cavity tie

cavity wall tie

A rigid, corrosive-resistant metal tie which bonds two withes of masonry.
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Contract Award Notice: West Lothian Council wish to source the most capable contractor to carry out cavity tie replacement works for phase 1 to 4 Bathville Flats, West Lothian.
Contract Notice: West Lothian Council wish to source the most capable contractor to carry out cavity tie replacement works for phase 1 to 4 Bathville Flats, West Lothian.
Total quantity or scope of tender: Phase 1 to 4 -Supply and install cavity tie replacement within the agreed programme.
Inadequate thickness of cavity walls, inadequate incision of vertical and horizontal damp proof courses and inadequate spacing of cavity ties are among the most common failures.
Probably the worst instance is when the cavity ties fail.
It's not just cavity ties that cause problems however, any lateral pressure against the wall can give a bulge.