The Professional user of biocides register Can woodworm or dry rot be treated safely using chemicals? The short answer is yes, but it’s also true that in the wrong hands many chemicals can be harmful to the user, customer and the environment. This is what the professional users of biocides register is for. All chemicals […]
Brick-Tie technicians at the forefront of new safer application of woodworm and rot treatments
Adam’s damp and timber treatment career just took off – with Brick-Tie of course!
This is how we make sure you get the best advice on damp and timber survey calls
Woodworm treated in Yorkshire village Vicarage When we were asked to call at a Vicarage in Darrington, West Yorkshire, we thought “Here we go; another church to look at – more woodworm to treat.” However, we found that it was the vicarage with the problem, not the Church – extensive woodworm infestation in the roof […]
Wow – CPD for Sheffield damp and timber surveyors reached epic levels last week as our boss Bryan Hindle passed on years of skills…..
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 […]
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.
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…
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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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.
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….
Damp proofing and timber treatment qualifications for Yorkshire’s best remedial team…
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