Use the space below

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Do you use the basement under your home? Many people forget about their basement when they want more habitable space, but there are so many possibilities; whether it be an extra en-suite bedroom, playroom or a home office. Ways you can transform your space Entertainment central – whether you’ve always …

Sulphate Attack

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Sulphate attacks to ground floor slabs are often overlooked when undertaking a damp survey, as they can be considered as structural and not a dampness related issue, but without moisture, the reaction cannot take place and can result in serious structural damage to both the floor slab and walls of …

Village Hotel Warrington

Olympic Construction Ltd ensuring the structural stability of the Village Hotel Warrington.

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When evidence of structural movement was noted to the fire escape of the Village Hotel Warrington Olympic Construction Ltd were asked to undertake stabilisation works, using the Thorhelical remedial stabilisation system. We used a combined system of wall ties, masonry beaming & Crack stitching to ensure no further movement would …

Homes Bill

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018Is this act the opening of a door to take over from PPI claims With claims against landlords?What is the act and what is its purpose The act is simply an amended version of the ‘Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. The legislation informs landlords …

Wall Ties & Structural Stabilisation

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The first time most people outside the industry ever hear about wall ties, is when either when the receive a home buyers or structural engineers report following cracking to the walls of their property. Olympic Construction, have Chartered Building Engineers, who have a full and detailed working knowledge of wall …

rising damp

Rising Damp

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This is defined as ground water rising through the structure by capillary suction. Rising damp results in unsightly damage to internal decorations, which will lead to timber decay and heat loss through the wall.  This can be effectively addressed by installing BBA Agrément certificated damp proof systems, to BS 6576: …



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Streaming windows? Black mould on walls or fabrics and furnishings? Musty smells? Condensation accounts for approximately 70% of reported damp problems in domestic dwellings. It manifests itself in Streaming windows, Black mould on walls, fabrics or furnishings; and musty smells. We have been curing condensation problems for over 25 years, …

delta waterproofing system

Delta waterproofing system

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When having waterproofing works undertaken to convert an existing basement or form a new basement under your property, ensure you instruct a PCA qualified CSSW waterproofing designer to design your basement, in accordance with BS8102:2009, and building regulations approved documents: