Professional Help and Advice from Twistfix

At Twistfix, we supply an extensive and ever-growing collection of construction materials, tools and ancillaries to both trade professionals and DIYers. It's important to us that our customers are able to use these products effectively and achieve consistent, lasting results and so we also provide a range of detailed, authoritative help and advice.

On the Twistfix website, you can find a selection of handy 'How-to' guides. These are arranged in different sections for your convenience. The guides include:

Treating Damp

  • Identifying different types of damp
  • A guide to damp proofing walls
  • How to effectively treat penetrating damp
  • Controlling mould and condensation

Masonry Repair

  • Six-step guide to crack stitching
  • Three-step guide to fitting remedial wall ties
  • Sealing cracks in brickwork
  • The professional replacement of defective wall ties
  • Using helical bars for lintel repair

Basement Waterproofing

  • Full guide on how to waterproof floors and walls in basements and cellars
  • Using basement mesh effectively
  • Advice on draining water from flooded cellars and basements

Fixings and Fastenings

  • Using warm roof fixings in pitched roofing applications
  • Advice on fixing insulated decks
  • The protection and preservation of timber beams

On our website, you'll also find the innovative Twistfix Interactive House. This tool groups a number of structural masonry repair videos together, letting you see details of exactly how various methods work using state-of-the-art 3D representation. All of these videos and a number of others can also be viewed separately on our YouTube channel.

We are proud of our ultra-competitive pricing structure here at Twistfix as we understand just how important cost-effectiveness is. To help solve the issue of wastage, we have created a number of product calculators which allow you to exactly work out how much or how many of a particular product you will need to complete a given project. These handy product calculators can be found in the 'Help and Advice' section of the Twistfix website.

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