Preservation Briefs: Recognizing and Resolving Common Preservation Problems, 1-14
Government Printing Office, Nov 1, 1987 - Architecture - 124 pages
Provides guidance to owners, architects, and developers of historic buildings with information on: cleaning and waterproof coating for historic masonry; repointing mortar joints; conserving energy; roofing for historic buildings; historic adobe buildings; dangers of abrasive cleaning; historic glazed architectural terra-cotta; aluminum and vinyl siding on wood frame buildings; repairing historic wooden windows; exterior paint problems on historic woodwork; and rehabilitating historic storefronts.
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