WH BUILDING & RESTORATION

Structural Repair

Structural Repairs

Structural Restraint

This definition covers a great number of structural repair techniques that can be utilised to repair or restrain masonry walls. Unwanted movement can occur in buildings for a great many reasons, these may include:

  • Ground movement or subsidence
  • Inadequately restrained or tied walls
  • Movement brought on by water, ingress and timber decay into the structure
  • Failed lintels or building materials
  • Movement fatigue
  • Mechanical impact or disturbance

In all these examples a structural surveyor may recommend some form of mechanical restraint as part of the remedial repair.

  • The repair techniques that can be adopted may include the use of:
  • Structural wall ties and restraints
  • Embedded wall stitching
  • Strapping
  • Structural Pinning
  • Resin bonding or resin beam repairs

These types of structural repairs should always be specified and supervised by a trained and competent structural engineer and any installations must be undertaken by an experienced specialist contractor. Experienced specialist contractors.

The areas we cover.

Bolton, Wigan, Preston, Manchester, Liverpool and Cheshire..