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We work in conjunction with Helifix to provide professional guidance and proposals based on our combined experience, technical know-how and product knowledge. Helifix are market leading designers and manufacturers of structural repair products, Helical remedial wall ties, fixings and masonry repair systems.
Our Helifix process Our enquiry team will gain an understanding of the problem and either arrange a survey appointment or put the client in touch with one of our structural remedial surveyors. A wall tie survey can involve an intrusive wall tie survey to assess the condition of wall ties within the cavity wall or an initial visual inspection may be the first step. If the site survey so determines, our structural repair surveyor will prepare a Helifix design solution which is submitted to the client.
Our structural repair surveyor will of course be available to answer any questions. We submit the Helifix design for approval by a Helifix Engineer. This also gives inclusion to the Helifix Insurance Scheme should the client wish to take a Helifix Warranty.
Details of the Helifix Warranty will be provided in the ProTen Inspection Report and the client will have the option to take this out or not. On receipt of payment in full for the works, should the Helifix Warranty be required, ProTen will notify Helifix and they will issue the Helifix Warranty Certificate to the client. This certificate is transferable to any subsequent owner. This is designed to provide added peace of mind to clients as it ensures that our year ProTen Services Company Structural Guarantee is safeguarded for the future.
The Warranty is also bonded by the Consumer Protection Association. The cost of this warranty will be detailed as a separate item within the Inspection Report and can be discussed with your surveyor Contact us for more information about booking a wall tie survey or structural repair survey from a Helifix Approved Contractor. Need advice? How did you hear about us?
Remedial Wall Ties Remedial Wall Ties It happens occasionally on a job site, veneer ties inadvertently get left out of the wall during construction or some of the wall ties are fastened to the exterior sheathing and not the wood or metal studs as building code requires. Occasionally we run across existing projects where missing or damaged ties are causing a problem such as bowing of the veneer or there is poor connectivity between wythes in older multi-wythe masonry. Rather than taking down a veneer and reinstalling it or rebuilding a multi-wythe masonry wall, there are readily available solutions from a number of manufacturers. Installation of helical ties in a stone veneer. The pilot hole is being drilled in the upper bed jointand a helical tie is being installed in the lower mortar joint. This type of tie is formed from stainless steel straps that are twisted to make a self-tapping tie.
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Contact Us BowTie Stabilise a bowed wall by tying back to internal timbers, securely and effectively. Helifix products and their concealed, non-disruptive, installation techniques play an important role in preserving our built environment, from housing, offices, factories and bridges to churches, listed buildings and heritage structures. Wherever possible, repair and refurbishment is increasingly seen as a more sustainable option than demolition in terms of architectural value, materials usage, overall cost and environmental impact. With an enviable reputation for product quality, engineering excellence and comprehensive customer service, Helifix has considerable experience and technical expertise.
Helix Fixings: Provider and Installer of Quality Masonry Bars and Ties