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Biological growth on masonry

Biological growth on masonry

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.

Bird Control in Historic Buildings

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.

Bituminous Sheet Flat Roofs

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.

Boundary Ironwork

Boundary Ironwork

Many building owners are choosing to re-instate boundary ironwork which has fallen into disrepair or was perhaps removed for the war effort. This INFORM guide provides relevant advice.

Bronze

Bronze

This technical, advice & guidance INFORM guide, "Bronze", is an introduction to bronze, with guidance on its problems and planning appropriate maintenance work. Read the document today.

Ceramic Tiled Flooring

Ceramic Tiled Flooring

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.

Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings

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.

Cleaning Sandstone

Cleaning Sandstone

An INFORM guide to the risks and consequences of cleaning sandstone masonry.

Corrugated Iron

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.

Damp: Causes and Solutions

Damp: Causes and Solutions

"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.