Written as a result of the discovery that the problems encountered and mistakes made in building extensions are largely due to a lack of information available to the general public and to many builders, the author, a professional engineer, has written this highly informative, easy-access book. Home Extensions provides clear and concise advice on how to plan and supervise the building of a home extension, loft conversion or conservatory, including everything from planning and the law to dealing with architects, builders and other contractors - right through to the final coat of paint.With a brick cavity wall this presents a problem, as water can now track clown the outer leaf from above to the inside of the house. To prevent this ... A two-storey extension with the first floor weatherboarded and the lower brick- faced can look very effective. From a ... Low-maintenance decorating, using woodstains or microporous paint, can help to reduce the cost of keeping up its appearance in the future.
|Publisher||:||New Holland Publishers - 2002-08|