Lintel Replacement Perth

Brickwork above windows, doors and openings should be supported by arch bars or steel lintels. Over time these may need to be replaced due to deterioration and rust.

It is important to replace arch bars and lintels early to protect your property against further damage to the surrounding area. Tell-tale signs that your steel lintels may need replacing are small cracks appearing from the corners of the window or the opening, signs of rust, flaking metal and or paint. Once a lintel has started to rust it is almost impossible to treat the steel whilst it is in place. The only way to rectify the problem of deteriorating lintels is by replacement. If left unattended this may result in structural instability.

We recommend replacing affected lintels with a hot-dipped galvanized steel lintel and in certain locations an additional Duplex epoxy coating may be required.

When replacing lintels it is vital to ensure that your property is adequately supported whilst we remove and replace the steel lintel. To achieve this we use acrow props with specially designed fittings known as strong boys to support the brickwork above. The safety of you,  your family and the structural integrity of your home is of the upmost importance to the team at Brick and Mortar, therefore our supervisors and tradesmen will carry out a risk assessment prior to starting works. 

How do you know if you have rusted lintels that require replacement?

If the answer to any of the following questions is YES, then we would recommend a free site inspection from the team at Brick and Mortar Restoration to provide you with expert advice and if required, a quotation to carry out the repairs.

  • Are the bricks around the lintel crumbling or showing visual crack lines?

  • Is the brickwork surounding your openings, windows, doors appearing defective or out of line?

  • Are the lintels showing signs of rust or deterioration?

  • Are the lintels showing signs of delamination?

  • Do you have cracks in the brickwork emerging from the top corners of the opening?

If you require any further advice or think you may need your lintels replaced please call the team at Brick and Mortar Restoration.

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