Wednesday, June 13, 2007

356) Design and Site Procedures: Defects and Repairs (Volume 4) ***

Building Research Establishment Digest (BRE) (1983). Design and Site Procedures: Defects and Repairs (Volume 4). Her Majesty's Stationery Office Publications Centre, London.
  • Common defects in low-rise traditional housing (ms85-92)
  • Failure patterns and implications (ms93-96)
  • Assessment of damage in low-rise buildings (ms97-104)
  • Cracking in buildings (ms105-112)
  • Repair and renovation of flood-damaged buildings (ms113-118)
  • Repairing brickwork (ms119-126)
  • Sulphate attack on brickwork (ms127-130)
  • Decay and conservation of stone masonry (ms131-134)
  • Painting walls: failures and remedies (ms135-142)
  • Prevention of decay in external joinery (ms143-150)
  • Control of lichens, moulds and similar growths (ms151-154)
  • Reducing the risk of pest infestions (ms155-162)
  • Wall claddings (ms163-178)
  • Durability (ms179-226)
  • Further reading (ms92-217)