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Inform Guide: Damp: Causes and Solutions
"Damp: Causes and Solutions" is an INFORM guide that helps the reader to recognise the causes and early signs of damp as well as offering guidance on rectifying damp problems.
Inform Guide: Decorative Paint Finishes: Graining and Marbling
"Decorative Paint Finishes: Graining and Marbling" is an INFORM guide that aims to assist in identifying, protecting and reinstating historic grained or marbled finishes.
Inform Guide: Domestic Boundary Walls
This INFORM guide gives guidance on identifying problems in boundary walls and their causes, the steps which can be taken to lessen such threats and correct repair techniques where problems do occur.
Inform Guide: Domestic Chimneys and Flues
"Domestic Chimneys and Flues" is an INFORM guide to flue and chimney systems, their common faults and the principles of how to deal with them, produced by Historic Environment Scotland.
Inform Guide: Domestic Decorative Glass
This INFORM guide provides guidance on decorative glass in a domestic context. The different kinds of glass are all described as are the differing construction techniques associated with each type.
Inform Guide: Dry Stone Walls
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.
Inform Guide: Earth and Clay Construction
"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.
Inform Guide: Exterior Masonry Steps
"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.
Inform Guide: External Timber Doors
An INFORM guide giving a brief history of Scottish doors, identification of faults and methods of repair and maintenance.
Inform Guide: Finials and Terminals
This INFORM guide gives an outline of materials used for finials and terminals, with guidance on repair and maintenance.
Inform Guide: Fire Safety in the Home
An INFORM guide giving an introduction to the factors which can create a fire risk within a historic property.
Inform Guide: Fireplaces
This INFORM guide aims to show the value of a properly maintained fireplace.