Period House: Complete Care, Repair & Restoration

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A comprehensive and updated guide to the features and designs of residential property built between the mid-eighteenth century and outbreak of the Second World War.  A complete home owner's guide to the styles and features of period property, this book is ideal for examining the history and design of different architectural features, while also providing advice on restoration and repair work.  This updated edition also includes a revised introduction focusing on the definition of the period concerned, new figures for cost-effective restoration in 2005 as well as updated information on legal protection for older houses. In addition, there are new sections on pre-Georgian style, thatched roofs and energy conservation. Many new photo illustrations have also been added to make this new edition of Collins Period House invaluable to anyone appreciative of restoration and design.

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Albert Jackson and David Day are the authors of the bestselling Collins Complete DIY Manual and Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual. They have made many television appearances and have presented two major BBC series on furniture making and renovation.

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"The most comprehensive manual of its kind to date" The Victorian Society "When carrying out background research on your home, you could look at books about Victorian houses... Peirod House: An Owner's Guide is an excellent starting - point" Simon Tyrell-Lewis for Country House & Home

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