mastic joint leak detection

Repair Abseiling rope access leak detection and repair /water ingress elimination/ services, London



Abseiling leak inspection & repair, London

Rope access leak inspection, leak detection and repair is one of the most frequent project in our abseiling building maintenance practice. It requires professional multi skilled and really experienced abseilers who have extensive experience about the actual building structure and able to identify  the source of the leaking issue. Some of our customers take immediate action when suspicious damp appears on the wall. This quick reaction can save a lot of money and avoiding further serious damages what requires structural intervention sometimes. These water ingress issues can be caused by a blocked gutter or gully system, poor or old and worn mastic joint, some unwanted plants, probably some structural issues. The resolution is simple and much easier usually than our desperate clients expected. Our professional abseilers manage and solve any water ingress issues by our comprehensive knowledge and everyday routine via rope access if it is necessary. The accumulated rainwater or just the condensation only can find the smallest gap and hole on the building structure and causing a lot of issue and damage in it. All leaking issue require extra attention to prevent the building structures from any further damages.

  • water test waterproofing inspection
  • atrium waterproofing
  • mastic waterproofing

Water ingress inspection and repair at Korean Embassy, London

abseiling water ingress korean embassy

Repair Abseiling experienced abseiler team completed a comprehensive water ingress inspection and repair project at Korean Embassy, London. As a serious leaking issue experienced internally, all external cladding and joints of the high level glazing work had to be inspected thoroughly. This water ingress investigation revealed the real reason of this issue what’s found at all top joints of the mullioned cladding system. The absolute lack of the basic mastic sealing in these joints created a free way of the accumulated rainwater inwards. You can read much more about this water ingress elimination project in our blog post HERE



Abseiling leak detection and repair

rope access leak detection

Our regular customer “The Bridge Academy“, Hackney has a great looking architect even from the canal side, however this structure requires a lot of attention. Leak detection and mastic joint repair time to time give us a lot to do constantly. The time is over and all weakness of these delicate joints are getting in view. Despite of the best intention and efforts of the original builders, some of these mastic joints are starting to show some issues. These water ingress issues absolutely unacceptable above the library, computers and other common areas. It can cause a lot of internal damage on the painting, drywall, carpets and metal structure. This well maintained building have been suffering with these basic architectural issues for years, what we try to eliminate or mitigate regularly. The water is tricky and awkward in these cases. It can find the smallest opportunity (gaps and cracks) getting into the structure working together with gravity. The main challenge is to find the faulty spots and successfully eliminate the actual water ingress on this special cladding and glazing joints. All mastic joints require thorough clean, visual and tactical inspection finding the weak, leaking points of the structure. Repair Abseiling Limited’s professional abseiler team carries out this leak detection and mastic repair project via rope access regularly. Our experience (even on this building) and professionalism makes possible to create the best price alongside the most comprehensive service. Repair Abseiling Limited provides the most comprehensive rope access mastic application services.



Leaking mastic repair

mastic leak repair

Rope access leak detection and mastic repair project completed at Hope Wharf, Rotherhithe, London. All worn, twenty years old mastic (silicone) joint had to be removed and resealed between the Schuco panels, Zinc roof and cladding surfaces because a serious leaking issue experienced in the communal staircase.  Against the best intention of the original builders these joints wasn’t able to function any more. These old general purpose silicone lines only filled the gaps as a cork without any real adhesion to the surfaces. The general manufacturer guaranty for the highest quality mastic sealants is ten years nowadays, next to the far higher technological requirements, so these twenty years old silicone joints worked very well so far. The access was essential and a pivotal point on this project again. This residential block and its parking system under the building couldn’t be restricted or suspended for days or weeks with any permanent scaffold system, so abseiling was the only option for this leak repair-mastic application project. Repair Abseiling Limited professionals completed this project in two days without any disruption of the building. The window cleaning works of this fully glazed surface have been squeezed into the budget as our extra service on this project.



Leaking roof repair

leaking roof repair

Serious slated roof leaking issue has been repaired via rope access. Hanging on the wall or perform some special technical trick on rope wasn’t necessary on this project, but carrying out this leaking roof repair project safely was a basic requirement. Our creative access solutions could help us to complete these projects safely, quickly, and saving a lot of extra cost for our customer thereby.  This hundred years old four storey Victorian building extended with a mansard roof covered by natural slates. This type of delicate high level roofing, roof repair works are managed by our professional roofer abseilers on a daily bases. As this part of the building is far higher than it would be safely accessible with roof ladder, our rope access roofing services was the only way to repair . The traditional way to repair these type of roof surfaces would be scaffolding only, but the conditions, flexibility and costs of this solution are incomparable with our rope access roofing prices and efficiency. Repair Abseiling completed this rope access leaking roof repair project in one day via rope access provided all materials and access solution. You can read much more about our other leaking roof repair projects HERE



Leak inspection, survey and report

rope access survey and report

Repair Abseiling Limited completed a comprehensive rope access leak survey of the huge glass curtain wall system in London. These 800+ glass unit of this high level glazing system contains more than 2400 glass edges, corners and joining surfaces. Each glass panels inspected thoroughly, pictured, recorded, documented and set into the comprehensive report. This huge effort helped our customer to getting reliable information of the conditions of the curtain wall system and glass panels itself. This project based on our expertise and extensive experience in this industry. Survey and detect all defect requires engineering skills and comprehensive knowledge about the structure. Our knowledge forged in many construction, curtain walling and rope access glazing projects on many landmarks of London, what helps us to see, recognise and find all imperfection of the structure. Our abseiling services in London provides comprehensive survey, leak detection, detailed report and repair by the most professional abseilers. You can read about many more similar leak inspection and repair projects HERE


Leaking gutter system

rope access gutter repair

Leaking or blocked gutter system can cause serious leaking issue in the building structures as well. Our rope access gutter cleaning and guttering services completes leaking gutter repair projects on a daily basis in London. As these parts of the are on the most inaccessible places of the buildings the safe access solution and efficiency is vital in these projects. In all cases of the leaking gutter system require professional cleaning first. Repair Abseiling Limited provides comprehensive services for these issues from a professional high level gutter cleaning and high level gutter hoovering to the hopper and down pipe cleaning with our powerful industrial vacuum cleaner. The leaking gutter system repair can be carried out by a new part (replace the faulty part and gaskets) or using some kind of high quality flexible mastic or membrane installation. Our professionals find the best and most efficient and cost effective way for these issues.