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Professional Biocide User Register

10 December 2018

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 […]

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Safe woodworm and Dry Rot treatment – assured

17 August 2018

Brick-Tie technicians at the forefront of new safer application of woodworm and rot treatments

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Damp proofing skills officially rewarded

22 February 2018

Adam’s damp and timber treatment career just took off – with Brick-Tie of course!

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How we carry out a pre-purchase damp and timber survey

21 March 2017

This is how we make sure you get the best advice on damp and timber survey calls

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Woodworm treated in West Yorkshire village vicarage

21 April 2015

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 […]

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Filed under: Health & Safety Materials Timber Infestations Woodworm

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Our Sheffield Damp and Timber survey CPD event

7 April 2015

Wow – CPD for Sheffield damp and timber surveyors reached epic levels last week as our boss Bryan Hindle passed on years of skills…..

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Filed under: Damp Dry Rot Mould Surveying Timber Infestations Wet Rot Woodworm

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Is that woodworm active? The answer’s in Yorkshire

29 March 2015

Is that woodworm active? Our boss Bryan Hindle gives you hints and tips to answer this like a pro…

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Filed under: listed buildings PCA Surveying Timber Infestations Woodworm

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Dry Rot treatment Sheffield South Yorkshire

15 March 2015

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 […]

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Two apprenticeships with Brick-Tie start in 2015

6 December 2014

Fancy a career in the Property Care Industry? Brick-Tie Have two apprenticeship places available in 2015

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Filed under: Basement Waterproofing Cavity Wall Ties Damp Dry Rot General Health & Safety listed buildings Masonry Materials PCA Structural Repairs Timber Infestations training Wall Ties Waterproofing Wet Rot Woodworm

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Insurance backed guarantee for remedial work? – all change

8 October 2014

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.

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Filed under: Cavity Wall Ties Damp General Structural Repairs Timber Infestations Waterproofing

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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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Filed under: Damp Dry Rot timber micro-drilling

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Damp timber and wall tie specialists meet up in Bradford

16 October 2013

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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Filed under: General Surveying Timber Infestations

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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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Filed under: Surveying Timber Infestations Wall Ties

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Rising damp and timber decay – they go together!

18 March 2012

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….

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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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