Lintel failure resulting from fungal decay
This definition covers a great number of structural repair techniques that can be utilised to repair or restrain masonry walls with Helical bar. Unwanted movement can occur in buildings for a great many reasons, these may include.
Some of these are of a minor nature and remedial repairs are carried out as standard practise, where the damage is of a major occurrence a structural surveyor may be required to make a full survey and issue recommendation for repairs.
The repair techniques that can be adopted may include the use of:
Structural wall ties and Helical bar restraints
These types of structural repairs should always be specified and supervised by a trained and competent surveyor and in the case of major works a structural engineer. Any installations must be undertaken by an experienced specialist contractor.