Historic Colors- The National Trust historic paint colors can be found on the following website. http://www.valsparpaint.com/en/explore-colors/color-selector.html
The Secretary of the Interior Guidelines provide detailed methods and appropriate techniques for maintaining the historic integrity of your property. https://www.nps.gov/tps/standards/rehabilitation.htm
Incentives- You could be eligible for up to a 25% State and 20% Federal Tax Credit for making extensive restoration efforts. For more information: http://www.nps.gov/tps/tax-incentives.htm.
Preservation Briefs- The National Park Service's preservation briefs provide information on many of the problems your historic building could develop. These include:
Repointing mortar joints
Rehabilitating historic storefronts
Controlling unwanted moisture
Dangers of abrasive cleaning, and more.
Visit their website for more information: http://www.nps.gov/tps/how-to-preserve/briefs.htm.
Lead Concerns: www.epa.gov/lead
Asbestos Concerns: www.epa.gov/asbestos
Mold Concerns: www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/indez.html
Insurance- Property owners are encouraged to maintain property insurance on the building. Renters are encouraged to insure their property in the buildings.
National Vacant Properties- To learn more about how a vacant property can be rehabilitated or find new use, visit Center for Community Progress. www.vacantproperties.org/index.html
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What can I do to take care of my historic property? The Beeville Main Street Property Maintenance Guide can give some general guidance.