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Technical Articles from Yorkshire - Brick-Tie Preservation

Want to know more about preservation issues like damp, wall tie corrosion or rot, such as dry rot or wet rot? Below you’ll find lots of details about the science and the technology of building preservation. From Woodworm to Dry Rot, wall tie corrosion to structural repairs, it’s all here for you in detail by qualified authors who know Yorkshire’s buildings through and through. From Leeds to York, Skipton to Sheffield, we have projects in progress or completed for delighted clients.

The low down on condensation, mould control, control of rising damp, penetrating damp, lime pointing and traditional dampness treatments as well as the latest preservation technology.

Please use the tags and topics on the right to skip down to whatever takes your fancy and remember; Bryan, Mike or Paul will always be happy to answer direct questions for you, or you can pop across to Bryan’s Preservation Expert blog for even more wide ranging information for Yorkshire’s premier building preservation company.

Mould growth and Indoor Air Quality

9 October 2016

Mould growth in homes? Why is it happening and how should you react to mould growth…… don’t panic!

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Filed under: Condensation Mould Surveying

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Is that woodworm active? The answer’s in Yorkshire

29 March 2015

Is that woodworm active? Our boss Bryan Hindle gives you hints and tips to answer this like a pro…

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Filed under: listed buildings PCA Surveying Timber Infestations Woodworm

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Dry Rot treatment Sheffield South Yorkshire

15 March 2015

Dry Rot treatment Sheffield South Yorkshire It’s an ancient beast Dry Rot… A fungus, which was decaying wood in many more places than Sheffield and south Yorkshire, even before the industrial revolution. Of course there was no treatment then, it was just a case of ripping out the wood and starting again. Over the past […]

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Filed under: Dry Rot PCA Surveying Timber Infestations

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Why is my house mouldy?

18 February 2015

Why is my house mouldy? This is a question we get asked almost every day, especially in winter. There was a time when the mouldy house situation was quite rare but over the last decade mould has become the number one complaint in Yorkshire, when clients or landlords call us with a damp problem. It’s […]

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Filed under: Damp Mould

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Insurance backed guarantee for remedial work? – all change

8 October 2014

All change on the insurance backed guarantee front, as the Financial Services Authority change the rules for the better – our Managing Director explains all in a letter to customers.

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Filed under: Cavity Wall Ties Damp General Structural Repairs Timber Infestations Waterproofing

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