Structural Timber Resin Repair FAQ

 
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There are many common questions when it comes to structural timber resin repair. If you can’t find the answer to your question, then contact us today and a helpful member of our team can assist you. You asked and we answered, here are some common questions about structural timber resin repairs. 

What are resin repairs and what are they used for?

Resin repairs are used to repair or strengthen the timber within a building. The substance resin is fluid and can be used for a whole range of repairs due to its versatility. It is mostly used within structural timber repairs because of its non-porous composition, meaning that it repels water or other fluids. Timber can often become damaged because of dampness, resin aims to block out moisture and dampness. 
Timber beam repairs using resin

How can I be sure that I need timber resin repair?

The truth is, you may find it difficult to identify whether or not you are in need of a timber resin repair. If you believe that you have structural timber damage, then you should contact Richardson & Starling straight away. The longer you leave timber damage, the more likely it is for the problem to worsen. 

When you contract us to take care of your structural timber repair, we will send out one of our skilled surveyors to fully assess the problem and identify the most effective course of action.

What are the benefits of structural timber resin repair?

Resin has long been used for structural timber repairs because of the benefits it provides and its effectiveness in timber repairs. Some of the benefits of resin repairs are:
  • They minimise disturbances – Using resin repair means that you can retain ceilings and floors but still make an effective repair to the structural timbers. Many other types of timber repair will involve demolishing much more of the property to get access, often leaving the property uninhabitable for a short time. 
  • Keep your building in use – With other types of repair whole sections of a building are often exposed and unable to be used. A resin repair will only need to expose the localised area. 
  • Retain the structure – Resin repairs attempt to save the current timber through repair of the rot affected timber only.
  • Durability – Resin is resistant to moisture and therefore minimises the chances of a future fungal attack. 
  • Ornate Exposed structural timbers can be repaired to match the existing profile.

What types of repairs are there?

For structural timber repairs there are several types of repair we use. After carrying out a survey of your property, we will assess which of these repairs will be the most effective for your needs. Some of the most common types of repair we carry out for structural timber damage include:
  • Solid Resin
  • Timber Resin Splice (TRS)
  • Crack Repair
  • Joinery & Cosmetic

Why choose us?

We have been delivering property care and repair for over 80 years. For over eight decades we have built up a wealth of knowledge and experience in our field. We are customer focused and want to deliver the most cost-effective repairs to solve your property problem. Follow the lead of many before you and trust Richardson & Starling with your structural timber repairs and have peace of mind in our long-term warranty.

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