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Entries from February 2009

Preservation Nation “green” tips for our homes

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments

 I was thinking it might be helpful to post relevant links from preservation minded organizations that could offer real tips and insights for living in old houses. Here’s a start from the National Trust’s Preservation magazine. www.preservationnation.org/magazine/2009/march-april/how-to-green-your-home.html Let me know if this is something that people enjoy or find useful. Sort of an Utne Reader […]

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Tags: Value-Added Historic Preservation

Risk for asbestos and lead in plaster and paint!!!!

February 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Hi Ron,    Today we decided to rip off wallpaper in our bedroom down to the plaster.  Later reading about old plaster we discovered there is a risk for asbestos and lead in plaster and paint!!!! We are concerned about being exposed! How can you tell if our walls contain asbestos/lead? We only took off […]

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Tags: lead paint