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Preserving Interior Features in Your Historic Building

Review the most important features to maintain from your historic building's original interior design.
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Preserving Pressed Metal Ceilings in Your Historic Building

Learn best practices for preserving your original pressed-metal (tin) ceiling.
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Preserving an Original Elevator in Your Historic Building

Learn the value of preserving your historic building's original elevator.
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Preserving an Original Restroom in Your Historic Building

Learn the value of preserving original restroom features in your historic commercial building.
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Preserving Interior Plaster in Your Historic Building

Learn the best practices to preserve your original plaster walls and ceilings.
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Preserving Wood Floors in Your Historic Building

Learn about best practices to preserve and maintain your original wood floors.
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Preserving Decorative Plaster in Your Historic Building

Learn about best practices to preserve and maintain your decorative plaster features.
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Creating Second Floor Living Space in Your Historic Commercial Building

How to renovate upper floor space into residential units.
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Maintaining Shellac Finish on Wood Features in Your Historic Building

Discover ways to repair or maintain shellac finishes on wood surfaces.
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Renovating Your Historic Building's Interior

Elements to look for and pay attention to when renovating the interior of a historic building.
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Repairing Ceramic Tile Flooring in Your Historic House

Learn how to repair ceramic tiles in your historic house.
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Repairing Linoleum Flooring in Your Historic Building

Learn the basics of how to repair linoleum in your historic building.
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Repainting Interior Woodwork in Your Historic Building

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

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