Maintenance Resources

Stillwater's historical character is dependent on the individual efforts of each private property owner.  Through the use of proper treatments and applications, Stillwater's historical and cultural resources will continue to be preserved into the future.  

 

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) provides contact information for preservation specialists. Visit their online directory to find consultants and contractors who may be able to assist you with your project.  

 

Use the links, below, to learn about appropriate maintenance procedures.  

 

Wood Structures and Residences

Rehabilitating a Historic Home in Stillwater

 

Links to National Park Service Preservation Briefs

Repairing Wood Windows

Replacing Wooden Frames and Sash

Repairing Wood Porches

Substitute Material Appropriateness

Exterior Paint Problems

Repairing Plaster Walls

Lead Paint Hazard Reduction

 

Brick, Stone and Commercial Buildings

Repointing Mortar Joints

Rehabilitating Historic Storefronts

Metal Ceilings and Walls

Restoring Metal Roof Cornices

Accessibility

Cleaning and Water-Repellent Treatments

Water Soak Cleaning of Limestone

Graffiti Removal

 

Historical Appropriateness

New Additions to Historic Buildings

Rehabilitating a Historic Home in Stillwater

 

Neighborhood Character

Stillwater Conservation District Design

Stillwater Commercial Historic District Design

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