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The Weathering of Natural Building Stones

The Weathering of Natural Building Stones by R.J. Schaffer
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Provides a general account of the factors which cause decay of building stones and a summary of the best methods to reduce the incidence of decay. It discusses weathering associated with natural defects inherent in stone and examines issues of weathering caused by bad workmanship or errors in the selection of material. Decay through chemical and natural physical phenomena are discussed in detail. The final sections offer useful advice on how to prevent long term decay through appropriate repair, replacement and cleaning of stone.

Taylor and Francis; January 2016
208 pages; ISBN 9781317742517
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Title: The Weathering of Natural Building Stones
Author: R.J. Schaffer
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