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Guide to Major House Repairs

By Geoffrey West

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ISBN: 9781847973863
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 06/08/2012
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback PPC
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 250 colour photographs

A Guide to Major House Repairs provides a concise, easy-to-understand guide to building damage. It details types of damage and outlines steps for DIY and professional repair work. It also examines how major damage can develop from less serious problems that can be fixed earlier in the process, saving the homeowner time and money.


  • Understanding the survey when buying a home
  • The different types of construction trades and professions, and how to find a builder
  • Getting finance
  • Subsidence damage
  • Wall and roof problems
  • Issues arising from damp and flooding
  • Rots and infestations
  • Correction of poor DIY work
  • Accidental and weather damage
  • Issues to consider when repairing listed buildings
  • Materials and how they're used
  • How a house is built
  • Comprehensive glossaries of trade terms

RRP: £16.99

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