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This INFORM guide gives a background to traditional paint finishes and guidance on decorating a traditional home.
INFORM guide about lime and cement mortars, the two most commonly used mortar types in Scotland.
This INFORM guide provides a basic introduction to the maintenance and repair of traditional sash and case windows.
This INFORM guide outlines the types of traditional plain glass and general guidance on maintenance and repair.
This INFORM guide offers an introduction to the principles involved in the decay of masonry.
Guidance on mould growth in traditional buildings, including how to prevent and remove it.
This INFORM guide gives a brief description of pantiles in Scotland, along with common problems, repair and maintenance issues.
This INFORM guide gives information on plain lime plaster and how to conduct repairs.
This INFORM guide gives an introduction to Scottish slate roofs, their components, and their maintenance and repair.
This INFORM guide gives Information on brick deterioration, with guidance on repair and maintenance techniques.
INFORM guide to the stages of repointing ashlar masonry, from understanding through to preparation and execution.
This INFORM guide takes you through the steps required to be taken by contractors carrying out repointing a traditional rubble stone wall.