A guide to building damage. It details types of damage and outlines steps for DIY and professional repair work. It also examines how major damage can develop from less serious problems that can be fixed earlier in the process, saving the homeowner time and money.
Written for those who are new to the craft of bricklaying, and those who are improving their skills, this title provides an overview of the materials, processes, craft skills and related subjects to enable the reader to construct their own simple brickwork projects and undertake brickwork-related maintenance projects around the home.
This is a comprehensive guide to clay bricks and mortars, their physical and aesthetic properties, and their use in a wide range of building projects. This book aims to offer a useful reference for anyone involved in building work including homeowners, self-builders, architects and surveyors.