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Types of Electrical Systems in Historic Buildings

Learn the history of electrical wiring in Wisconsin to address problems with the electrical system in your historic building.
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Selecting an Air Conditioning System for Your Historic House

Learn what to consider before you retrofit your historic house for air conditioning.
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Historic Building Foundations

Learn the three things you should know about the construction of your historic building's foundation.
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Identifying Problems with Your Historic Brick Foundation

Learn to identify typical brick foundation problems.
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Identifying Problems with Your Historic Concrete Block Foundation

Learn to identify typical concrete block foundation problems.
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Identifying Problems with Your Historic Poured Concrete Foundation

Learn to identify typical poured concrete foundation problems.
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Evaluating Structural Problems in Your Historic Building's Foundation

Learn about structural issues that could occur in the foundation of your historic building.
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Identifying Structural Problems with Your Historic Building

Learn to identify and evaluate structural problems in your historic building's foundation.
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Maintaining the Furnace in Your Historic House

Learn best practices to maintain and/or replace the original furnace in your historic house.
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How to Prevent Water Damage to Your Historic House or Building Foundation

How to identify water-related issues and ways to keep water away from the foundation of a historic building.
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Working with Professionals to Replace Your Historic Building Foundation

Review the steps a professional will take when replacing the foundation of your historic building.

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