Come on – let’s test our knowledge of structural repairs The 7th February was the first Friday of the month so of course it was time for another exam. This time all technicians and surveyors sat the test on ‘Technical and safety implications of structural repairs’. The technical side included installation of Helifix Helibars and […]
Safety first structural work by Yorkshire’s best trained team of experts
First day for new boy Gareth Clark. A safe start and an introduction to Brick-Tie via the boss
What is The Helifix repair system, how does it work and why can clients trust Brick-Tie and Helifix to solve their structural repair problems – guaranteed!
Structural repairs to listed and traditional buildings need modern application of traditional materials…
Our boss, Bryan Hindle was able to attend this widely anticipated course on traditional repairs last Thursday. This is the second event of its kind, which the SPAB (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings), has delivered at the PCA training shed. Bryan missed the inaugural day last year, because he was on a pre-booked holiday
Fancy a career in the Property Care Industry? Brick-Tie Have two apprenticeship places available in 2015
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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.
Criminal records – drug and alcohol testing – When having structural work or damp proofing done you are letting strangers in your house – at Brick-Tie we know you are placing trust in us and we take every care to ensure that trust is never misplaced
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For some time wall tie corrosion has tended to be pigeon-holed as a defect of pre-war housing. It’s common in 1930s semis and it’s true; my wall tie specialist company’s bread and butter is pre-war dwellings.
However, over the past ten years I’ve noticed a steady drift in our work, which these days includes more and more post war commercial properties.
Why is it that old cavity wall ties may need replacing, even when the cavity wall tie corrosion seems light and the ties look very thick and strong, what harm can surface wall tie corrosion really do? This is a question we often get asked, particularly by builders and other tradesmen, who have removed a […]
As a Helifix approved contractor we work with helifix to spread the word about how useful and cost effective the Helifix system is for wall ties, and masonry repair
Bryan Hindle presented a Structural Repair CPD (Continuing Professiopnal Development presentation) for members of RICS in Leeds….
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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When you have your work carried out by us you can be assured it is done by qualified wall tie installers. Five of Brick-Tie’s staff have recently achieved the City & Guilds NVQ level 2 in Wall Tie Replacement. The qualification has been available for a few years but until now, there was no training […]
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