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By David Toht
The heart of the book is a step- by-step guide to building four different types of deck - a patio deck; a first-story deck; a raised deck and a multi-feature deck - which include a range of decking and railing types and special features. The book concludes with a chapter...
By Katy Bryce
This book was previously published under the title Using Natural Finishes. Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints is an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.
By Ian Rock
Many of Britain's four million Victorian and Edwardian houses were shoddily built and often require 'essential repairs'. This book shows where to look for danger signs, what's normal and what isn't, and how to fix common defects.
A detailed guide to installing high performance felt and torch on roofs, for both DIY enthusiasts and professional roofers. From safety precautions, to the tips and tricks to keep a flat roof water-tight for many years, it teaches the novice how to successfully complete their first felt roof to a...
A guide to DIY wiring around the home. It sets out the regulations and legal requirements surrounding electrical installation work, giving clear guidelines that may enable the reader to understand what electrical work they are able to carry out, and what the testing and certification requirements are once the work...
A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the number one guide to home wiring and lighting, now in handy paperback format. Contains comprehensive and up-to-date information on the new electrical regulations.
By Kevin Taylor
Shows you how to fix a roof tile or slate, and how to go about repairing or replacing them. This book is about roof tiling and slating, which also includes some of the trickier problems and how they can be resolved.