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5 ways to identify wall tie failure

By | 2018-05-25T06:08:33+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Wall Tie Replacement|

5 ways to identify wall tie failure Horizontal cracking - at regular intervals in external mortar joints Outward bulging of the wall - joints widen causing the wall to deflect outwards, often around window frames The lifting of roof edges - At gables the growth of brickwork can cause a noticable ‘pagoda’ effect Internal

How to solve wall tie failure

By | 2018-05-25T05:58:43+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Wall Tie Replacement|

How to solve wall tie failure A wall tie survey will highlight any problems and give insights into any potential work that that may need to be done. If it is recommended that you need to have your wall ties replaced then make sure your brickwork contractor uses wall ties made from a high-grade

Wall ties to blame for Edinburgh schools closures

By | 2018-05-25T05:43:06+00:00 May 25th, 2018|News, Wall Tie Replacement|

Wall ties to blame for Edinburgh schools closures According to an independent investigative report 17 Edinburgh schools were forced to close in 2016 due to wall tie failure. After the collapse of a wall at Oxpangs School a survey of all local schools found that failed wall ties was the cause of the wall