Concrete repair is the main key within our business. With 30 years’ experience we are a leading structural repair consulting contractor for local authorities, housing associations, construction industry professionals, commercial organisations and home owners.
Gathering up traditional construction craft and combining it with 21st century building technology, we are translating these twin forces into outstanding value through professional consultation and the superior structural repair, conservation and restoration of buildings and structures.
Our concrete repairs are designed to preserve the life of any of your structures, ensuring that safety of your buildings is kept to the highest possible standard.
There are numerous repair methods and in order to accomplish the best techniques and products a good understanding of the construction processes and the nature and cause of the failure is essential.
Why concrete repair?
Despite being perceived as strong and durable, concrete is actually very susceptible to outside influences. Other than physical strains such as subsidence, root damage or impact damage, the main problem in keeping concrete structures in good health is water.
Crack repairs are often the quickest and cheapest option for many businesses who want to retain the lifespan of their structures.
Before you can repair concrete, you have to know what caused the problem in the first place.
Modern concrete technology has been led to the development of fibre reinforced concretes that create high-strength pavements without the need for steel reinforcement mesh. Your local ready mixed concrete supplier will advise on the most suitable type and strength of concrete for your project.
Concrete is a composite material composed mainly of water, aggregate, and cement. Often, additives and reinforcements (such as rebar) are included in the mixture to achieve the desired physical properties of the finished material. When these ingredients are mixed together, they form a fluid mass that is easily molded into shape. Over time, the cement forms a hard matrix which binds the rest of the ingredients together into a durable stone-like material with many uses