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Guide to Major House Repairs - WEST GEOFFREY

Guide to Major House Repairs


Published: 27th August 2012
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A Guide to Major House Repairs provides a concise, easy-to-understand 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. Understanding the survey when buying a home The different types of construction trades and professions, and how to find a builder Getting finance Subsidence damage Wall and roof problems Issues arising from damp and flooding Rots and infestations Correction of poor DIY work Accidental and weather damage Issues to consider when repairing listed buildings Materials and how they're used How a house is built Comprehensive glossaries of trade terms AUTHOR: Geoffrey West studied Art and Design at Brixton School of Building. He is a craftsman of many years' experience and was a craft teacher at Morley College specialising in leatherwork. ILLUSTRATIONS: 250 colour photographs

ISBN: 9781847973863
ISBN-10: 1847973868
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 27th August 2012
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.74