|Wall Tie Failure||Underpinning|
Most properties built in the 20th Century have cavity masonry external walls.
The inner and outer leaf of these walls are usually tied together using metal ties.
Under certain circumstance, these ties can corrode and in extreme cases this can lead to failure of the ties and collapse of the outer skin of these walls.
The modern specification for metal wall ties is such that wall tie failure is unlikely but properties built before around 1990 may be vulnerable.
There may be no immediate indication of wall tie failure but the normal signs are:-
We can arrange a survey of your property and advise you of any damage
that may be occurring.
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