Tree thumbnailWood is the most popular material ever used for flooring and can be found in numerous historic structures.

Michael W. Purser provides a primer on how to create a management plan for caring for this commonly used material.

Purser provides step-by-step guidelines for planning, including inventorying all areas, identifying the problems with the floor, determining the project objective, stabilizing the interior environment, and evaluating the economics of options.

Also included is an overview of the potential courses of actions.

Each course of action is defined and described with a discussion of its advantages and disadvantages.

Technical Leaflet #181 (1992)

For more information on similar topics, please refer to Technical Leaflet Bundle 17, Historic House Care and Presentation.