Learn to Care for Victorian-era Homes

Courtesy Pacific Northwest Painters & Construction The removal and replacement of a Victorian-era home’s dry-rotted stairs requires some special handling. Learn tricks of the trade at a lecture set for this Sunday.

In an effort to inform homeowners as to the best practices for preserving historic homes, the Alameda Architectural Preservation Society (AAPS) will be present a discussion titled, “The Mysteries of Paint Protection” this Sunday, April 13, at 7 p.m.
Presenters Pacific Northwest Painters & Construction (PNPC) will discuss what products and practices should be used when removing old paint, or applying new paint. PNPC has been owned and operated by founders Eric and Cornelia Grunseth since 1981. They have been married, living and working in Alameda for the past 32 years.
PNPC is a member of Painting and Decorating Contractors of America, the International Association of Color Consultants North America and is a designated Certified Aging-in Place Specialist and a Lead-Safe Certified Firm.
The discussion takes place at Immanuel Lutheran Church: 1420 Lafayette St. in Alameda. The talk is free for AAPS members or $5 for non-members.
More information on the talk is available at 523-8108 or www.pnpc-inc.com