This book about reclamation shows whats available and why salvage is a good option for people doing up their homes or wanting to have a stylish talking point whether it s stained glass windows, a vintage garden bench, Victorian roll-top bath or an Edwardian door or tiled fire surround. It also appeals to the fast-growing green market with its recycling element, plus reclaimed goods can be great value if you know what you re doing. This is an increasingly popular aspect of the antiques world which includes garden ornaments, as well as interior and exterior housing material. Written by interior design expert and TV favourite, Barty Phillips, the author of How to Decorate Your Home without Going Broke, Daily Mail Book of Household Hints and Tips and Teach Yourself Thrifty Living, this book offers a practical guide on identifying the age of salvaged goods and how to source it and use it in your home or business. This handy book also contains a directory of specialist salvage outlets and events.