These are just some of the terms that are used when describing products in the photo industry…but what […]

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    Welcome to Our New Location

    In late June, we embarked on a move to consolidate all of our business operations under one roof. Our expanded space keeps us in Rochester, and will allow for greater capacity to develop new products and explore new collaborations with other firms. Not our first rodeo Archival Methods has quite a history of moves; hopefully […]

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    Old Photos & Heirlooms | Safe Alternatives to Basement & Attic Storage

        Old Photos & Heirlooms: Safe Alternatives to Basement & Attic Storage              Archival Binder Pages & Collector Grade Binders are perfect for elegantly storing old photos on shelvesin your home or office, avoiding the many risks associated with storage in basements & attics. (Please click on each image for more […]

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    Archival Mounting | 4 Easy Steps for “Floating” an Image in a Mat

      Archival Mounting: 4 Easy Steps for “Floating” an Image in a Mat         One of the more dynamic archival mounting techniques involves “floating” an image in the center of a window mat so that the entire piece can be seen. Here we’re going to cover 4 steps for accomplishing this by using […]

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    Scanning Photographs | Why these 8 Steps for Family Archiving are Important!

      Scanning Photographs: Why these 8 Steps for Family Archiving are Important!       The answers to the questions posed in the photo above are in fact some of the most important things you can do when it comes to family history . . .     . . . scanning photographs, old & new […]

Presentation & Storage

Archival Storage & Presentation | Our Top 10 Most Popular Blogs of 2017

        Archival Storage & Presentation:Our Top 10 Most Popular Blogs of 2017 Here is Archival Methods' list of


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Family History & Genealogy

Preserving Photographs | 5 Steps to Rescue Snapshots from Old Family Displays

Preserving Photographs:5 Steps to Rescue Snapshots from Old Family Displays           Recently I was asked for advice


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Preserving Collections

Beyond “Photo-Safe”…What Does it All Mean?

This blog was written for the Association of Personal Photo Organizers. Archival Methods is an APPO industry partner, and a


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Matting & Framing

Archival Framing | 4 Steps for Choosing What’s Right for YOU!

Archival Framing: 4 Steps for Choosing What's Right for YOU!              Some of the colors & profiles


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Products In Action

Archival Methods’ Easiest & Most Versatile Archival Storage Solution

Archival Methods' Easiest & Most Versatile Archival Storage Solution The photo above shows a variety of different antique images &


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All-In-One Kits & Accessories

Archival Update | Genealogy & Collections 1 | Newspaper & Magazine Storage

Archival Update / Genealogy & Collections 1: Newspaper & Magazine Storage Well, folks, every once in a while we'll be


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