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How corrosion occurs in pre-stressed concrete tendons

For as long as we can remember, concrete has been our speciality. In addition to repairs and spraying projects, we also supply customers with a myriad of other services that focus on particular areas. Corrosion control is one of them, and just so happens to be one of our most important provisions. Ideal for giving materials the extra protection they need, this is something we recommend you look into. Continue reading “How corrosion occurs in pre-stressed concrete tendons” »

To repair concrete you need to be prepared

Concrete repair is a task we take most seriously, ensuring we achieve professional standards. Many of the world’s buildings, bridges, and other structures are made from the material because of its strength, low cost and versatilities. Given enough time though, the materials can degrade. The trick is not to let this process advance too much. Regardless of what causes our clients problems however, we will set things straight without triggering too big a disruption to your daily operations. Continue reading “To repair concrete you need to be prepared” »

Relative humidity is preferred when testing lightweight concrete

Despite concrete’s robust nature, you can’t simply put it somewhere and expect the material to do its job forever. Instead, you must first examine it to check whether everything meets the desired specifications, or if any adjustments are necessary. Widely respected for our survey and testing services, our company is the one you need to call if there are any doubts about the condition of any concrete on your property. Continue reading “Relative humidity is preferred when testing lightweight concrete” »

Carbon fibre – an improved alternative to steel

It is always commonplace that a building will experience changes in its lifetime. Particularly, commercial structures can be subject to different work such as the introduction of new equipment, technology, and openings. When this happens structural strengthening may be required to take on the additional loads. Other instances when this happens are during the process of adding or changing floors. Continue reading “Carbon fibre – an improved alternative to steel” »

Making use of remedial wall ties

One of the leading causes of damage to brickwork and masonry is the corrosion of wall ties. Although they are designed to improve stability, a tie made of galvanised mild steel can suffer from corrosion once the protective layer is worn away. The steel will expand when this occurs, resulting in cracked bricks and mortar joints. The Churchill Concrete Technology team has seen this issue many times though and can provide professional brick and masonry repairs as a response. Continue reading “Making use of remedial wall ties” »

Pay attention to new concrete conditions

Our company is one that dedicates itself to providing customers with cost effective and long lasting concrete repair solutions. Experienced in surface preparation, in addition to a myriad of other areas, we see to it that your property’s structural integrity is the best it can be. Being a flexible establishment, we can tailor our services so that they match your distinct requirements. Continue reading “Pay attention to new concrete conditions” »

Preparing concrete for waterproofing

Our goal is to supply clients with solutions to their concrete based issues that are not only long lasting, but also cost effective. Despite its nature, concrete can and will wear out if you don’t protect it properly, especially against the likes of water. It is for this reason why we operate a joint sealing and waterproofing service, something you may wish to consider investing in if you’re concerned about the state of your own materials. Continue reading “Preparing concrete for waterproofing” »

Is corrosion control of concrete reinforcement bars required?

The goal at Churchill CT has always been to supply clients with long-term structural refurbishment and concrete repair services. To ensure that we get the best possible results from our efforts, we tailor the work that we do so that it does a better job of matching your specific requirements. Corrosion control is something we are particularly skilled at, with our team having a history of employing effective treatments that do wonders for concrete constructs. Continue reading “Is corrosion control of concrete reinforcement bars required?” »