Structural stabilisation solutions for masonry buildings facades
We help keep building structures, walls and arches safe and stable, using the Heliflex system, installing specialist helical wall ties, fixings and masonry repair systems
If you are looking for greater structural integrity where masonry has failed or lost load bearing capability or as part of a wider façade refurbishment project, contact us today to evaluate how we can help.
Examples of locations where wall ties would be installed
Our work will often take place whilst the building is in full use, but programmes and access strategies adjusted to meet onsite and tenant’s requirements or delivered through the night where required. Due to the type of buildings we refurbish, their height, shape and size, we design and implement façade refurbishment, façade repair or external building painting solutions which use a variety of building access methods such as temporary cradles, façade hoist, scaffolding and abseiling method, cleaning, repairing, stabilising or painting building facades constructed of concrete, brick, cladding, render or stone building facades
We create bespoke façade refurbishment solutions, delivering building restoration solutions, masonry repairs, concrete re-enforcement projects with minimum impact to the surrounding environment.
Our wall tie, structural stabilization and Helifix structural solutions include:
- The Helibeam System which provides a cost effective means of restoring structural integrity to buildings and structures.
- Masonry arch bridge repairs using appropriate Helifix products such as CemTies or DryFix.
- CemTie to stabilise all forms of solid masonry, secure failed lintels and brick rings, reconnect internal and external building walls and repair parapets.
- Crack stitching to repair and stabilise cracked masonry
- Carbon fibre strengthening
- Corrosion control
- Façade cleaning and restoration: Super-heated steam, Nebulus and poultice cleaning
- Specialist access solutions: abseiling, cradles, hoist & MEWPS
We provide surveyors, building owners and managers with a complete external building refurbishment solution from façade cleaning, masonry and concrete repairs, installation of wall ties, structural maintenance and repairs cladding, render or concrete painting along with the application of protective façade surface impregnators to help protect the building façade on completion. As a specialist façade refurbishment contractor we provide a comprehensive range of external building refurbishment solutions designed to enhance the physical condition and life-span of the building.
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A Unique Guide ON How To Restore And Protect Building Skins
Whether it’s a technical façade condition inspection, specialist advice, façade cleaning test trials and specification development, the delivery of a building cleaning project within a challenging access environment or a full building refurbishment project with ongoing going façade management strategies to maximise your ROI, we can help.
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Before and After Cleaning
A simple photographic reference guide to help you visualise your building material and the solutions required to restore it with care and sensitivity. These case studies have been selected to help you identify your building material, soiling issues and the potential solutions available to you. Using our ‘before and after’ images, you can visualise your own building following similar treatment.
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The urban environment has changed enormously since the majority of building maintenance concerns were focused on more traditional masonry structures, materials, pollution levels, weather patterns – even the height of most buildings are completely different to a hundred years ago. This book illustrates how Building Transformation’s methods breathe new life, energy and vitality into building skins and cities.