Top Ten Articles


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Rising Damp - Tim Hutton

Vaulted cellar of a Georgian terraced house adapted as kitchen extension

Damp Below Ground - Geoff Maybank

Timber Decay - Jagjit Singh


Chimneys and Flues - Russell Taylor

Fireplace in the Edwardian tea rooms at Arnotts Department Store, Dundee

Lead Gutters - Steve Hempstock

Fireplaces, Stoves and Chimneys -
Edmund Simons


Structural Movement: Is it really a problem? - Clive Richardson

Graph showing possible future changes in levels of rainfall and evapotranspiration

Non-destructive Investigation of Masonry Defects - George Ballard

Buildings on Clay: Heave and Settlement -
Derek Clarke and Joel Smethurst


Lighting in the
Victorian Home -
Jonathan Taylo

Argand oil lamp illustrated in the 1822 portrait of James Peale by his brother Charles Wilson Peale

Light Fittings in Georgian and Victorian Interiors - Jonathan Taylor

Low Carbon Lighting - James Morse


Geometric and Encaustic Tiled Floors -
Peter Thompson

Original late Victorian tiles

Timber Floors - Jasper Weldon

Victorian and Early 20th Century Tile Schemes - Lesley Durbin


Sash Windows: Painting and Draught-Proofing - David Wrightson

Diagram illustrating the components of a typical sash window

Secondary Glazing - Jonathan Taylor

Thermal Performance of Historic Windows -
Chris Wood


Ten Ways to Ruin an Old Building -
Jonathan Taylor

Unsympathetically installed black satellite dish on historic roof gable

Conservative Repair - Douglas Kent

Heritage Protection: A UK-wide Summary -
Jonathan Taylor


Early Casement Window Furniture -
Linda Hall

Casement window with iron stanchion and unusual crescent-shaped handle

Shutters - Linda Hall

Early and Vernacular Door Fittings - Linda Hall


Repairs to Lead Sheet Roofing and Flashings - Fred Coote

Tewkesbury Abbey’s East End Chapel following lead theft in 2007

Protecting Lead Roofs from Theft - Jon Livesey

Thatching with 'Long Straw' - Keith Quantrill and
John Letts


The Myth in the Mix - Gerard Lynch

A range of mortar samples

Pointing With Lime - Craig Frew

The Limits of Lime: repointing a damp church tower in the Hebrides - Paul Harding



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