Crack Stitching Specialists Perth
What is Crack Stitching?
Cracks frequently occur in masonry structures when there is differential settlement of the structure, resulting in concentrated forces at a given location. Crack stitching and repair provides a permanent solution for masonry repairs and cracked wall reinforcement.
The result, from all the causes listed below, is that the bricks and/or mortar in this location fails resulting in an unsightly and structurally unsound crack.
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When is crack stitching needed?
Once the foundations begin to crack, crack stitching is often required.
Cyclical Wet and Dry
When there are both wet and dry occurrences in concrete can lead to crack stitching.
This rise and fall in temperature of hot and cold can lead to the need for crack stitching repairs.
HOW CAN BUSS HELP? Steps to crack stitching.
The BUSS team has over 20 years’ experience in the remedial repair industry. Crack stitching is a common problem that the BUSS team encounter on site. BUSS repair masonry structures by repairing the crack and then stabilized using the installation of stainless-steel bars into the fabric of the building in this location. The existing mortar is removed and the high tensile strength structural stainless steel is then embedded and fixed into position using a high strength grout. The new structural steel then spans across cracks in walls to reconnect and strengthen masonry.
For more information on crack stitching, or if you require a quote for masonry repairs, please call us on 08 9444 1732.
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