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Dangers of abrasive cleaning to historic buildings

Anne E. Grimmer

Dangers of abrasive cleaning to historic buildings

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Published by [Dept. of the Interior], Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, [Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation], Technical Preservation Services Division in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration.,
  • Abrasives.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnne E. Grimmer.
    SeriesPreservation briefs -- 6.
    ContributionsUnited States. Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation. Technical Preservation Services Division.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17704004M


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Historic: By contrast, conscientious dry or wet abrasive cleaning of a historic structure would be conducted within the range of 20 to psi at a range of 3 to 12 inches. Cleaning at this low pressure requires the use of a very fine 00 or 0 mesh grit forced through a nozzle with a 1/4-inch opening.

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Dangers of abrasive cleaning to historic buildings. [Anne E Grimmer; United States. National Park Service. Technical Preservation Services Division.]. Grimmer, Anne E. Preservation Brief 6: Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings. Washington, DC: Preservation Assistance Division, National Park Service, U.S.

Department of the Interior, Grimmer, Anne E. Keeping it Clean: Removing Exterior Dirt, Paint, Stains and Graffiti from Historic Masonry Buildings. Preservation Briefs Provides guidance to owners, architects, and developers of historic buildings with information on cleaning and waterproof coating for historic masonry, repointing mortar joints, conserving energy, roofing for historic buildings, historic adobe buildings, dangers of abrasive cleaning, historic glazed architectural terra-cotta, aluminum and vinyl siding on wood frame.

A very good hand book for the preservation works. Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings. The Preservation of Historic Glazed Architectural TerraCotta. Aluminum and Vinyl Siding on Historic Buildings The Appropriateness of Substitute Materials for Resurfacing Historic Wood Frame Buildings.

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Before cleaning identify prior treatments as well as the soiling material being removed such as soot, smoke, stains from oil or metal, mold, mildew, ivy, or paint. Cleaning Methods There are three categories of methods: Water, Chemical, and Abrasive Cleaning Historic Masonry Rehabilitation Standard No.

7. Grimmer, Anne E. Dangers of abrasive cleaning to historic buildings. [Department of the Interior], Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service [Office of Archeology and Historic Preservation], Technical Preservation Services Division, (This is not a general recommendation for the use of abrasive cleaning of terracotta which is now known to be extremely sensitive to damage by abrasive cleaning.) The decision to clean an historic building is not one which should be made lightly, as cleaning can have significant physical and visual results.

CAUTION: Do not use harsh, abrasive cleaning methods, such as sandblasting, to clean or remove paint from your historic masonry building.

Abrasive cleaning methods remove the exterior hard crust, expose the soft inner brick and allow water to penetrate. Abrasive cleaning of historic buildings is also a violation of state statutes. The HOME REFERENCE BOOK - the Encyclopedia of Homes, Carson Dunlop & Associates, Toronto, Ontario, 25th Ed.,is a bound volume of more than illustrated pages that assist home inspectors and home owners in the inspection and detection of problems on buildings.

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There are many ways to clean books and ephemera, but the more effective the cleaner, the more abrasive it may be, and the greater the risk that cleaning will cause damage. Weigh the need for cleaning against the stability of the book and what it’s made of; always test, especially when colors or fabrics are involved.

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Author: Department of the Interior; Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield ISBN: Category: Historic buildings Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» From removing graffiti in Manhattan to rebuilding a hops barn in Oregon, the National Park Service-a part of the Department of the Interior-has faced just about every.

Preservation Brief #1 - () Assessing Cleaning and Water-Repellent Treatments for Historic Masonry Buildings Preservation Brief #2 - () Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Brick Buildings Preservation Brief #6 - () Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings Preservation Brief #7 - () The Preservation of.

With buildings that haven’t been occupied for some time, or older buildings where there are perhaps building defects which allow access to the eaves or loft space, there is a higher chance of an infestation of some kind – whether that be pests, rodents or birds.

Secretary of the Interior's Standards. The Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for the Treatment of Historic Properties are the national best practices for how to take care of historic resources, from buildings to landscapes and everything in between.

They are the basis for most preservation projects in the United States, are required to be met for exterior developments on. Trust’s collection of historic house museums, they have been adapted here for homeowners and other historic site overseers, as well.

More than 6, historic sites in this country are open to the public. Many of them have original or historic furnishings, all of which need proper care and cleaning. TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 General Handling & Moving.

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This book provides the results of a major international study led by West Germany which examines the causes of decay in addition to the treatment and methods of conserving brickwork and historic mortars. Dangers of abrasive cleaning to historic buildings [] Grimmer, Anne E.

Dangers of abrasive cleaning to historic buildings. Book came in condition advertised. Overall the book is well worth the cost. Book is direct and to the point. Probably useful to Architects/Structural Engineers/ Contractors working on historic buildings in the USA, but much of the text could be applied to historic or modern renovation in any country (taking into account local regulations on Reviews: 2.

Forty-two fully illustrated chapters include: - cleaning and waterproof coating for historic masonry -- repointing mortar joints -- maintaining historic adobe buildings -- the dangers of abrasive cleaning -- repairing historic wooden windows -- rehabilitating historic storefronts -- repairing wooden shingles -- preserving barns -- repairing.

The following list identifies of the facade. the main headings and a more detailed list may be obtained from the book Cleaning Historic The specification should stipulate whether test Buildings.

6 Golden’s Historic Preservation Program G olden is a Certified Local Government, which is a National Park Service program designation, aimed at improving. Preservation Brief 6: Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings; Preservation Brief 7: The Preservation of Historic Glazed Architectural Terra-Cotta; Preservation Brief 8: Aluminum and Vinyl Siding on Historic Buildings: The Appropriateness of Substitute Materials for Resurfacing Historic Wood Frame Buildings.

Abrasive cleaning is also important to owners of an old house, specifically when dealing with cleaning fireplaces or masonry.

In its article "Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings," provides detailed background information as well as tips homeowners can use a former rehabilitation advisor, says in his book. Cleaning Basics Cleaning tombstones and monuments has become quite popular among many individuals and groups.

Some groups do it as part of reading cemeteries to gather historical documentation or as a way to beautify a cemetery. Others are individual descendants doing much the same things. And other. Brick Buildings 3. Conserving Energy in Historic Buildings 4. Roofing for Historic Buildings 5. The Preservation of Historic Adobe Buildings 6.

The Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning on Historic Buildings 7. The Preservation of Historic Glazed Architectural Terra Cotta 8. Aluminum and Vinyl Siding on Historic Buildings 9. The Repair of Historic. Grimmer, Anne E. Preservation Brief 6: Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings.

Washington, DC: Heritage Preservation Services, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Preservation Brief The Preservation and Repair of Historic Stucco.

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Table of Contents IV. Preservation Briefs: National Park Service 51 Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings. Overall, the briefs range from instructions on preserving historic barns, to the dangers abrasive cleaning can pose to historic structures, to guidelines for making historic buildings more accessible to the public.

While a number of the guides focus on specific topics, there are. Materials and Cleaning Methods There are three main groups that masonry cleaning methods are usually divided into: abrasive, chemical, and water.

Water methods work to soften the soiling materials and dirt and then rinse the deposits away from a masonry surface. When chemical cleaning agents are used they react with paint, soiling material or dirt.

Forty-two fully illustrated chapters include: - cleaning and waterproof coating for historic masonry-- repointing mortar joints-- maintaining historic adobe buildings-- the dangers of abrasive cleaning-- repairing historic wooden windows-- rehabilitating historic storefronts-- repairing wooden shingles-- preserving barns-- repairing stucco.

Boys and girls learn the value of cleanliness as early as they learn how to talk—perhaps earlier. People everywhere have always carried the concept of being clean and staying clean that it is already part of their system. Even if some lifestyles are not up to the standards of your average neat freak folk, the need to bathe, to free oneself from dirt does not die.

Old Buildings, New Ideas: Historic Preservation and Creative Industry Development as Complementary Urban Revitalization Strategies Abstract The cultivation of the creative sector through the implementation of arts districts has been employed as an. The National Park Service, in its Preservation Brief #6: “Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings” has this to say on the subject: Wood: Most types of wood used for buildings are soft, fibrous and porous, and are particularly susceptible to damage by abrasive cleaning.

Because the summer wood between the lines of the grain is. One of the major causes of damage to historical buildings is improper cleaning and coating services.

One or the other may be appropriate in some specific situations, however, both treatments may cause serious damages and even destruction to a historical building if they’re not done properly. Historic masonry includes brick, stone, architectural Terra-cotta, concrete and .