Olympic Construction have fully trained and experienced surveyors who have a range of solutions at their disposal to solve your property care issues. The level of competence and performance of surveyors is very important and you should only trust a certified contractor.
Unwanted movement in buildings can cause a great deal of distress and worry for homeowners. Subsidence, physical disturbance and a failure of building materials, are just some of the factors that can impact on the structural integrity of a property. Fortunately, while there are many reasons why a building can move,
Cavity walls have been constructed since the beginning of the 20th century and were constructed to offer protection from the elements as well as reduce heat lost unnecessarily from a property. The system compromises of two separate walls ‘tied’ at strategic intervals using a form of wall tie.
Mould and other fungi germinate from spores, which are always present in the air we breathe! The spores can germinate and grow over a wide range of temperatures, they particularly like the conditions found in damp houses with a high relative humidity, at temperatures between 0 degrees to 25 degrees Celsius.
The definition of dampness is. ‘Where there is water in sufficient quantities to cause problems which are unacceptable’ Resulting decorative spoiling, timber decay and staining.
Olympic Construction have been curing condensation problems for over 25 years, and have a number of cost effective solutions for both home owners and landlords, ensuring the fabric of your properties are protected and the living environment for its occupants is a healthy one.
Now more than ever there is an ever increasing demand for using every available usable space within your home. The result of the need for space has created an extensive and wide spread demand for the conversion of basement areas into dry ventilated usable rooms.
STORMDRY MASONRY TREATMENT
Protect your property with Stormdry Masonry Protection Cream professionally applied from Olympic Construction throughout Cheshire and Lancashire. Do you have a problem with damp walls and mould.
WET & DRY ROT
Fungal decay can affect buildings of all ages and if decay is discovered it should be identified and remedial action taken without delay. Fungal decay occurs in timber which becomes wet/damp for a long time resulting of the attack by one of a number of wood-destroying fungi.
Wood – boring insect attack can cause structural damage in buildings and can be unsightly. There are a number of wood boring insects that attack a variety of timbers in properties in the U.K.
When dealing with buildings that have been affected by flooding it is important to understand the impact and implications of the water on the fabric of the building, as well as the long term implications of the repairs needed.
Olympic Construction maintains the highest standards in delivering property care solutions to its clients. This is backed by the training qualifications, experience and technical competence of its staff, as well as its membership as an approved contractor by a number of trade bodies.