Look at the cause and extent of the issue

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Look at the cause and extent of the issue

When it comes to structural repair, our team always strives to restore your building to its prime state. However, we don’t look for short-term solutions; we want our efforts to last for as long as possible. Using our talents as well as the best technology, we can achieve this goal.

Countless institutional buildings and hotels use exposed concrete framing. With them, they create strong facades. Although the surfaces are durable, they can fall into a state of disrepair. Once this happens, you must come up with a repair plan. Before you do this though, you need to inspect several areas. Firstly it is important to look at the cause and extent of the wear.

What influences your repair?

You have to conduct a thorough examination of the deterioration process and its extent. This is vital to ensure you don’t choose an inappropriate solution or leave an issue.

In most cases it doesn’t matter what is causing the wear. The structural repair strategies for delaminated and spalled concrete will be identical in the majority of instances. Yet, sometimes, things are different. For example, the concrete could have high amounts of chloride ions. In this case, you might need to use a more aggressive solution. Furthermore, the deterioration’s extent will decide whether to replace or repair.

For exposed concrete facades, there’s one common problem; the corrosion of embedded metals. In addition freeze-thaw damage can occur in cold environments. Other common issues include leakage through concrete cracks and coating failures.

Eventually, you’ll have all the necessary research. When the study is over you should know what it is you’re dealing with. This will also point you to the right solution.

At Churchill Concrete Technology we know the value of planning everything out beforehand. It makes figuring out the ideal approach considerably easier. In addition, it allows us to produce first class results on our projects.

If you want to do business with us, please get in touch. We can offer structural repairs for various types of concrete, catering for large and small projects alike.