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Sandstone lintel has a crack in it?

Answer:
We can repair this with a waterproofing cement.

Damp patches around my windows?

Answer:
This is sometimes due to missing pointing or porous brickwork that needs sealing. It can also be because the window is poorly fitted, is not sealed properly or has a corroded or missing cavity tray above the window.

Got a stepped crack in my brickwork above an opening?

Answer:
This may be due to either corroded wall ties or lack of support over an opening such as a doorway or window. Crack stitching ties cracked walls together using helibars or reinforcing rods, allowing masonry to flex slightly but holding the wall in place.

If a sandstone lintel above an opening has a crack in it, this can be repaired with waterproof cement.

Got dampness above skirting boards inside my home?

Answer:
This can be due to lack of air ventilation or wall cavities may need cleaning out.

West facing wall gets a lot of weather and there are damp patches on the wall?

Answer:
Pointing or brickwork may be starting to crumble. A consultation is required to establish the severity.

Damp on ceiling above fireplace?

This could be because:
     •  Lead flashing needs replacing
     •  Chimney may need re-pointing
     •  Chimney pot may be damaged or needs a cowl fitting

My conservatory is leaking down the brick?

Answer:
Check for correct flashing depth, re-point above or install a cavity tray.

Corroded brick in my roof space on the chimney breast?

Answer:
This can be caused by water penetration between the slates or roof tiles not being sealed to the chimney.

Water under the floor and damp around my bays?

Answer:
The path level may be running towards your house. Requires a tapered fillet to help divert water away from the wall.