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Careers advice for Yorkshire’s Construction apprentices

15 May 2019

We were spreading the word to students – what a wonderful industry ours is

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Apprentice of the year to trainee surveyor

10 October 2018

From apprentice to damp and timber surveyor – a career path to be proud of

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Green Register Bite Size CPD hits the ‘hot spot’

25 February 2017

The ‘Mind the gap’ presentation via The Green Register was an event worth attending

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Expert damp surveys day in Yorkshire

17 November 2016

To produce expert damp surveys we have to learn every day…. this week we shared some of that knowledge with Yorkshire’s finest

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Surveyor training day – June 2016

3 June 2016

Surveyor training day is the first Friday of every month. Sometimes these days are quite technical and last week – we concentrated on getting the basics right.

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The Property Care Association ‘Alternative repair strategies for Traditional Buildings’.

24 April 2016

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

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Thermal survey training with PCA

8 May 2015

Thermal surveys were improved with additional training for our team – read how it went on the Property Care association’s – ‘Thermography introduction Day’

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Damp specialist training for safety and service

21 February 2015

Brick-Tie core damp specialist values were covered on Friday – health and safety, quality and of course…… fun.

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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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Advanced DryRod damp proofing system arrives in Yorkshire.

16 August 2014

Brick-Tie Preservation take delivery of Safeguard’s cutting edge DryRod damp proofing system – and immediately put it to use for our clients in Yorkshire.

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Damp and Dry Rot in Listed Buildings

28 June 2014

Some useful information on why it is that old and listed buildings are more prone to damp and dry rot. Details on how modern repair methods must be used sparingly and alongside traditional materials…

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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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Specialist damp diagnosis getting even better

5 December 2012

Specialist damp diagnosis in Yorkshire just improved even further when Brick-Tie preservation acquired new laboratory equipment and detailed instruction from damp industry guru Graham Colerman….

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Controlling damp and mould in Yorkshire’s homes

14 November 2012

Controlling damp just got easier with the advanced training available from the PCA and attended by our damp surveyors.

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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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Teaching damp diagnosis to surveyors in Leeds

4 May 2012

A good morning of damp diagnosis work with Adair Paxton Chartered Surveyors of Leeds, West Yorkshire, last week. Bruce Collinson FRICS heads a team of surveyors managing a huge selection of properties across Leeds. Damp and mould problems crop up of course and Bruce asked us to spend some time with his team, to pass […]

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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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Gravimetric damp testing

17 January 2012

Bryan heads to Graham Coleman’s lab for hands on gravimetric damp testing tuition from the Property Care Association head examiner

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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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Damp and Condensation training day at the PCA

12 November 2009

MD Bryan Hindle and damp and timber surveyor Jeff Holdsworth attend the PCA training course on damp and condensation

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