Traditional Buildings & Issues with rubble filled cavity walls

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When restoring or addressing defects to a property, it is essential that the surveyor undertaking the survey understands the original building systems, such as lime-based plaster, pointing, and the structure of the walls and floors. But can also advise and work with the client and the local conservation officer, to provide an end result which is best for all parties including the traditional building itself.

A Day in the Life at Olympic Construction

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Describing a day in the life of Olympic Construction is quite a challenge, as we offer such a range of services that no two days are the same. As Chartered Building Engineers and Certified surveyors specialising in dampness, waterproofing, timber and structural stabilisation defects in buildings, we are approached by …

Condensation 101- what you need to know

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Condensation 101- what you need to know Streaming water on your windows? It’s hardly surprising – condensation is common in most homes, especially during the winter months. Condensation is the change of water from gaseous vapour to liquid water, and this unwanted dampness can cause lots of issues for properties. …

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 …