Building conservation publications from the Engine Shed, ranging from detailed technical papers to advice for conservation beginners.
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Inform Guide: Lime and Cement in Traditional Mortars
INFORM guide about lime and cement mortars, the two most commonly used mortar types in Scotland.
Inform Guide: Maintaining Sash and Case Windows
This INFORM guide provides a basic introduction to the maintenance and repair of traditional sash and case windows.
Inform Guide: Maintaining Traditional Plain Glass and Glazing
This INFORM guide outlines the types of traditional plain glass and general guidance on maintenance and repair.
Inform Guide: Masonry Decay
This INFORM guide offers an introduction to the principles involved in the decay of masonry.
Inform Guide: Mould Growth
Guidance on mould growth in traditional buildings, including how to prevent and remove it.
Inform Guide: Pantiles - Maintaining a Pantiled Roof
This INFORM guide gives a brief description of pantiles in Scotland, along with common problems, repair and maintenance issues.
Inform Guide: Plain Lime Plastering
This INFORM guide gives information on plain lime plaster and how to conduct repairs.
Inform Guide: Repairing Scottish Slate Roofs
This INFORM guide gives an introduction to Scottish slate roofs, their components, and their maintenance and repair.