A lintel is a structural horizontal block that spans the space or opening between two vertical supports. It can be a load-bearing building component, a decorative architectural element, or a combined ornamented structural item. It takes the load coming from the structure above it and gives support for strength and stability. We handle all types Lintel repair.
An opening is used when a window is installed or moved, it is made to match the exact requirements of your window size that is needed. For strength and stability the brickwork in the jambs of openings has to be strengthened with more closely spaced ties and the wall over the head of the opening supported by an arch, lintels or beams. As one of the purposes of a rebated jamb is to protect the frame from rain. The strength and stability of walling in the size of openings in walls is limited by regulations for both solid and cavity walls. We can help make the openings for you to match the exact size requirements for your door/window contractor.
Infilling is used to fill material providing insulation, stiffness, and/or fire resistance. Infilling is used in buildings to fill the void areas, within a frame, between structural members. It can also be used to close up your windows or doors by providing insulation. All these and more can be done by our team of experts who take pride in providing these services.