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INFORM guide on the conservation and maintenance of terracotta and faience.
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.
"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.
This INFORM seeks to guide building owners through identifying insect problems and how to best end such attacks.
This INFORM guide provides guidance on ceramic floor tiles. The various types and layouts of tiles are considered such as geometric tiles, encaustic tiles and quarry tiles.
"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.
An INFORM guide giving a brief history of Scottish doors, identification of faults and methods of repair and maintenance.
INFORM guide examining foundations and wall footings in traditionally constructed buildings.
This INFORM guide highlights the benefits of traditional wooden window shutters.
INFORM guide on the importance of ventilation in a traditionally built structure.
This INFORM guide provides an overview of the types of biological growths that are commonly found on Scottish building and historic structures, and gives advice on their monitoring and management.
"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.