Tree Root Damage to Buildings is a 2 volume set.
This practical guide, provides a comprehensive analysis of how the interaction of trees, soils and water can cause foundation movement and damage to properties.
Volume I, Causes, Diagnosis and Remedy(376pp.) provides a useful reference manual, as the theoretical background is complemented by detailed case studies at end of each chapter. The first 10 chapters describe the interactions of trees, soils, water and buildings. 6 further chapters describe the investigation of damage and the final 4 chapters examine remedies and and prevention of damage. There is also a list of references, cross references between botanical and common names, and a subject index.
Volume II, Patterns of Soil Drying in Proximity to Trees on Clay Soils (229 pp., contains a description of the methods applied and the technical data derived by species and soil type, from the data sets in volume I. Detailed reserach data for each tree is supported by photographs and coloured diagrams
A4 format paperback.
ISBNs 095330860X (set), 0953308618 (vol. I), 0953308626 (vol. II)