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Got questions about repairing plaster walls? Wondering if your building’s “envelope” is well sealed? Worried about your wood windows? Check out the PRC’s Maintain Right video series and information-packed guides at for answers to many common concerns about older New Orleans homes.

The Maintain Right series is designed to empower homeowners with the knowledge they need to spot potential problems in their houses and find ways to address them, including who to call when the problem requires a professional. Easily accessible through various mediums and offered free to the public, Maintain Right features instructional videos, recorded online classes and printable guides, all provided from one handy resource page on PRC’s website.

All of the information is organized under clickable links under the following subjects: Building Envelope; Interiors; Windows & Doors; Masonry; Storm Prep, Pests and Energy Efficiency. Recorded online class topics include: “Working with a General Contractor and Developing a Scope of Work” and “Best Practices in Historic Renovation” and many others.