Free eBook Covers Historic Renovation


Renovating buildings that have survived generations is no easy task, especially when it comes to coatings, but a free new compilation of expert advice can help teams tackling these projects.

Renovation of Historic Structures is a downloadable 50-page collection of expert-written articles about the cleaning and removal of coatings from historic masonry surfaces, resurrection of decorative elements, and more.

The eBook, published by Durability + Design, features these titles:

  • Rules of Removal: Chemical Stripping and Historic Masonry,” by Courtney Murdock, AMT Labs;
  • Building a Formula for Removing Coatings from Masonry Surfaces,” by Kenneth A. Trimber, KTA-Tator Inc.;
  • Peeling Away the Years: Taking on the Job of Getting Old Coating Off,” by Deborah Slaton, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.; and
  • Midwestern Masterpiece,” by Gunar Gruenke, Conrad Schmitt Studios.

The eBook is sponsored by Dumond Chemicals.

Download Renovation of Historic Structures free now.


Tagged categories: Decorative painting; Historic Structures; Maintenance + Renovation; Maintenance coating work; Masonry; Masonry coatings; Paint and coatings removal; Renovation; Restoration; Surface preparation

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