Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
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Inform Guide: Domestic Decorative Glass
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.
Inform Guide: Dry Stone Walls
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.
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: Exterior Masonry Steps
"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.
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: Finials and Terminals
This INFORM guide gives an outline of materials used for finials and terminals, with guidance on repair and maintenance.
Inform Guide: Fire Safety in the Home
An INFORM guide giving an introduction to the factors which can create a fire risk within a historic property.
Inform Guide: Fireplaces
This INFORM guide aims to show the value of a properly maintained fireplace.