Structural repair is sometimes necessary to secure and restore buildings that are displaying signs of deterioration or when the property has suffered from environmental hazards such as subsidence or water damage from flooding.
Property Care Association (PCA) members who specialise instructural repairare trained and qualified to undertake building inspections and provide corrective measures to address structural defects in all types of buildings.
Whilst cracked masonry walls or ground movement may be straightforward to identify, in order to diagnose the root cause and arrive at the appropriate solution to make your property safe and secure again, it is recommended that you should seek the advice of a qualified structural repair expert. For more information on various types of structural repairs such as cavity wall ties, wall crack stitching and resin beam repairs visit our structural defects page.
As the trade body for the structural repairs industry, the PCA helps to provide peace of mind to homeowners by ensuring that our members are fully trained to provide reliable, trustworthy and cost effective structural repair treatments. Our members are regularly vetted to make sure that they possess the absolute latest technical knowledge to survey, and wherever necessary, provide structural repair solutions in a manner that retains the aesthetic appearance of the structure as much as possible.
Furthermore, our members are uniquely entitled to offer a PCA exclusive guarantee, meaning that should your chosen contractor go out of business before work on your property is complete, then we will enlist another PCA member to complete the works at no additional cost to you. Find a specialist near you using our post code search form or click the button below for more on structural repair for homeowners.
Structural repair CPD’s for property professionals
For industry professionals interested in learning more about structural repair, we provide certified continuing professional development (CPD) courses. Whether you are in the structural repair industry seeking to attain the 20 hours training you require per year to retain your professional status, or if you are with a Local Authority, Housing Association or other organisation who would benefit from understanding structural repair issues in greater depth, the PCA are the leading property preservation CPD providers in the UK.
Acting now to treat structural repairs can save further deterioration and more costly restoration work in the future. Contacting one of our registered members ensures that you will receive all the help and advice you need to ensure your building remains safe and sturdy. Get in touch with a local expert by using our search form below.