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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.

Rising damp and timber decay – they go together!

18 March 2012

Rising damp can cause structural timbers to decay but this interesting case shows how wood has acted as a type of organic damp proof course….

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Filed under: Damp Timber Infestations

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Wall tie corrosion, Yorkshire’s wall tie time bomb

5 February 2012

Trouble is afoot in Yorkshire’s housing. Wall tie corrosion became our business in 1985 are we are twenty six years older than they we were then the house I was checking with rusty wall ties were only fifty years old when wall tie corrosion was first noticed, so they’ve aged by another 50%. Bear in […]

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Filed under: Structural Repairs Surveying Wall Ties

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A Bridged DPC may cause damp

13 September 2011

A bridged DPC may cause damp – but what is a bridged DPC? To save loads of typing I’ve shot a short video on the survey in Leeds, West Yorkshire. This is a case of a an indication of rising damp. Many would just install a new DPC, but I wanted to get to the […]

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Filed under: Damp Surveying

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