Restoration Resources

The Association for Preservation Technology
The Association for preservation Technology International is a cross-disciplinary, membership organization dedicated to promoting the best technology for conserving historic structures and their settings.

Best Practices for the Care of Structures and Landscapes, 2010

Center Street Historic District Association

John Leeke’s Historic Homeworks
Helping owners, tradespeople, contractors, and professionals understand and maintain their historic and older buildings.

Lead Paint Fact Sheet

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
NCPTT protects America’s historic legacy by equipping preservation professionals with progressive technology-based research and training.

The National Park Service: Preservation Briefs
Preservation Briefs provide guidance on preserving, rehabilitating, and restoring historic buildings.

The National Park Service: Preservation Tech Notes
The Preservation Tech Notes provide practical information on traditional practices and innovative techniques for successfully maintaining and preserving cultural resources.

National Preservation Institute
Founded in 1980 as a nonprofit organization, NPI offers seminars in historic preservation and cultural resource management.

NTHP: Resources for Historic Homeowners
Homeowners are on the front lines of historic preservation. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is committed to helping owners of older and historic homes be stewards of their own “historic site”.

OldHomes.com: Historic Preservation Organizations
An extensive database of historic preservation listings, including old-house businesses, services, or organizations.

Partners of Sacred Places
Partners is the only national, non-sectarian, nonprofit organization devoted to helping congregations and their communities sustain and actively use older and historic sacred places.

Preservation Directory
Online resource for historic preservation, building restoration, and cultural resource management in The United States and Canada.

PreserveNet is designed to provide preservationists with a comprehensive database of regularly updated Internet resources and current professional opportunities.

Rehabilitation: The Approach

Standard and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada
The result of a major collaborative effort among federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal governments, heritage conservation professionals, heritage developers, and many individual Canadians.

Strategic Fire Protection in Historic Buildings
The introduction of conventional fire doors and partitions can have a disastrous effect on a building’s character and historic interest. Risk assessment and the development of a strategic approach to fire safety measures can lead to more sympathetic solutions.

Timber Framers Guild
Timber Framers Guild is a nonprofit educational membership association dedicated to the craft of timber framing.

Window Repair & Retrofit
The Value of Original Window Repair and Retrofit: Studies and Research

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