Survey and Repair of Traditional Buildings by Richard Oxley examines the unique problems relating to older buildings. Promoting a sustainable approach, it explains the need for traditional buildings to breathe, recommending solutions that don't damage the fabric. Using illustrated examples of good and bad practice, it advises on the key assessment principles and offers alternative solutions to chemical treatment for damp and timber decay.
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