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Building mental resilience for a better life

31 March 2019

Building mental resilience for a better life   It is said by many that modern life and the demands placed on us by work and social pressures are leading to an increase in poor mental health. This may have been recognised by some in the corporate world, but in construction, especially in smaller businesses like […]

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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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Safe by design

15 January 2018

Planning to work safe starts as soon as we visit your home or business. Damp proofing, wall tie replacement or structural repairs – safe by design

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BT Preservation reviews performance

15 September 2017

Friday morning breakfast and there’s lots to be happy about

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“The best company I’ve ever worked for”

1 March 2017

Brick-Tie are Investors in People through to 2020!….

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BT Preservation reviews its service to improve

28 January 2017

How does Yorkshire’s best damp-proofing, timber treatment and wall tie company stay at the top? BT Preservations reviews itself…….

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Still learning to get better!

21 January 2017

Congratulations are in order for more of our employees as we enter 2017; safer, better and above all – competent

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PCA Damp experts in Yorkshire

10 November 2016

Yorklshire’s PCA damp experts get together to raise standards

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From a good company to an outstanding company

11 September 2016

How do Brick-Tie go about becoming outstanding? The firm is its people and as Investors in People since 2007, we aim to demonstrate, that this is the right way to do things…

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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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High quality damp proofing technicians are made not born

27 May 2016

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 […]

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Four times PCA winners!

15 May 2016

PCA awards winners for the forth time and counting!

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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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Brick-Tie pick up another award via The Property Care Association

25 June 2015

A double win for Brick-Tie at the annual Property Care Association ‘Good Practice’ awards….

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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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Property Care Association training for all

15 September 2014

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 […]

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Brick-Tie Preservation win at the property care association awards – again!

13 April 2014

Property Care Association awards 2014 – this time we won ‘Contractor of the year’!

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Customer feedback raises cash for cancer care – thank you!

21 March 2014

Our clients helped us raise enough money to pay for 12 Macmillan cancer care nurses for one hour – brilliant!

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Damp Proofing and Timber Treatment Qualification for 100% of Staff

20 September 2013

Training and staff development has a direct effect on the quality of our damp proofing, woodworm and dry rot work.

All our damp proofing specialists are qualified and here, Peter Linsell shows off his latest NVQ certificate in damp proofing, woodworm and rot treatment.

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Health and Safety for our wall tie and damp proofing contracts

25 August 2013

Our recent full training day was dedicated to health and safety – for our team – contractors who work with us and for our clients. The work we do presents lots of opportunities for injury and illness. Wall tie work almost always involves working at height falls from height causes many unecessary deaths at work in the construction industry.

Timber treatment means we use pesticides, which need to be used carefully to protect clients and ourselves too.

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Teaching Professionals About Damp, Wall Ties and Basement Waterproofing

6 March 2013

Our March Continuing professional Development event was held in Colton Leeds last Wednesday. A mix of 40 delegates ranging from Structural Engineers to Architects and building surveyors were in attendance, to hear the latest technical details on three subjects…

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Training comes first at Brick-Tie

18 December 2012

Training comes first at Brick-Tie so we ended the year with a training day dedicated to customer service

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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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Yet more qualifications for BT Preservation’s team

7 September 2012

More qualifications for Brick-Te Preservation’s surveying team, with Sean Tristram-Jones adding the CSRT health and safety module to his collection…

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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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Property Care Association meeting

1 May 2012

Another Property Care Association meeting dominated by additional training for members and their staff – excellent!

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More Property Care Association awards for Brick-Tie

23 April 2012

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 […]

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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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More damp-proofing and timber treatment qualifications for our staff

7 March 2012

Damp proofing and timber treatment qualifications for Yorkshire’s best remedial team…

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Good management for Yorkshire specialist company

12 June 2010

Our MD Bryan Hindle and administration manager Katrina Jackson achieve NVQ level 4 in leadership and management…

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Brick-Tie training rewarded by the Property Care Association

10 May 2010

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 […]

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Flood remediation in Yorkshire

4 April 2010

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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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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