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Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation has partnered with the Historic Places Initiative to produce a series of conservation booklets we hope you will find useful. They are free to download:



Windows

Window Conservation Booklet

A resource guide for some of the most common issues surrounding wood windows found in Saskatchewan heritage structures. It provides factual information to anyone considering replacing repairable wooden windows.



Roofs

Roof Conservation Booklet 

Discusses roofs as architectural assemblies that have both functional and decorative elements that help define the architectural character of the historic building. Roof features include cupolas, parapets, chimneys, gutters, dormers, and bracketed eaves.


Base Conservation

Base Conservation Booklet 

A resource guide for some of the most common foundation issues found in Saskatchewan heritage structures.


Organize Conservation

Organize Conservation Booklet 

This provides insight into community-based heritage projects in Saskatchewan that have successfully met the challenge of securing the human and financial resources to meet their goals.


Masonry

Masonry Conservation Booklet 

A resource guide for some of the most common issues surrounding brick masonry on Saskatchewan heritage structures, it provides information to anyone considering the repair of historic brick masonry.



Standards and Guidelines

Standards and Guidelines Booklet 

A resource guide for some of the most common issues surrounding approaches (also referred to as “Treatments”) involving historic buildings in Saskatchewan. It provides information to anyone planning, designing and/or undertaking any type of work on a historic building.


Water Management

Water Management Conservation Booklet 

This is a resource guide for some of the most common issues that affect the physical integrity of historic buildings in Saskatchewan. When materials are subject to water getting and staying in places that can lead to deterioration, it can also raise water management issues.

 



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