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Free Webinar: How to use Roof Coatings to Protect Historic Homes

On Thursday, June 13 at 8pm Preservation Products Inc. will hold a free webinar through The webinar is titled, How to use Roof Coatings to Protect Historic Homes. 

You will learn how Elastomeric Roof Coating Systems:

Tin Roofing Today vs. 19th Century Tin Roofing

There are many differences in tin roofing today and how it was originally done in the 19th Century. The New York State Historic Trust (NYSHT) wrote a book in 1971, 19th Century Tin Roofing and Its Use at Hyde Hall. This book discusses the different methods and materials for tin roofs in the 19th century as well as those used specifically at Hyde Hall. 

Protecting Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter

Fort Sumter is located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. It was here that this week 152 years ago on April 12th 1861 the Civil War would begin when Confederate artillery began the bombardment of the fort. After 34-hours of artillery fire the Union surrendered. The Confederacy would hold the fort until they finally abandoned it prior to Sherman’s capture of Charleston in February 1865 almost 4 years later. The conflict would claim the lives of over 600,000 Americans.

White Roofs - Cooler AND Greener

Cool roofing is hot!

Preservation Terminology

In a historic preservation project, there are several different paths that can be taken — and preservation is just one of them. Preservation specifically refers to the stabilization and preservation of a historic building to keep it looking the way it looks now. In addition to Preservation, there are three other paths that can be taken in a historic building project - Rehabilitation, Restoration, and Reconstruction.

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