Guides

 

Standards and Guidelines: For some of the most common issues surrounding approaches (also referred to as “Treatments”) involving historic buildings in Saskatchewan, this guide provides information to anyone planning, designing and/or undertaking any type of work on a historic building.

Base: A resource guide for some of the most common foundation issues found in Saskatchewan heritage structures.


Brick Masonry: A guide for common issues surrounding brick masonry on Saskatchewan heritage structures, providing information for anyone considering the repair of historic brick masonry.


Contractors: A resource guide for common issues surrounding the execution of conservation work on heritage buildings in Saskatchewan. This Bulletin provides information to anyone planning, designing and/or undertaking any type of work on heritage buildings where a contractor is a member of the team. In addition to identifying common issues, this Bulletin draws upon the circumstances as experienced by contractors on sites throughout  Saskatchewan with a view towards raising awareness of the importance of involving contractors early in the planning and design process.


Doors and Entrances: For some of the most common issues surrounding approaches (also referred to as “Treatments”) involving historic doors and entrances in Saskatchewan, these guidelines provide information to anyone planning, any type of work on doors and entrances that have been identified as character-defining elements. Examples from sites throughout Saskatchewan with a view towards raising awareness of the potential impact of change on heritage values when doors and entrances are altered included.


Organize: Insight into community-based heritage projects in Saskatchewan that have successfully met the challenge of securing the human and financial resources to meet their goals.


Roof:  Roof features include cupolas, parapets, chimneys, gutters, dormers, and bracketed eaves, this bulletin discusses roofs as architectural assemblies that have both functional and decorative elements that help define the architectural character of the historic building.


Water Management: When materials are subject to water getting and staying in places that can lead to deterioration, it can also raise water management issues. This bulletin provides information to anyone who owns, leases, manages or otherwise utilizes the Province’s non-renewable historic places, and is a resource guide for some of the most common issues that affect the physical integrity of historic buildings in Saskatchewan.


Window: Providing factual information for anyone considering replacing repairable wooden windows, this is a resource guide for some of the most common issues surrounding wood windows found in Saskatchewan heritage structures.