DJ Hutchings & Sons Ltd

Structural Repairs

We are proud to have become recommended contractors by local structural engineering firms to carry out domestic and commercial structural repairs on all types of properties.   Some of our most commonly provided internal and external structural services are

  • Crack stitching (Helifix repairs)
  • Timber resin repairs
  • Waterproofing
  • Lintel repairs
  • Cavity Wall Ties
  • Underpinning

What are the Signs of Structural Damage?

Homes often require structural repairs, it is not uncommon in older homes, but even newer homes can develop problems.

If you notice any of the following in your property, you need to act on your findings as soon as possible as they could be a sign of a serious and potentially dangerous problem.

  • Cracks on ceilings, walls or chimneys
  • Windows & Doors Sticking
  • Damp proofing issues
  • Uneven, sloping or cracking to flooring
  • Leaning or Bulging Walls
  • Sagging roofs
  • Ground Movement

Please contact us if you see any of these signs of structural damage, at your earliest opportunity.   We can recommend a professional to carry out an initial inspection for you.

Our Structural Repairs Solutions

Our professional tradespeople are able to provide concealed, structurally reliable repairs using a range of recommended and proven methods with minimal disruption to your home.

The advantage in appointing D J Hutchings & Sons Ltd is that not only can we carry out the recommended structural repairs, we also have all the necessary trades to come in afterwards and patch up any resulting damage to the décor of your property, this combined with our hands-on contract management enables us to offer you the least disruption possible.

Why Choose D J Hutchings & Sons?

Structural repairs are a specialist skilled trade and our operatives have all received full accredited training.

As a testament to our expertise, we were called upon to appear on Channel 4’s ‘The Great House Giveaway’ to carry out structural repairs to a gable end wall which was condemned by the local council due to the movement it had suffered.  Corner steels and restraint straps were used to bring the structure back together, tying the wall into the purlins, roof profile and onto the 1st floor structure.

If you are looking for structural repairs on your property and want to discuss your options please contact us

Our Case Studies

We’ve completed a range of projects across the commercial, private and public sector.

Subsidence damage

Category: Insurance Services

On this project D J Hutchings & Sons were instructed by loss adjustors acting on behalf of the clients insurance company to repair the premises back to its original condition following subsidence damage.

The works comprised of above ground structural crack repairs and associated internal finishing and decorative repairs.   

Our fully trained operatives installed stainless steel bars, bonded into cut slots at pre-determined levels in the masonry using cementitious grout.  This strengthened and stabilised the property against further movement.   

The client was delighted with the end result and finish.

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