Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Inform Guide: Repairing Traditional Brickwork

This INFORM guide describes the most common signs of deterioration, such as efflorescence, spalling and cracks and explain their causes. The guide also offers guidance on repair and maintenance techniques including cleaning brickwork, replacing bricks and repairing decayed pointing.

  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    01 July 2007

  • Last Updated

    13 August 2020

  • Publisher

    Historic Scotland

  • Publication Types

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, INFORM Guide

  • Format(s)

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    Repairing Brickwork (830.58 KB)
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A traditional brick building