Yearly Archives: 2016

/2016

New Blog: Sealing the Deal – Building Sealant

By | July 18th, 2016|Sealants|

Building Sealants: A Useful Guide We commonly find significant problems with building sealants, problems range from: Unsealed critical junction details Poorly applied sealant Poorly re-applied sealants Incorrect choice of sealant Premature sealant failure A vast range of sealants are available but how do you choose the right product? Sealants are possibly one of the most [...]

The Hidden Dangers in Buying a New Home

By | March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

New blog post: Dangers in Buying a New Home Why would you consider buying a new home? Is it simply because you want that feeling of owning something new. Perhaps you want cutting edge design and modern standards of thermal comfort with low energy bills, or perhaps you simply feel that buying a new home [...]

Worst EWI Installation we’ve Ever Seen

By | March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

New blog post: EWI Failure Another Warning with Regard to The Poorly Regulated EWI Industry Just when we think we have seen the worst installation we've ever seen another comes along to take the title. So for now, and as we write this blog, this is indeed the worst installation we've ever seen but we've [...]

An Introduction to Calcium Silicate Bricks

By | January 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A Case Study: Calcium Silicate Bricks   Residential scheme built with calcium silicate bricks Some time ago we were asked to investigate structural cracking in a large residential scheme in the West Midlands. On visiting the scheme and noting cracks on the building I had a strong suspicion that the building had [...]