A complete home owner's guide to the styles and features of period property, this book is ideal for examining the history and design of different architectural features, while also providing advice on restoration and repair work. Providing practical guidance on all aspects of care and repair, this is an essential book for people who want to know more about the architecture, structure, and design of their period property. This edition also includes a revised introduction focusing on the definition of various architectural periods, lavish illustrations and digrams detailing various repair projects, and new figures for cost-effective restoration, as well as updated information on legal protection for older houses. In addition, there are new sections on pre-Georgian style, thatched roofs, and energy conservation.
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Albert Jackson and David Day have hosted two major BBC series on furniture making and renovation. Their best-selling books include Collins Complete DIY Manual, Collins Complete Woodworkers Manual and Popular Mechanics Home Wiring.Review:
'A wealth of practical information, clearly and attractively presented' Period Living magazine 'The most comprehensive manual of its kind to date.' The Victorian Society
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