3 Results for tag "Preservation"
Painting The Governor’s Palace
As of Feb. 1, 2019, we have finished painting the entry and stair hall at the Governor’s Palace to reflect the latest research discoveries. We began by painting the paneling in the entry hall in January 2018. This year we continued the painting into the back hall, up the stairs, …
Monitoring and Treating for Pesky Pests
What is a sign of summer? Insects! Nothing says hot summer days like bees, ants, and cicadas. Some of these critters are extremely beneficial to our environment, but some wreak havoc on our wooden structures.The Department of Architectural Preservation and Research relies on the expertise of our Integrated Pest Management …
Maintaining Our Painted Surfaces in the Historic Area
One of the major annual projects for the Department of Architectural Preservation and Research is our exterior paint program. Paint is the first line of defense for wooden surfaces, as it protects the wood from moisture. We have found that the integrity of siding and trim is greatly improved with …