How To Save
Your Stuff
From A Disaster

By Scott M. Haskins

"What a life saver this book was! My whole box of photos (yes, an old cardboard box) was in my garage when we were hit by huge amounts of rainfall last winter. The rain poured through the garage and soaked everything that was down there. I was paniced. My girlfriend told me to go and buy this book which I did promptly. I saved every single photograph in that old box. Now my whole family history is in the proper type of books, in order and protected. Everyone should own this book. It is an excellent guide and reference book that you will refered to over and over... "  
Panicked Customer

204 pages
Publisher: Preservation Help Publications; 1 edition (October 1, 1996)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0964964708
ISBN-13: 978-0964964709
Dimensions: 11x8.4x0.5 in

About the Book


How to Save Your Stuff From a Disaster
Complete Instructions on How To Preserve and
Save Your Family History, Heirlooms and Collectibles

By Scott M. Haskins

Learn How To Store, Protect, & Preserve All Your Stuff

Have you ever lost a possession that was dear to you in an accident or disaster? Ceramic that broke, a book that was ruined by water or photos that stuck together in a pile? Conservator Scott Haskins offers the help you need!


This easy to read and down to earth handbook helps anyone learn to preserve and protect their family history, photos, collectables... and basically all the stuff we accummulate and treasure. Also, learn how to respond and save your stuff when disasters hit, like earthquakes, floods... or grandkids! After all, anytime you loose something dear to your family's history, its a disaster. The book's step by step instructions and abundant pictures make the information easy to follow.

How to Save Your Stuff From a Disaster

Provides the Know How:

All the knowledge and resources you need to protect your papers, photos, letters, journals, figurines, paintings, heirlooms, and collectibles. Learn how to protect them from falling apart, damage, mishaps at home, earthquakes, floods, and more. But that's not all, learn

How To:

Save wet papers, photos, and books. Find out what to do if a picture frame gets bashed, what to use if your porcelains are knocked off the shelf and how to get the burnt smell out of your books after a fire. But that's not all, find

Complete Lists:

All the supplies you need and where to buy them. Find out where and how to copies of documents and photos for archiving and for your relatives scrapbook. Explore detailed lists to help you get personally prepared for emergencies. The facts on filing insurance claims and how to find a professional conservator (restorer) when you need one.

This book has been reviewed by the conservation community, the disaster response industry, professionals from museums and auction houses, genealogical professionals and always receives the highest compliments and votes.


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