Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • Wanslow, Robert (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Gives an introduction to long-term household maintenance, including analysis of structural concerns, mechanical, electical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, and grounds and yardkeeping. Provides a suggested checklist for long-term ...

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  • Wanslow, Robert (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1969)
    Gives an introduction to long-term household maintenance, including analysis of structural concerns, mechanical, electical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, and grounds and yardkeeping. Provides a suggested checklist for long-term ...

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  • Wanslow, Robert; Spies, Henry (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999)
    Covers maintenance of various elements of the home. Included checklist gives the frequency of inspection and service for these areas.

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  • Wanslow, Robert; Spies, Henry (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995)
    The purpose of this publication is to discuss the general areas where home maintenance is needed and to present an organized program for that maintenance.

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    Discusses the cause of excessive moisture, its condensation, and effective methods for its control in homes in cold climates.

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  • Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    This publication will describe the causes of excess moisture, how condensation occurs, and methods used to correct moisture problems.

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  • Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    This publication will describe the causes of excess moisture, how condensation occurs, and methods used to correct moisture problems.

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990)
    This circular will describe the causes of excessive moisture, how condensation occurs, and some of the methods that can be used to control excessive moisture in the cold climates.

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  • Rowley, Frank B. (Small Homes Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1947)
    Discusses the cause of excessive moisture, its condensation, and effective methods for its control in homes in cold climates.

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  • Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Covers the causes and sources of moisture, ground water, humidifiers, combustion moisture, condensation from the air, and basement and crawl space moisture. Included is a checklist with moisture condensation problems and ...

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  • Oviatt Jr., Alfred E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    Describes building details to reduce sound transmission in homes and apartments. Also helpful for sound isolation between the master suite and the kid's room.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    How to install drywall in old houses; patching, taping drywall; covering or removing plaster.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee; Milner, Donna (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    How to refinish wood floors. Gives detailed instructions for refinishing; where to use the various finishing materials.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Shows how plaster is applied to wood, metal, and gypsum lath. Describes causes and repairs for cracked plaster, including the use of veneer plaster.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984)
    Provides information on historical plaster techniques, problems causing plaster failure in old homes, methods of repairing or replacing plaster, and modern replastering methods.

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  • Kraehenbuehl, J.O.; Helm, M.S.; Scheick, W.H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    This circular will be devoted to a general discussion of the entire function of electricity in the home, and its relation to planning the home.

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988)
    Covers adding bedrooms using a garage, basement, or attic conversions or new bedrooms added directly to the house or attached via the satellite system. Also discusses study or office space and family rooms.

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  • Wysocki, Joseph L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987)
    Discusses factors to consider when planning for home improvement.

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  • BRC Staff (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995)
    Covers remodeling terms, advantages and disadvantages and cost of remodeling, and the return on your investment. It walks you through the design process and defines construction terms so you can communicate with the people ...

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  • Goodyear, Margaret R.; Iwig, Dorothy J.; Miles, F.D.; Ward, Gladys J.; Weaver, Virginia H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    Provides a brief discussion of new trends in kitchen planning.

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