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Doors, Awnings, Porches

  • Doors, Practical Conservation Guideline by the City of Saint John, NB
  • Porches, Practical Conservation Guideline by the City of Saint John, NB
  • Awnings,  Practical Conservation Guideline by the City of Saint John, NB

Façades

  • Façades, Practical Conservation Guideline by the City of Saint John, NB

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Wood and Wood Siding

  • Keeping Wood Siding on Historic Buildings by Andrew Powter,describes the advantages of retaining historic siding materials and identifies some of the disadvantages of installing modern materials like aluminium or vinyl over the original siding. It also describes the repair and refinishing of wood siding.
  • Repairing Wood Siding on Historic Buildings: Runciman House by Andrew Powter, is a case study of siding repair methods used in the restoration of the 200-year-old Runciman House in Annapolis Royal, N.S.
  • Wood Siding by the Vancouver Heritage Foundation & Victoria Heritage Foundation, Your Style Series #4
  • A Wood Primer - by Susan Turner, Heritage Magazine, Summer 2000