Getting ready

Whether you are preparing for a routine maintenance inspection or getting ready to tackle a problem that you have discovered, this section of the site can help.

Health and safety
Tips on how to keep safe while carrying out maintenance on your historic building

Checklist of what you need for your maintenance inspection

Materials and techniques
Fact sheets on traditional materials and instructions for some simple maintenance tasks

Advice on the listed building and other consents that you might need if substantial work is needed on your property

Choosing a contractor
Guidance on what you should consider when selecting a contractor for works on your historic building.

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'Practical advice when maintaining your building or tackling a problem.'
Greg Stevenson