Category: Maintenance

How to maintain your traditional home this winter

Thursday 24 October 2019


Although always important, in the wetter winter months the maintenance of your traditional home is crucial. The cold and rainy weather can cause a lot of damage to buildings if they’re not properly protected. Get some top tips on what to look out for in the winter.

Traditional Mortars: Going Full Circle

Friday 24 August 2018


Traditional lime mortar has been used for hundreds of years, and is an important part of Scotland’s built heritage. Find out why it’s still so important today with our Technical Officer Declan.

Gardez L’Eau – ‘watch out for the water’

Thursday 25 January 2018


Decay from weather, water and salts to Bothwell Castle’s Latrine Tower prompted conservation work at the site.

Conservation Class of 2017

Friday 30 June 2017


Most classes have been let out for the summer, but not for a group of keen conservation enthusiasts. Go behind-the-scenes at our Conservation Summer School 2017, and learn more about this exciting week of hands-on learning.

Supporting Scotland’s Industrial Heritage

Thursday 18 May 2017


We’re now into the fifth month of the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, being drawn into the world of...

Bird Control in Breeding Season

Thursday 27 April 2017


We’ve officially entered bird breeding season. From March until August, birds all over the UK will be partnering up, building...

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