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Historic Preservation - Technical Procedures

Spectitle:

Selected Reading On Masonry Restoration And Cleaning

Procedure code:

0450003S

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Preservation Technology Source Book

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Masonry

Section:

Masonry Restoration & Cleaning

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02/02/2015

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Selected Reading On Masonry Restoration And Cleaning


 

Selected Reading On Masonry Restoration And Cleaning

Procedure code: 0450003S

This standard includes a listing of some known sources that may be referenced for additional information on specific issues relating to this subject.

ARTICLES/PAPERS

-     Allanbrook, Timothy, and Kyle C. Normandin. The restoration of the Fifth Avenue facades of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. APT Bulletin 38 (4): 45-53. 2007.

-     Brick Institute of America.  "Cleaning Brick Masonry."  Technical Notes on Brick Construction (No. 20) rev., November, 1990.

-     Bryant, Terry.  "Protecting Exterior Masonry from Water Damage:  Moisture Control Procedures & Products."  Technology & Conservation, Spring 1978, pp. 38-42.

-     Bullock, Orin M.  "Brick, Adobe, Stone and Architectural Ceramics:  Problems and Techniques of Preservation."  Preservation and Conservation:  Principles and Practices.          Proceedings of the North American International Regional Conference 1972. Washington, D.C.:  The Preservation Press, 1976, pp. 131-141.

-    Cotton, J. Randall.  "Blasted... Now What?"  The Old-House Journal, January/February 1987, pp. 38-41.

-    Evans, Al and Steve Santaguida.  "Bond-Beam Construction; Reinforced Masonry for Seismic Damage."  The Old-House Journal, March/April 1991, pp. 44-48.

-    Ferro, Max, with Derek H. Tralstad.  "[Maintenance Case Study:] Aetna's Home Office."  Building Renovation, September/October 1992, pp. 54-60.

-    Fidler, John.  "Stain Reaction."  Traditional Homes.  November 1988, pp. 127,129.

-    Gale, Frances.  "Measurement of Water Absorption."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XXI, No. 3/4, 1989, pp. 8-9.

-    Grimmer, Anne E.  "Dangers of Abrasive Cleaning to Historic Buildings."  Preservation Briefs #6.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1979.  See http://www.nps.gov/history/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/6-dangers-abrasive-cleaning.htm

-    ____________.   Keeping It Clean: Removing Exterior Dirt, Paint, Stains, and Graffiti from Historic Masonry Buildings. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Preservation Assistance Division. 1988. See http://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/preservedocs/Keeping-It-Clean.pdf

-    Herman, Frederick.  "Masonry Repointing."  The Old-House Journal, June 1979, pp. 61, 66-68.

-    Huff, Matt.  "Repairing Old Chimneys."  The Old-House Journal, May 1977, pp. 49-52.   

Labine, Clem.  "Terra Cotta Replacement:  Is It Real, Or Is It GFRC?"  Traditional Building, May/June 1994, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 9-15.

-    LeBold, Diane and Ken Fisher, Jr.  "Repointing Stonework." The Old-House Journal, July/August 1991, pp. 38-41.

-    Lynch, Michael F. and William J. Higgins.  "(The) Maintenance  and Repair of Architectural Sandstone."  New York Landmarks Conservancy, 1982.

-    Mack, Robert C.  "(The) Cleaning and Waterproof Coating of Masonry Buildings."  Preservation Briefs #1.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior, 1975.  See http://www.nps.gov/history/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/1-cleaning-water-repellent.htm

-    Mack, Robert C., de Teel Patterson Tiller and James S. Askins.  "Repointing Mortar Joints in Historic Brick Buildings."  Preservation Briefs #2.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S.         Department of the Interior, 1980.  See http://www.nps.gov/history/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/2-repoint-mortar-joints.htm

-     Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., Structural Engineers Association of Northern California, and United States. Dept. of Energy. Proceedings of the National Workshop on Unreinforced Hollow Clay Tile : September 21-22, 1992, San Francisco, California. Washington, D.C.: G.P.O. 1993.

-     McKee, Ann Milkovich. Simulated Masonry. In Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and Conservation, edited by Thomas C. Jester, 174-81. New York: McGraw-Hill. 1995.

Odgers, David, and Alison Henry, eds. Practical Building Conservation: Stone. Farnham: Ashgate. 2012.

Ortega, Richard I. Masonry cladding of iron- and steel-frame buildings, 1880-1940: A destructive relationship. APT Bulletin 43 (4): 23-31. 2012.

-    Poore, Patricia.  "Stripping Exterior Masonry."  The Old-House Journal, January/February 1985, pp. 1, 26-28.

-    Prudon, Theodore.  "Removing Stains From Masonry."  The Old-House Journal, May 1977, pp. 58-59.

-    "Repointing, An Annotated Master Specification for the Repointing of Historic Masonry."  Technical Notes 5, Communique, Vol. XIV (2).  Prepared for the Association         of Preservation Technology by the Heritage Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Culture, 1982.

-    Staehli, Alfred M.  "Appropriate Water Pressures For Masonry Cleaning - What Do the Numbers Mean?"  APT Bulletin, Vol.  XVIII, No. 4, 1986, pp. 10-17.

-    Technical Staff, OHJ.  "Restorer's Notebook:  Tidying Marble." The Old-House Journal, August/September 1983, p. 151.

-    Stewart, John and James Moore.  "Chemical Techniques of Historic Mortar Analysis."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XIV, No.1, 1982, pp. 11-16.

-    Stockbridge, Jerry G.  "Repointing Masonry Walls."  APT Bulletin, Vol. XXI, No. 1, 1989, pp. 10-12.

-    Strangstad, Lynette.  "How to Clean and Polish Marble."  The Old-House Journal, October 1982, pp. 208-211.

-    ________.  "Patching Limestone & Marble, A Step-by-Step Guide."  The Old-House Journal, July 1982, pp. 133, 143-147.

-    Tiller, de Teel Patterson.  "The Preservation of Historic Glazed Architectural Terra Cotta."  Preservation Briefs #7.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior,        1979.  See http://www.nps.gov/history/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs/7-terra-cotta.htm

-    Tindall, Susan M.  "Repointing Masonry - Why Repoint?"  The Old-House Journal, January/February, pp. 24-26.

-    "(The) Use of Pneumatic Tools in repointing Historic Masonry." Technical Note 8, Communique, Vol. XV (1).  Association for Preservation Technology, 1983.

-    Torraca, Giorgio.  "Brick, Adobe, Stone and Architectural Ceramics:  Deterioration Processes and Conservation Practices."  Preservation and Conservation:  Principles         and Practices.  Proceedings of the North American International Regional Conference 1972.  Washington, D.C.:  The Preservation Press, 1976, pp. 143-165.

-    Trelstad, Derek H.  "[Repair Case Study:] Limestone Cladding." Building Renovation, September/October 1992, pp. 42-47.

-    Weaver, Martin E.  "Cleaning and Conserving Decorative Interior Marblework."  The Interior's Handbook for Historic Buildings, Vol. 2.  Washington, D.C.:  Historic Preservation Education Foundation, 1993, pp. 3-1 - 3-14.

-    Weiss, Norman R.  "Cleaning of Building Exteriors:  Problems and Procedures of Dirt Removal."  Technology & Conservation, Fall 1976, pp. 8-13.

-    Woroch, Gregory S.  "How to Repoint."  The Old-House Journal,      January/February 1987, pp. 27-31.

 

BOOKS

-    Addleson, Lyall.  Building Failures, A Guide to Diagnosis, Remedy and Prevention.  2nd ed. London:  Butterworth  Architecture, 1989.

-    Amoroso, Giovanni G. and Vasco Fassina. Stone Decay and Conservation: Atmospheric Pollution, Cleaning, Consolidation, and Protection. Amsterdam, Netherlands; New York: Elsevier, 1983.

-     Ashurst, John, ed. Conservation of Ruins. London; Burlington, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.

 

-     ___________. Mortars, Plasters and Renders in Conservation: A Basic Guide. London: Ecclesiastical Architects' and Surveyors' Association, 1984.

-     ___________ and Nicola Ashurst. Practical Building Conservation: English Heritage Technical Handbook. Aldershot, UK: Gower Technical Press, 1988.

-     ___________ and Francis G. Dimes, eds. Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone. London; Boston: Butterworth-Meinemann, 1990.

-     Ashurst, John, and Dimes, Francis G.  Stone in Building: Its Use and Potential Today. London: Architectural Press. 1977.

-    Ashurst, John & Nicola.  Practical Building Conservation. Vol. 1:  Stone Masonry.  New York:  Halsted Press, 1988.

-    ________.  Practical Building Conservation.  Vol. 2:  Brick, Terracotta & Earth.  New York:  Halsted Press, 1988.

-    ________.  Practical Building Conservation.  Vol. 3:  Mortars, Plasters & Renders.  New York:  Halsted Press, 1988.

-    Ashurst, Nicola. Cleaning Historic Buildings. London: Donhead, 1994

-     Association for Preservation Technology.  "Masonry Conservation and Cleaning."  APT Pre-conference training  course, APT Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,         September 16-19, 1984.

-     Baker, Ira O. A Treatise on Masonry Construction. 10th edition. New York: J. Wiley & sons. 1920.

-    Belle, John, John R. Hoke, and Stephen A. Kliment, eds. Traditional Details for Building Restoration, Renovation,  and Rehabilitation; From the 1932-1951 Editions of         "Architectural Graphic Standards".  New York:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1991.

-     Brunskill, R. W.  Brick Building in Britain. London: V. Gollancz Ltd. in association with P. Crawley. 1997.

-    Clifton, James R., ed.  Cleaning Stone and Masonry, ASTM STP 935.  Philadelphia:  ASTM, 1986.

-    Clifton, James R., and M. Gadette.  The Use of Sealants in Masonry Joints.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, 1982.

-     Clifton-Taylor, Alec, and A. S. Ireson.  English Stone Building. London: V. Gollancz in association with P. Crawley. 1994.

-     Consiglio, Antonio.  A Technical Guide to the Rational Use of Marble. Roma: Associazione dell���������industria marmifera italiana e delle industrie affini. 1972.

-     Cosgrove, J. J.  Hollow Tile Construction: A Practical Explanation of Modern Methods of Designing and Building Fireproof Residences of Hollow Tile. New York: U.P.C. Book Co. 1921.

-     Dernie, David.  New Stone Architecture. London: Laurence King. 2003.

-     Gauri, K. Lal and Jayanta K. Bandyopadhyay. Carbonate Stone: Chemical Behavior, Durability, and Conservation. New York: Wiley, 1999.

-    Grimmer, Anne E.  A Glossary of Historic Masonry Deterioration Problems and Preservation Treatments.  Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Preservation Assistance Division, 1984.

-    Grimmer, Anne E.  Keeping It Clean; Removing Exterior Dirt, Paint, Stains and Graffiti from Historic Masonry Buildings.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the         Interior, 1988.

-      Hill, P. R. and J.C.E. David. Practical Stone Masonry. London: Donhead Publishing, 1995.

 

-    Kellermeyer, Kenneth B., and Ian R. Chin.  "Lessons Learned From Investigations of Over 500 Distressed Masonry and Stone Facades."  Building Performance:  Function,         Preservation and Rehabilitation, ASTM STP 901. Philadelphia:  American Society for Testing and Materials, 1986, pp. 152-164.

-    London, Mark.  How To Care for Old and Historic Brick and Stone.  Washington, D.C.:  The Preservation Press, 1988.

__________.  Masonry: How to Care for Old and Historic Brick and Stone. [Washington, DC]: Preservation Press, 1988.

-     Loughran, Patrick.  Failed Stone: Problems and Solutions with Concrete and Masonry. Basel; Boston: Birkh������user. 2007.

-    Mack, Robert C., and James S. Askins.  The Repointing of Historic Masonry Buildings.  Alatoona:  Sermac, Inc., 1975.

-     Marble Institute of America.  Marble Engineering Handbook. Washington: The Institute. 1962.

-     Masonry Research Foundation (Washington D.C.).  Masonry Bibliography: 1830-1982. Washington, D.C.: The Foundation. 1985.

-     McAfee, Patrick. Stone Buildings: Conservation, Repair, Building. Dublin: O'Brien Press, 1998.

-     McKeen, Ann Milkovich. ���������Stonewalling America: Simulated Stone Products.��������� CRM 18:8 (1995).

-    McKee, Harley J.  Introduction to Early American Masonry. Washington, D.C.:  National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1973.

-    National Research Council.  Conservation of Historic Stone Buildings and Monuments.  Report of the Committee on Conservation of Historic Stone Buildings and Monuments. Washington, D.C.:  National Academy Press, 1982.

-     Price, C. A. Stone Conservation: An Overview of Current Research. Santa Monica, CA: Getty Conservation Institute, 1996.

 

-     Selwitz, Charles. Epoxy Resins in Stone Conservation. Marina del Rey, CA: Getty Conservation Institute, 1992.

-     Siebert, John S., and Frederic Child Biggin.  Modern Stone-Cutting and Masonry: With Special Reference to the Making of Working Drawings. 1st ed. New York; London: J. Wiley & Son; Chapman & Hall. 1896.

-    Smith, Baird M.  Moisture Problems in Historic Masonry Walls: Diagnosis and Treatment.  Washington, D.C.:  U.S. Department of the Interior.

-     Thompson, M. W. Ruins: Their Preservation and Display. London: British Museum Publications, 1981.

-     Torraca, Giorgio. Porous Building Materials: Materials Science for Architectural Conservation. Rome: ICCROM, 1982.

-    Vieux Carre.  Masonry Maintenance Guidelines.  New Orleans:  Vieux Carre Commission, 1977.

-     Warland, Edmund George. Constructional Masonry. London: I. Pitman. 1946.

-      _______. 2006. Modern Practical Masonry. Shaftesbury: Donhead.

-    Weaver, Martin E., with F. G. Matero.  Conserving Buildings: Guide to Techniques and Materials.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1993.

-     White, Charles Elmer, and William S. Lowndes. Hollow Tile Construction. Philadelphia, Pa.: David McKay Co. 1924.

 

OTHER REFERENCES

-    Bleekman, III, George M., et. al.  "Twentieth Century Building Materials:  1900-1950:  An Annotated Bibliography."  Washington, D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division,         National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; and, Murfreesboro, TN:  Middle Tennessee State University, 1993.

-    Carosino, Catherine, et. al.  "Historic Masonry Deterioration and Repair Techniques:  An Annotated Bibliography." Washington, D.C.:  Preservation Assistance Division,         National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; and, Murfreesboro, TN:  Middle Tennessee State University, 1993.

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