Adam’s damp and timber treatment career just took off – with Brick-Tie of course!
Yorklshire’s PCA damp experts get together to raise standards
Our Friday morning de-brief is serious business – with a lighter side too. Here on planet Brick-Tie we make high quality damp and timber technicians. Our job has been made much easier this year, with the introduction of the new Property Care Association Apprentice scheme. We’ve been involved with the scheme from the start, with […]
PCA awards winners for the forth time and counting!
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
Is that woodworm active? Our boss Bryan Hindle gives you hints and tips to answer this like a pro…
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 […]
Brick-Tie core damp specialist values were covered on Friday – health and safety, quality and of course…… fun.
Learning never stops as our MD Bryan Hindle joins many of the Norths best and brightest damp, timber and basement waterproofing experts for a technical talk in Bradford.
The best get better with Property Care Association training. Most of our staff have obtained Property Care Association training over the years, but the training is so good, we can’t get enough of it. Not only our technicians benefit from Property Care Association training. Learning never stops in our business and that means across the […]
Property Care Association awards 2014 – this time we won ‘Contractor of the year’!
Structural Waterproofing refresher for Property Care Association members. This Wednesday our MD Bryan Hindle was at Property Care Association HQ in Huntingdon for a CSSW refresher course (Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing).
The CSSW is the only nationally recognised and specific qualification for waterproofing specialist surveyors and is one way of demonstrating that a competent person has designed a structural waterproofing scheme (required by BS8102).
Our team learn more with the Property Care Association. Company Secretary Julie Hindle and Administration Manager Katrina Jackson spent a day at PCA HQ in Huntingdon, learning how to improve business management. Just being the best at damp proofing, dry rot and woodworm treatment is not enough to keep a business healthy
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Bradford was the venue for the recent Property Care Association northern area meeting.
The Property Care Association is the only recognised trade body for qualified specialists in damp proofing, timber treatment and structural waterproofing. The PCA also covers wall tie replacement and structural repairs of buildings
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It was all smiles at the National Space Centre when Brick-Tie Preservation was announced as the winners of the Property Care Association award for training and staff development.
The PCA is the only recognised trade body for damp proofing, timber treatment and wall tie specialists; setting standards, writing codes of practice and supervising the cream of the industry.
Thursday was the day for dedicated PCA members to meet up for a series of meetings and presentations given by the PCA and members.
This type of behind the scenes work is crucial for Brick Tie Preservation, in order to maintain high standards for consumers. Briefings included a section on Basement waterproofing insurance, so that PCA members’ customers are protected in the event of problems after the waterproofing work has been completed.
Controlling damp just got easier with the advanced training available from the PCA and attended by our damp surveyors.
More qualifications for Brick-Te Preservation’s surveying team, with Sean Tristram-Jones adding the CSRT health and safety module to his collection…
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 […]
Another Property Care Association meeting dominated by additional training for members and their staff – excellent!
Yorkshire’s finest damp, timber and wall tie specialist wins again! For the second year in three we are highly commended in annual Property Care Association awards. The PCA agm saw Brick-Tie Preservation awarded the Training and personal development ‘highly commended’ award. This is the second time we’ve been recognised in this way and the whole […]
Brick Tie Preservation were subject to a PCA quality audit last week and…. we passed with flying colours
The Property Care Association is the premier body for preservation quality, training and service, so recieving an award for our training commitment was great. Especially when the judging is completly independent. Bryan was delighted, clutching the award and a free bottle of bubbly “The PCA awards include categories for training, sustainability and innovation. Our award […]
Bryan attended a Continuing Professional Development meeting, organised by the Institute of Specialist Surveyors and Engineers last Thursday night. The subject was ‘Flood remediation’. Or in plain English ‘how to dry out and then repair buildings damaged by flooding’. The presentation was done by Steve Hodgson, who is the general manager of the Property Care […]
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