Cavity v. Solid Walls

ANOTHER question to be considered is the problem of cavity or solid walls. In the former, 4-inch facing bricks are used for the exterior of the house, a 2-inch cavity is left, bound at intervals by pieces of metal to -l-l-inch J?letton bricks on the inside, the whole forming what is generally known as an … Read more

The Structure of Your Home

Your house may be detached, semi-detached or terraced. It may be a bungalow, two-storey or three-storey — or you may live in a flat in a multi-storey block. The external construction may be of brick or stone, timber-framed, timber-clad or be a combination of materials. The roof may be pitched or flat or mansard (providing … Read more