Archives for May 2012

Hard cement pointing can destroy stone buildings within a few decades

  It’s a sad irony that within 100 years of the introduction of cement and its complete dominance in new buildings, that the downside should be the destruction of buildings which have stood for hundreds of years; well before cement was invented. Cement is a truly wonderful product, easy to use, forgiving and offering incredible […]

BT Preservation Property Care Association member

BT Preservation – History   BT Preservation is one of the trading names of my company, Brick-Tie Limited. I started Brick-Tie limited with my Dad and Brother back in 1986. Brick-Tie limited was to be the wall tie corrosion subsidiary of our family damp proofing firm, Yorkshire Dampcourse and Woodwork co limited. BT Preservation trades to this […]

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