Builders expand their skills with Twistfix how-to videos
Thousands of UK builders have learned extra skills thanks to an innovate series of instructional computer animated videos. Technological advancement in equipment and materials mean that once a building defect has been correctly diagnosed and a remedy prescribed, wall repairs can be carried out effectively by any competent builder or DIY enthusiast who is able to follow clear instructions - and just at a time when extra income will be more welcome than ever.
The short video animations offer a step by step product installation guide to remedy a variety of building defects including rising damp, wall tie corrosion, cracked brickwork and lintel failure. Further animations are planned including those for osmosis damp proofing and lateral restraint ties for supporting bowing walls
The new Twistfix interactive house is a useful tool to identify defects in masonry walls and to demystify masonry wall repair techniques for simple tasks such as wall tie replacement, crack stitching and retrofit masonry reinforcement. Virtually every specifying professional and builder we speak to has viewed at least one of these animated videos
For those wanting to use the animations for educational use a FREE CD is available upon request...