Brick-Tie launches an in-house college to drive higher standards in Wall tie replacement and preservation work
Fancy a career in the Property Care Industry? Brick-Tie Have two apprenticeship places available in 2015
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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.
Why is it that old cavity wall ties may need replacing, even when the cavity wall tie corrosion seems light and the ties look very thick and strong, what harm can surface wall tie corrosion really do? This is a question we often get asked, particularly by builders and other tradesmen, who have removed a […]
Trouble is afoot in Yorkshire’s housing. Wall tie corrosion became our business in 1985 are we are twenty six years older than they we were then the house I was checking with rusty wall ties were only fifty years old when wall tie corrosion was first noticed, so they’ve aged by another 50%. Bear in […]
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When you have your work carried out by us you can be assured it is done by qualified wall tie installers. Five of Brick-Tie’s staff have recently achieved the City & Guilds NVQ level 2 in Wall Tie Replacement. The qualification has been available for a few years but until now, there was no training […]
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