What can I specify with this library?

  • Historic Treatment Procedure
  • Historic Removal and Dismantling
  • Bird Excrement Removal
  • Masonry Repair, Cleaning, and Repointing
  • Decorative Metal Cleaning, Repair, Refinishing, and Replication
  • Wood Repair
  • Windows
  • Painting
  • Gilding

Historic Preservation Specifications

A ground-breaking library of historic resources and master specifications for architects and specifiers working on historic buildings. 79 Premium, Professional, or Outline sections for specifying historic building work.

The Historic Preservation Library organizes and simplifies the complexities of specifying historic projects:

Historic Preservation Library

Specifies “work results” consisting of physical objects and special labor requirements for repairing, replacing, and cleaning.

Specifies work for the four historic treatments of The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties:

  • Preservation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Restoration
  • Reconstruction

Tables of Contents
Sample Sections - 024296 Historic Removal and Dismantling
Historic Preservation Library 37k Download Premium 024296 82k Download
Historic Preservation Add-on Library 37k Download Professional 024296 74k Download
Outline 024296 13k Download


Supporting Documents

MasterSpec is the ONLY specification system that has a set of Supporting Documents, comprehensive background research information, for each specification section. Supporting Documents consist of:

  • Summary
  • Evaluations
  • Drawing Coordination Checklist
  • Specification Coordination Checklist

What do I get with my MasterSpec License?

  • Updates
  • Sustainable design language
  • SpecWare – Masterworks productivity software
  • SpecAgent resources
  • Web resources
  • Conforms to CSI Formats – MasterFormat®, SectionFormat, PageFormat
Read More

MasterSpec Specification Formats

MasterSpec Premium- The most comprehensive solution for moderate- to large- scale, extensive, or complex projects. Use for varied bidding and contracting situations including publicly bid projects. Provide detailed quality assurance and installation procedures.

MasterSpec Professional- Full specifications for the most common project types and contractual requirements. Professional sections may be used seamlessly with the Premium sections.

MasterSpec Outline- For use during the schematic and design development phases of the project to document design decisions and for cost estimating.

Keep in Touch

Whether it is through Twitter, Facebook, the SpecTalk blog or our newsletter, MasterSpec keeps you informed