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Building defects



The Insect Factor in Wood Decay

Author: Norman Hickin

Published by: Hutchinson & Co (1963)

An illustrated introduction to the insects responsible for timber decay in the UK. Detailed information regarding insect identification, however, some techniques for the control of insect infestation may have been superseded.


Restoring Timber Framed Houses

ISBN 0 7153 8526 7

Author: David Swindells

Published by: David & Charles (1987)

An illustrated introduction to timber framed buildings and repair techniques. Some techniques such as those dealing with timber decay may have been superseded.


Building Pathology

by Watt, D.
ISBN 9781 4051 61039
Published by: Blackwell Publishing 2007

Interdisciplinary study of defects