Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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This guide aims to raise awareness of the importance and complexity of dry stone walling in Scotland, and describes the maintenance tasks that can be performed to prolong the life of such walls.
"Earth and Clay Construction" is an INFORM guide that provides detailed information on recognising common forms of earth and clay construction and their repair and maintenance.
"Exterior Masonry Steps" is an INFORM guide that offers owners of buildings information on masonry steps, their different forms and parts, and the repair and maintenance issues that can arise.
An INFORM guide giving a brief history of Scottish doors, identification of faults and methods of repair and maintenance.
This INFORM guide gives an outline of materials used for finials and terminals, with guidance on repair and maintenance.
An INFORM guide giving an introduction to the factors which can create a fire risk within a historic property.
This INFORM guide aims to show the value of a properly maintained fireplace.
INFORM guide on how to protect traditional buildings from flood damage, and how to mitigate the effects if flooding occurs.
INFORM guide examining foundations and wall footings in traditionally constructed buildings.
INFORM guide to identifying, maintaining and repairing gilding.
This INFORM guide offers practical advice on the removal of graffiti to owners of historic buildings and structures.
INFORM guide explaining some of the aesthetic issues surrounding historic masonry.