BISF HOUSE Investigation & Repair of Corroded Steel Stanchions. The chances of a BISF house suffering from severe corrosion to the frame is fortunately rare, however corrosion at the base of the stanchion legs does occasionally occur, particularly in properties that have not been well maintained or if the property was built in an exposed
The below images have been kindly supplied to us by A. J Balfour Associates The images shows a number of BISF Houses undergoing inspection and the external repair and refurbishment of these steel framed houses. The images were taken by members of the A.J. Balfour team who are specialists in consulting civil & structural engineering.
This is a Member submitted Post Can anyone advise what investigative / opening up works they have done as a purchaser (prior to purchase), in order to ascertain the condition of the steel frame? and what are the likely costs of the work including making good afterward? Thanks. Mike.
We’ve wanted to extend our living room by removing the hallway wall for some time.It appears to be plasterboard only, but I’m concerned there maybe some steel load bearing supports inside? I get the impression from this site (and from what I’ve been told) that the internal walls in BISF houses can be removed without
We appear to have stanchion problems. Hi Can any one help, The concrete has fallen away from the corner of our house outside where the kitchen is situated. A closer inspection revealed a very rusted and corroded steel upright which needs replacing urgently. How do we support the main structure while we attempt replacing the