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General Information

Tax Credits for Historic Homes

Apply for tax credits for historic residences in Wisconsin.

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

Guidelines to follow when you must replace an original feature in your historic building.

General Information

Historic Buildings and Lead Paint

Learn to manage or remove lead paint in your historic building.

Learn how to repair ceramic tiles in your historic house.

Steps for repairing the glazing compound in historic windows in order to improve energy efficiency.

Learn how to prepare metal surfaces for painting.

Learn methods of sealing and insulating many different parts of your historic house.

Explore guidelines for building an addition to a historic house while preserving its historic character.

Different types of weatherstripping for exterior doors that will improve energy efficiency of a historic building.

Learn about structural issues that could occur in the foundation of your historic building.

Learn the basics of how to repair linoleum in your historic building.

Explore information about caring for the clay tile roof on your historic house.

Learn how this landowner turned burial sites on his land into an asset.

Directions for replacing a broken or rotted sash cord in a historic window.

National Park Service

Assists projects leading directly to identification, preservation, and interpretation of battlefield and/or historic sites associated with a battle.

Learn how to maintain the woodwork in your historic house or building.

Insulate and seal walls in your historic house to improve energy efficiency.

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HOPE VI Main Street Program

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development

This program provides assistance to smaller communities developing affordable housing undertaken in connection with a Main Street evitalization effort.

Learn the key factors to consider before purchasing a historic house.
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