National Park Service Preservation Briefs

Preservation Briefs are easy-to-read, fully-illustrated guides on preserving and maintaining historic buildings and resources.

Subjects range from repairing wood windows to cleaning historic masonry, patching historic plaster to building exterior additions. Over 40 briefs have been published, helping thousands of home owners, preservation professionals, organizations, and government agencies care for historic properties across the country.

Hard copies may be ordered from the Government Printing Office, or you can reference online versions of the briefs at the following website.

» TPS Preservation Briefs at National Park Service website