Practical building repairs

Practical building repairs provides advice mainly, but not exclusively, in the field of simple traditional buildings; typically residential. But many commercial buildings will share similar characteristics. There is, after all, a considerable overlap between the two; although many publications have tended to separate the types of use rather than the types of building.

There are many factors to consider before you start, such as business matters and job planning, contracts and tenders, specifications and planning permission. Not to mention building control, and health and safety. Then there are neighbourly matters to consider and the possibility of things going wrong. Repairs for individual elements are discussed under:

This section is maintained by Stuart Hill of Calfordseaden LLP.

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