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Lexington Retrofit Brick Ties

Lexington – Retrofit Brick Ties

Lexington―Retrofit Brick Ties

If the brick walls of your Lexington property are bulging or bowing, your masonry may have water damage. Historically, sections of masonry walls that were water damaged needed to be completely demolished and replaced. Today, United Structural Systems has the tools necessary to restore water-damaged brick walls without the need to tear them down and rebuild. To accomplish this,  our brick wall repair experts in Lexington use retrofit brick ties as a reinforcement technique. 

Our team of experts has been saving brick walls since 1995. Our family-owned and operated company is proud to serve the Lexington community for all of its wall and foundation repair needs.

What Are Brick Ties?

Brick ties originated in the mid-1800s and were designed to stabilize the brick walls of buildings after a flood. Modern retrofit brick ties are used for a variety of masonry renovations. The installation process is quick and easy for our Lexington brick wall repair experts. First, we will remove any mortar squeezings. Then, we install the brick ties into the interior areas of the wall. The masonry wall is secured to a stud frame with screws anchored into holes predrilled into the bricks. Finally, those holes are filled with epoxy and mortar. This process provides stability to the brick wall, eliminating future bulging or bowing.

Additionally, the retrofit brick ties used by our Lexington brick wall repair team work to keep the brick veneer from falling off of a building. To do this, our crews use retrofit brick ties along with existing structural elements to stabilize the damaged masonry.

Working With United Structural Systems

United Structural Systems has proudly provided the Lexington community with the highest quality work and customer service for three generations. Our team can assist with wall repair, basement waterproofing, crawl space and foundation repair, concrete leveling, and much more. 

If your brick walls have experienced water damage, United Structural Systems can help. Our goal is to ensure your home is completely restored to a structurally sound state. Our Lexington brick wall repair team will conduct a thorough assessment of your property to determine if retrofit brick ties are the appropriate solution for your masonry. Reach out now to get your free estimate!

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    - Linda F.
  • Bobby was fantastic. Needed a structural specialist to review cracks above garage when trying to sell our house. Bobby was very honest, professional and didn't try to sell us on repairs that weren't needed.
    - Leslie S.
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  • From Jason who inspected and quoted to John and his crew that did the work, everyone showed pride in their work. Their pride made me feel confident. I recommend everyone make USS their first and only call.
    - Mark R.
  • We called United Structural due to water coming into our basement. I can not say how happy I am with all the service they provided. Not only did they get to us in a very timely fashion but all their employees were extremely professional and helpful.
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