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BISF Stanchion Defects and Repairs

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

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Housing Refurbishment Projects
BISF Admin

A.J Balfour BISF House Frame Inspection & Repair

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.

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bobodarcey

Steel Frame Corrosion

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.

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ST-B

Removal of Internal Walls

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

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Structural
pauline376

BISF House Stanchion Problems

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

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Housing Refurbishment Projects
squidink

Bricking up a BISF House?

Hi Everyone want to brick up my BISF house, has anyone done this and can you offer any advice! Many thanks in advance for you help

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