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Inform Guide: Restoration Mortars for Masonry Repairs
This INFORM guide provides information on the use of proprietary restoration mortars for repair of stone masonry.
Inform Guide: Flood Damage to Traditional Buildings
INFORM guide on how to protect traditional buildings from flood damage, and how to mitigate the effects if flooding occurs.
Inform Guide: Improving Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings
An INFORM guide to what can be done to improve energy efficiency in traditional buildings, and how this relates to building standards.
Inform Guide: Hot-Mixed Lime Mortars
This INFORM guide explains what hot-mixed lime mortars are and how they differ from other types of lime mortars.
Inform Guide: Indent Repairs To Sandstone Ashlar Masonry
This INFORM guide provides an introduction to replacing damaged stones in an ashlar built sandstone wall.
Inform Guide: Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings
This guide, "Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings", explains how clay and clay-rich earth have traditionally been used in Scotland to make mortars for masonry wall construction and surface finishing.
Inform Guide: Care and Maintenance of Corrugated Iron
This INFORM guide provides some historical background to the use of corrugated iron and outlines the various issues relating to the conservation, repair and maintenance of the material.
Inform Guide: Pantiles - Maintaining a Pantiled Roof
This INFORM guide gives a brief description of pantiles in Scotland, along with common problems, repair and maintenance issues.
Inform Guide: Bituminous Sheet Flat Roofs
This INFORM guide first gives a description of the structure of a flat roof. The signs of common problems are then listed before looking at ways to repair roofs and eradicate such problems.
Inform Guide: Cleaning Sandstone - Risks and Consequences
An INFORM guide to the risks and consequences of cleaning sandstone masonry.
Inform Guide: Repairing Scottish Slate Roofs
This INFORM guide gives an introduction to Scottish slate roofs, their components, and their maintenance and repair.
Inform Guide: Bird Control in Historic Buildings
This INFORM guide document examines measures that can be taken to minimise the threat birds pose to our built heritage environment and the ways in which they can be controlled.