Structural repair and rehabilitation is essential for modern structures, as well as for heritage sites. The cultural value associated with the structure plays an important role in deciding the level of intervention in the structure. Maintenance strategies and repairs are necessary to restore the structural system as close as possible to its original position. With the increase in construction activities, many structures are already showing signs of distress, and repair measures are necessary even within a period of 5 to 10 years after completion.
It is important to select contractors with the necessary skills and experience for the long-term success of any structural repair program. Resin repair and reinforcement techniques can be used to repair, strengthen and improve structural timbers. A concrete repair specialist can help determine both the underlying cause of the problem and the optimal solution. Structural repair and stabilization offer a cost-effective, low-impact and environmentally sound alternative to demolition and reconstruction, and is vital to preserving and protecting buildings in the UK.
General repair in buildings covers a wide spectrum, from replacing detached bricks on the wall to replacing a corroded piece of IG sheet from the roof. It is important to closely evaluate the structure to identify the causes of deterioration for subsequent repair and rehabilitation.