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"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.
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.
INFORM guide examining foundations and wall footings in traditionally constructed buildings.
This INFORM guide highlights the benefits of traditional wooden window shutters.
An INFORM guide giving a brief history of Scottish doors, identification of faults and methods of repair and maintenance.
INFORM guide on the importance of ventilation in a traditionally built structure.
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.