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FAQs & Resources

Have a question or looking for help with your renovation project, community initiative or an expert to research your heritage property? 

We've compiled answers to frequently asked questions about heritage properties, along with a list of resources. The resources include organizations, companies, and tradespeople working in the heritage field within Canada. It is not all inclusive and will be updated as more resources become known to us.

Are you involved with, or know about, a heritage resource that could be included on our list? If so, please email us at

Disclaimer: HPOC does not endorse, or warranty, any of the service/product links provided. Our FAQ answers are meant for guidance only, not professional advice.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a heritage home or property?

Is it a good idea to buy a heritage home?

Is it difficult to find insurance for a heritage home?

Are mortgages more expensive for heritage homes?

How do you find the right contractors for heritage homes?


Research, Contractors, Suppliers


Architectural Components

Building Consultants


Glass Repair and Reproduction

Heritage Building Relocation



Organizations - National Government

Organizations - Provincial Government

Organizations - Municipal

Organizations - Non-Government

Organizations - Educational