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Historic Preservation:

Historic preservation briefs serve as a great source of assistance to owners and developers of historic buildings.


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Published by the federal government, these historic preservation briefs are a great source of assistance to owners and developers of historic buildings.

Use them to help recognize and resolve common preservation and repair problems prior to beginning work.

Paper copies of these briefs, with original pictures in place, can be ordered from the Government Printing Office. To order, use this page from the GPO's Web site. Search the Sales Product Catalog for "Preservation Briefs." http://bookstore.gpo.gov/

 

 

 

 


Historic Preservation Brief: Preserving Historic Ceramic Tile FloorsWriters working under contract with the federal government have assembled more than 40 booklets designed to help owners and developers of historic buildings recognize and resolve common preservation and repair problems.

We've collected and published the whole set. Here's a table of contents.

Or jump to these briefs directly:

EXTERIOR MAINTENANCE AND RESTORATION

ENERGY SYSTEMS

MASONRY

INTERIORS

WINDOWS

ROOFING

SIDING & EXTERIOR WOODWORK

REMODELING AND ADDITIONS

GENERAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ISSUES

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