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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.

Accurate damp diagnosis using our gravimetric lab

12 December 2012

Brick Tie Preservation take damp diagnosis to a new level of precision with the establishment of a state-of-the-art damp diagnosis laboratory

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Chemical Damp proofing what can it do? What can’t it do?

12 October 2012

Chemical damp proofing is tried and tested but it can only control rising damp and will be ineffective against the many other common causes of damp in buildings

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Damp advice – how to get good diagnosis and treatment

8 July 2012

How to get good damp advice in Yorkshire – a guide. “I wonder if you can help me, I’m selling my house and the buyer’s surveyor says it’s damp?” “Are you the people who cure damp, because I think we’ve got that?” “There’s a smell and I’m sure it’s damp, can you help?” Where damp […]

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Basement waterproofing failures

19 June 2012

Lack of specialist knowledge is at the heart of most basement waterproofing failures so it pays to use a CSSW qualified specialist

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Electronic moisture meters for damp surveying

25 March 2012

Electronic moisture meters are useful tools but can cause real problems when used incorrectly. If you’ve ever thought “Why use an electronic moisture meter?” this post is for you.

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