EFFECTIVE RISING DAMP REPAIRS PERTH

Protect your property and your family with professional treatment solutions from Brick and Mortar Restoration. One of the most common causes of secondary damage in buildings around Perth, rising damp can cause a wide array of problems both for the structure and those living within it. As structural restoration specialists, Brick and Mortar Restoration in Perth are able to effectively identify and effectively treat this type of damp before it causes significant damage.

WHAT IS IT?

Rising damp is a form of moisture retention that involved the upward movement of groundwater in lower sections of walls, floors and masonry. The moisture rises through porous building materials as a result of capillary action and typically rises to around 1.5 meters from the ground. This type of damp is easily identified by the ‘tide mark’ of soluble salts from the groundwater which have crystallised at the top of the affected area.

REPAIR SOLUTIONS

Unlike a lot of companies that only will do one type of repair method, we at Brick and Mortar Restoration will provide you with a range of treatment solutions to ensure you get the best option for your property. We will carry out a full site visit and determine the cause of the damp issue and will then provide a written quote to rectify the problem using the best method of repair for your property and your budget.

The methods we currently use at Brick and Mortar Restoration are:

DRYZONE CHEMICAL INJECTION

This is a pre-loaded chemical injection method which helps a structure resist the damp and prevent it rising further. It is effective to use on both new and old mortar, heavily saturated walls, extreme temperatures, highly porous materials, cavity and single skin walls.

PHYSICAL DAMP PROOF COURSE

For this treatment, we remove the bottom row of bricks and insert a PVC coated aluminium sheet to protect the brickwork from the water. Although it is more expensive than an injection, it is a highly effective solution for most Perth properties.

For more information on our restoration services we offer in Perth including mortar repointingconcrete cancer treatment, and crack repair, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1800 MORTAR (667827)

OUR SERVICES

Brick Wall Alteration

Brick Wall Alteration

Brick and Mortar Restoration are wall removal & alteration specialists who can carry out both interior and exterior wall removals safely and efficiently.

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Concrete Cancer Repairs

Concrete Cancer Repairs

Concrete cancer is a serious problem that occurs within concrete and it is caused by the steel reinforcing inside the concrete rusting.

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Crack Repairs

Crack Repairs

Cracking in brick walling on your home or building is generally caused by either poor or insufficient foundations.

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Float And Set Plastering

Float And Set Plastering

White setting a wall gives it a smooth, glossy finish that’s ready for painting.

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Lateral Damp

Lateral Damp

Lateral damp is when moisture is allowed to enter the structure in a horizontal direction. Gravity then causes the downward movement of the damp into other areas.

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Limestone Cleaning

Limestone Cleaning

At Brick and Mortar Restoration we can clean your dirty and tired looking limestone and bring it back to look new.

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Lintel Replacement

Lintel Replacement

It is important to repair arch bars and lintels early to protect your property against further damage to the surrounding area.

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Mortar Pointing

Mortar Pointing

Fretting mortar is a common problem for brick homes built in Western Australia. A process where mortar between brickwork begins to 'fret' or fall away.

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Paint Removal

Paint Removal

At Brick and Mortar Restoration we have become expert at the removal of paint from brick surfaces.

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Rising Damp

Rising Damp

Rising damp is a form of dampness that occurs, particularly in older buildings, when groundwater rises up through walls, floors and masonry via capillary action.

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Sand Finish Render

Sand Finish Render

Does your home have that tired look. Brick and Mortar Restoration are rendering specialists from a modern look or the traditional look. We can make your house look brand new again.

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Shower & Bathroom Wall Sealing

Shower & Bathroom Wall Sealing

95% of showers leak due to building movement and from weakening and cracking of the grout causing hairline cracks and the loosening of tiles

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Stucco Render

Stucco Render

Stucco Render or Roughcast Finish is a durable, attractive and weather-resistant wall covering, traditionally used as both an interior and exterior finish, applied in one or two thin layers.

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Tuck Pointing

Tuck Pointing

Tuckpointing uses two contrasting colors of mortar in brickwork, one color matching the bricks themselves, to disguise unevenly shaped or spaced bricks

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Roundtower Natural Hydraulic Lime

Roundtower Natural Hydraulic Lime

Natural hydraulic lime, is an odourless powder, when mixed with sand and water it becomes a binder for building applications (e.g. mortars and renders).

Roundtower Natural Hydraulic Limes are natural products that contain no additives and are not blended. Suitable for building restoration and conservation.

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Lath and Plaster

Lath and Plaster

Lath and plaster is a building process used to finish mainly interior dividing walls and ceilings. It consists of narrow strips of wood (laths) which are nailed horizontally across the wall studs or ceiling joists and then coated in plaster.

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Ceiling Repairs

Ceiling Repairs

We understand the inconvenience ceiling damage can cause on any property whether it be private or a business. Or maybe you manage a property, which is why our cost-effective solutions are delivered efficiently and in a hands-on manner.

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Thorhelical Remedial Solutions WA

Thorhelical Remedial Solutions WA

Thor Helical patented wall tie and reinforcement products are manufactured from 316 grade stainless steel wire and engineered using a cold rolling process with advanced twisting die technology to accurately control the pitch of the tie resulting in a ‘Precise Pitch’ delivering unrivalled and patented product consistency and reliability.

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Real Estate / Strata / Property Maintenance

Real Estate / Strata / Property Maintenance

For a Property or Strata Manager, it’s really hard to find a reliable Business for all of your property maintenance.

To avoid the worry, just call Brick and Mortar Restoration. We are Western Australia’s best quality building maintenance service provider. Our services will help you keep your client’s rental property in perfect condition.

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We offer a free inspection and quotation service. You can expect the following from the team at Brick and Mortar Restoration - friendly advice from professional tradesman, accurate and concise quotations, no pushy salesmen, fast and efficient work, site left clean and tidy on completion.

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