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Rehabilitating Painted Surfaces in Your Historic Building

Best practices for restoring original paint finishes.
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Preventing Paint Failure on Your Historic Building

Learn common causes of paint failure and preventative measures.
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Historic Buildings and Lead Paint

Learn to manage or remove lead paint in your historic building.
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Painting Tips for Your Historic Building

Explore best practices for painting your historic building.
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Selecting Paint Colors for Your Historic Building

Learn how to choose exterior paint colors for your historic building.
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Preparing Metal Surfaces for Paint on Your Historic Building

Learn how to prepare metal surfaces for painting.
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Preserving Exterior Metal Elements on Your Historic Building

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.
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Selecting Paint and Supplies for Your Historic Building

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.
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Removing Paint from Your Historic Building

Review methods of removing paint and managing lead paint in your historic building.

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