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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: External Timber Doors
An INFORM guide giving a brief history of Scottish doors, identification of faults and methods of repair and maintenance.
Inform Guide: Foundations and Wall Footings
INFORM guide examining foundations and wall footings in traditionally constructed buildings.
Inform Guide: Timber Window Shutters
This INFORM guide highlights the benefits of traditional wooden window shutters.
Inform Guide: Ventilation in Traditional Houses
INFORM guide on the importance of ventilation in a traditionally built structure.
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: 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: The Maintenance of Cast Iron Rainwater Goods
INFORM guide giving a brief history of rainwater goods and guidance on common problems, causes and maintenance.
Inform Guide: Gilding Techniques, Care and Maintenance
INFORM guide to identifying, maintaining and repairing gilding.
Inform Guide: Lime and Cement in Traditional Mortars
INFORM guide about lime and cement mortars, the two most commonly used mortar types in Scotland.
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.
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.