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Period Property Manual By Ian Rock

Period Property Manual by Ian Rock

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Summary

Britain has a wonderfully rich stock of period houses - everything from medieval cottages to Georgian townhouses and Edwardian mansions. But many of these historic properties are now at risk

Period Property Manual Summary

Period Property Manual: Care & repair of old houses by Ian Rock

Britain has a wonderfully rich stock of period houses. These properties are often unwittingly damaged, some by well-meaning owners or incompetent builders, others as a result of mortgage lenders insisting on misguided quick-fix 'remedies' that cause long-term deterioration. There is widespread lack of knowledge about how to maintain period properties but Haynes has now come to the rescue with this clearly written Manual showing the correct approach to care and repair. This is essential reading for anyone who owns, or would like to own, a period house. 'essential reading...this Manual will guide you safely through'

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Table of Contents

How old buildings work. Common sense solutions to damp and timber problems. How to avoid expensive mistakes and quick fix scams. How to repair and upgrade old houses using traditional methods and materials Step by step photo features showing essential repair skills in action and how to tackle key jobs. Appropriate ways to boost thermal efficiency. Assessing cracking - when to start worrying? Listed buildings & conservation areas. How a simple maintenance programme can prevent expensive repairs. How to pick craftsmen who understand heritage skills and manage building works

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NGR9780857338457
9780857338457
0857338455
Period Property Manual: Care & repair of old houses by Ian Rock
New
Hardback
Haynes Publishing Group
20151109
248
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