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For what main reason are penetrating sealers avoided by conservators on the masonry substrates of historic structures?

Friday, December 7, 2018


True or false: The American Concrete Institute publishes a guide for selecting concrete repair materials.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


True or false: Solvent cleaning of steel is recommended to be used after other surface preparation methods such as abrasive blast cleaning.

Friday, December 8, 2017


Which process aims to depict a building at a particular time in its history by preserving materials from the period of significance and removing materials from other periods?

Friday, November 3, 2017


What organization publishes standards for the treatment of historic properties?

Monday, July 17, 2017


True or false: Sick building syndrome is the same as “building-related illness.”

Friday, June 16, 2017


What is one name for roofs with storm water detention systems?

Thursday, June 15, 2017


The National Park Service of the Department of the Interior defines four treatment methods for historic structures. Which one is defined as the recreation of “vanished or non-surviving portions of a property for interpretive purposes”?

Thursday, June 8, 2017


What is the name of the instrument that allows the use of tactile and visual comparisons to determine the profile of blast-cleaned steel?

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Which of the following coating adhesion tests is the least quantitative?

Monday, March 27, 2017


True or false: SSPC-SP 10 is the most rigorous degree of cleaning steel by abrasive blasting.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016


Which process aims to depict a building at a particular time in its history by preserving materials from the period of significance and removing materials from other periods?

Thursday, May 12, 2016


Industry waterjetting standards describe the use of water at what pressures to clean steel?

Thursday, December 3, 2015


True or false: Today, most of the exterior wood repair products are based on epoxy-resin technology.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


What is the typical pressure range for water jetting when it is used to remove coatings and corrosion from structural steel?

Thursday, December 11, 2014


Which of the following is a synonym for a draw down bar?

Monday, October 6, 2014


True or false: Chopped-up quills from goose feathers are used as abrasive to remove coatings from sensitive substrates.

Thursday, September 18, 2014


What organization published in 2013 the “Repair Code Requirements for Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Buildings and Commentary?”

Tuesday, July 8, 2014


What organization publishes a guide for selecting concrete repair materials?

Monday, June 23, 2014


True or false: The mix design of concrete will affect its moisture content.

Monday, June 9, 2014


True or false: Recently developed deck restoration coatings are applied thick to cover splinters and cracks and to extend deck lifetimes by many years.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014


Which government department publishes standards on restoration of historic properties?

Friday, December 13, 2013


What organization maintains an approved product list for sealers and finishes used on athletic wood floors?

Monday, November 25, 2013


True or False: Mineral paints with inorganic potassium silicate binders are recommended mainly for steel substrates.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


True or False: A low-pressure, low-impact abrasive blasting process using a blend of walnut shells and staurolite sand has been developed for cleaning architectural sheet metals and other substrates.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013


Which process aims to depict a building at a particular time in its history by preserving materials from the period of significance and removing materials from other periods?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


What term is used by the U.S. National Park Service to describe the depiction of a property at a particular period of time in its history, while removing evidence of other periods?

Tuesday, July 9, 2013


The Commercial Properties Coalition recently responded to the EPA about what proposed rule?

Wednesday, June 5, 2013


As defined by the US National Park Service, what building treatment category depicts a property at a particular period of time in its history, while removing evidence of other periods?

Monday, February 11, 2013


True or false: Preservationists prefer penetrating sealers over coatings to protect masonry substrates on historic structures.

Monday, January 21, 2013


What is the name of the concrete removal technique that employs water?

Monday, October 22, 2012


What organization publishes the Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties?

Thursday, September 27, 2012


What kind of abrasive was used to remove the failing baked-on gold enamel from 30,000 square feet of clay tiles on the New York Life building in preparation for applying gold leaf?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012


The Dome of the U.S. Capitol is currently undergoing a long-term renovation program. But the Dome does not date to the original Capitol building, which was completed in 1829. Do you know the year the current Dome was completed?

Monday, July 2, 2012


True or false: Aesthetic repairs to concrete, in which the repair materials match the appearance of the original concrete, are possible only with the use of coatings.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012


What is the typical pressure range for water jetting when it is used to remove coatings and corrosion from structural steel?

Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Penetrating sealers are sometimes avoided by conservators on the masonry substrates of historic structures for what main reason?

Friday, May 4, 2012


Which of the following organizations is planning to develop a set of national standards for repairing, restoring and weatherization of older and historic windows?

Wednesday, September 7, 2011


True or false: Chopped-up quills from goose feathers are used as abrasive to remove coatings from sensitive substrates.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


In the US Department of the Interior’s “Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties,” what is said about sandblasting of historic materials?

Tuesday, July 5, 2011


True or false: In preservation work on historic structures, abrasive blasting is normally recommended by conservators for coating removal from brick substrates.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


   
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