Masonry may deteriorate, crack, delaminate and fail for a variety of reasons. However, most common faults can be overcome by using various combinations of Helifix remedial ties, fixings and masonry reinforcement products and techniques. Installed externally in the vast majority of situations they leave buildings visibly unimpaired and cause negligible disruption to the structure or its occupants.
Helifix remedial products are extremely versatile and adaptable and have a wide range of applications. Successfully used to overcome most commonly occuring structural faults, they will reliably, economically and sympathetically restore integrity to virtually every type of structure and have proven to be effective in most common construction materials including bricks, blocks, stone, travertine, marble, granite, concrete, and teracotta.
The illustration shows a typical four story apartment building, with stucco on the first floor, highlighting some of the most commonly occurring structural faults that affect every type of commercial and residential property of all ages and construction. Masonry repair strategies using Helifix products provide fully effective solutions for all common masonry structures from medieval churches to modern apartment buildings, from bridges and tunnels to all forms of housing.
Clearly there are other situations which are not shown here but by using specific Helifix techniques virtually any situation can be dealt with so do not hesitate to call us if you have a particular problem which is not illustrated.
Our products are extremely versatile and adaptable so, if you have a particular problem and require assistance, call our technical support team who will be pleased to help.
Details of many other repairs are available in our Downloads section under Repair Details.