Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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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.
This INFORM seeks to guide building owners through identifying insect problems and how to best end such attacks.
"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 guide gives information on plain lime plaster and how to conduct repairs.
"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.
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.
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.
This INFORM guide gives Information on brick deterioration, with guidance on repair and maintenance techniques.
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.
An INFORM guide giving an introduction to the factors which can create a fire risk within a historic property.
INFORM guide explaining some of the aesthetic issues surrounding historic masonry.
INFORM guide to the stages of repointing ashlar masonry, from understanding through to preparation and execution.