Historic Preservation Technical Documents

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Concrete

Standard Testing Sequence for Removing Unknown Stains from Concrete
Procedure Code: 371003G

Types of Cracks in Concrete and Typical Causes
Procedure Code: 373202G

Electrical

Guidelines For Installing Fire Alarms In Historic Buildings
Procedure Code: 1672101G

Finishes

General Maintenance Guidelines For Ceramic Tile
Procedure Code: 931001G

Architectural Scagliola: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 920005G

Evaluating When Lead Paint Mitigation Is Necessary
Procedure Code: 990003G

Guidelines for Identifying Historic Paint Colors
Procedure Code: 990009G

Properties and Uses of Calcimine Paint
Procedure Code: 990006G

Properties and Uses of Whitewash Paint
Procedure Code: 990005G

Protection Measures For Lead-Based Paint Hazard-Reduction Work
Procedure Code: 990010G

Surface Preparation Guidelines For Brick, Metal, Wood And Plaster
Procedure Code: 990008G

Cork Tile: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 966001G

Linoleum: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 966002G

Terrazzo: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 940001G

"Pantasote" Imitation Leather: General Information
Procedure Code: 995001G

General Requirements

Checklist For The Routine Inspection Of Buildings
Procedure Code: 180001G

General GSA Maintenance Guidelines
Procedure Code: 180003G

Recognizing Excessive Condensation in Buildings
Procedure Code: 180005G

Standard Job Times For Miscellaneous Maintenance Tasks
Procedure Code: 180002G

Fire Safety Retrofitting Guidelines For Historic Buildings
Procedure Code: 109121G

GSA Alteration Guidelines For Interiors
Procedure Code: 109120G

Guidelines For Salvaging Historic Building Materials In The Event Of A Disaster
Procedure Code: 109122G

Accessibility Planning for Persons with Disabilities
Procedure Code: 106005G

Architect's Checklist for Rehabilitating Historic Structures
Procedure Code: 110012G

Fire Prevention Precautions For Hot Work
Procedure Code: 110001G

Masonry

Guidelines for Evaluating the Condition of Brick Masonry and Mortar
Procedure Code: 421109G

Historic (Early) Brick: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 421108G

Cast Stone: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 472001G

Concrete Block: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 422001G

Granite: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 446501G

Limestone: Characteristics, Uses And Problem
Procedure Code: 446001G

Marble: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 445501G

Guidelines for Using High Pressure Cleaning Equipment on Masonry
Procedure Code: 451004G

Types Of Cleaning Detergents
Procedure Code: 451007G

Preparing Lime Mortar For Repointing Masonry
Procedure Code: 410003G

Sandstone: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 447001G

Checklist For Inspecting Stone Masonry Failures
Procedure Code: 440001G

Micro-Cotta As Alternative Replacement For Terra Cotta
Procedure Code: 421404G

Terra Cotta: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 421403G

Monitoring And Evaluating Cracks In Masonry
Procedure Code: 420002G

Mechanical

Guidelines For Locating New Ducts, Grilles, Light Fixtures And Switches In Historic Buildings
Procedure Code: 1501003G

Design Guidelines For Installing Sprinkler Systems In Historic Buildngs
Procedure Code: 1530001G

Metals

Copper: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 501501G

Patination Formulas For Bronze
Procedure Code: 503002G

Aluminum: Charcteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 501008G

Bronze: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 501003G

Cast Iron: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 501004G

Checklist For Inspecting Bronze Failures
Procedure Code: 501002G

Checklist For Inspecting Cast Iron Failures
Procedure Code: 501001G

Classifications Of Aluminum Cleaners
Procedure Code: 501012G

Galvanized Iron And Steel: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 501009G

Lead: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 501014G

Monel: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 501016G

Nickel Silver: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 501017G

Primers And Paints For Zinc And Galvanized Iron And Steel
Procedure Code: 501015G

Primers and Paints for Wrought Iron, Cast Iron and Steel
Procedure Code: 501013G

Stainless Steel: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 501018G

Tin: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 501010G

Wrought Iron: Characteristics, Uses and Problems
Procedure Code: 501011G

Initial Assessment Procedures For Inspecting Outdoor Sculptures
Procedure Code: 572501G

Semi- Annual Procedures For Inspecting Outdoor Sculpture
Procedure Code: 572502G

Specialties

Methods Of Bird Control: Advantages And Disadvantages
Procedure Code: 1029601G

Guidelines for Installing Accessible Building Hardware in Ornamental Wall Finishes
Procedure Code: 870002G

Thermal and Moisture Protection

Built-Up Roofing: Problems At Parapets
Procedure Code: 751001G

Criteria For Selecting Masonry Joint Sealants
Procedure Code: 790001G

Sealants: Characteristics, Uses And Problems
Procedure Code: 790002G

Sources of Flat Roof Failures - Inspection Guidance
Procedure Code: 750001G

Types Of Flat Roofing And Factors Affecting Its Deterioration
Procedure Code: 750002G

Supplemental Guidelines for Repairing & Replacing Slate Roofs
Procedure Code: 731504G

Types Of Masonry Water Repellents
Procedure Code: 718001G

Wood and Plastics

Supplemental Guidelines For Removing Paint From Interior And Exterior Wood Surfaces
Procedure Code: 640002G

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