1st Edition

A Practical Guide to Alterations and Improvements

By J. Buckland, Mrs B M Cooper, R. Cooper Copyright 1986
    166 Pages
    by Routledge

    by Routledge

    A practical guide which enables small builders to tackle everyday alteration and improvement projects with confidence.

    Introduction, Project 1: Double hung sash windows, Project 2: Side hung casement windows, Project 3: Forming an opening, Project 4: Insulating a domestic roof, Project 5: Replacing an external door, Project 6: Replacing a soil pipe, Project 7: Converting a loft space, Project 8: Loft conversion II: Staircases, Project 9: Loft conversion III: Planning a dormer installation, Project 10: Installation of roof windows, Project 11: Installing secondary glazing, Project 12: Building a small extension, Project 13: Roofing an extension, Project 14: Completing an extension, Project 15: Rebuilding a chimney stack, Project 16: Removing the whole chimney breast and the stack, Project 17: Damp proofing and timber treatment, Project 18: Replacement of flat roof coverings, Project 19: Renewing pitched roof covering on an end terrace house, Project 20: Works to small bay window—replacement of bressumer beam, Project 21: Works to small bay window—bay underpinning, Project 22: Works to small bay window—rebuild bay as existing, Project 23: Re-pointing a wall over a public highway, Project 24: Modernising a 1930s kitchen, Project 25: Installation of washing machine, water supplies, waste and drainage


    Buckland, J.; Cooper, Mrs B M; Cooper, R.