CARE OF YOUR OLD BARN
Table of Contents
Why Save Old Barns?
A Short History of Vermont Agricultural Buildings
Historic Barn Types
TIP #1--Inspect It, Bottom to Top
TIP #2--Make A Plan
TIP #3--Keep a Good Roof on It
TIP #4--Make the Foundation Sound
TIP #5--Repair Structural Problems
TIP #6--Maintain Siding and Trim
TIP #7--Paint It
TIP #8--Keep Doors and Windows Repaired
TIP #9--Save Some Original Interior Features
TIP #10--Make Changes and Additions with Care
New Uses for Old Barns
Standards for Historic Preservation
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This site was produced by the Vermont Heritage Network at the University of Vermont Historic Preservation Program.