Agents of deterioration

Understand the 10 primary threats to heritage objects and how to detect, block, report, and treat the damage they cause.

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Physical forces

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by physical forces.

Thieves and vandals

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by thieves and vandals.

Fire

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by fire.

Water

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by water.

Pests

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by pests.

Pollutants

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by pollutants.

Light, ultraviolet and infrared

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by light, ultraviolet and infrared.

Incorrect temperature

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by incorrect temperature.

Incorrect relative humidity

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by incorrect relative humidity.

Dissociation

Learn how to avoid, detect, report and treat the damage caused by dissociation.

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