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Inform Guide Pack


Inform Guides give an introduction to conservation and maintenance of traditional buildings.

This comprehensive pack of 41 guides covers everything you need to get started with a variety of topics from damp to dry stone walls.

Guides in pack:

Biological growth on masonry

Bituminous Sheet Flat Roofs

Boundary Ironwork


Ceramic Tiled Flooring

Clay Mortars for Masonry Buildings

Cleaning Sandstone

Corrugated Iron

Damp: Causes and Solutions

Domestic Boundary Walls

Domestic Chimneys and Flues

Dry Stone Walls

Earth and Clay Construction

Earth Mortar and earth buildings

Exterior Masonry Steps

External Timber Doors

Fire Safety in the Home

Flood Damage to Traditional Buildings

Foundations and Wall Footings



Growing Old Gracefully

Hot-mixed Lime Mortars

Improving Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings

Indent Repairs to Sandstone Ashlar Masonry

Insect attack to Timber

Maintenance of Iron Gates and Railings

Masonry Decay

Repairing Brickwork

Repointing Ashlar Masonry

Repointing Rubble Stonework

Roofing Lead Work

The Maintenance of Cast Iron Rainwater Goods

Rot in Timber

Repairing Scottish Slate Roofs

Structural Cracks

Terracotta and Faience

Timber Window Shutters

Maintaining Traditional Plain Glass

Lime and cement mortars in traditional buildings’

Ventilation in Traditional Houses


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